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Agnes K. Murgor
Agnes K. Murgor was born on 15th August 1963 to Mr. and Mrs. Mathew Guy Muli. Her father the late Justice Mathew Guy Muli, a distinguished Kenyan jurist served as Legal Counsel to the East African Community, Judge of the High Court, Judge of the Court of Appeal, Attorney General of the Republic of Kenya and finally retired to private practice, before his passing in 2004.

Greatly inspired by her father, she joined the University of Buckingham to study law obtaining her honours law degree in 1987 after only two years of study. She pupiled at the firm of Hamilton Harrison and Mathews and was admitted to the Roll of Advocates in 1987.

She began her professional career in the same firm as a legal assistant in the Commercial Department. Thereafter, in search of

 

experience in major commercial law practice, she opted to join the public service where she served as a State Counsel in the Attorney General’s Chambers in the Treaties and Agreements Department. During her time in the public service she represented and advised the government in numerous significant bilateral and multilateral transactions.

In 1990, she married Philip K. Murgor then a State Counsel in the Public Prosecutions Department of the State Law Office. Two years later, the two resigned and established Murgor & Murgor Advocates.

In May 2003, after Philip’s appointment as Kenya’s Director of Public Prosecutions, Agnes took over a two year brief to represent the Central Bank of Kenya in the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the Goldenberg Affair. Her exemplary handling of the brief, earned her recognition by a leading daily newspaper as one of Kenya’s top ten lawyers.

In July 2007, Agnes took up an appointment with East African Breweries Limited as Legal Counsel and Group Company Secretary. She is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a Member of the Law Society of Kenya and the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya. She has an LLB Degree from University of Buckingham, a Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law and is currently pursuing a masterís degree in International Business Law through the University of London.

Areas of Practice
Corporate and commercial including drafting of local and international trade and investment agreements, international commercial and public financing agreements, commercial arbitration contracts, syndicated lendings, guarantee agreement, loan agreements, security documentation including debentures, mortgages, chattels mortgages, joint ventures, covenyancing, civil litigation including commercial labour disputes and related matters.


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