Lawyer Donald Kipkorir Awarded Ksh 1.3B For Defending Nairobi County Gov’t In Land Case
Donald Kipkorir, an unmistakable Nairobi legal counselor, has been granted Ksh1.3 billion for guarding the Nairobi County government against the Ministry of Defense in a land debate.
The KDF is said to have effectively acquired the package of land that currently houses the Embakasi Barracks, setting off the claim in April 2012.
Mr Kipkorir will be paid Ksh 1,338,011,582 billion in legitimate expenses, as per a decision gave by Deputy Registrar Diana Orago of the Employment and Labor Relations Court on June 13.
The bill of costs covers the portrayal of the city chamber for the situation from April 2012 to September 2020.
As indicated by court filings acquired by Sambazanews media, Registrar Orago showed up at the award sum in the wake of considering the worth of the land (Ksh 61.5 billion), various court appearances, and court filings.
The region government had protested the total, guaranteeing that Mr Kipkorir’s law office, KTK Advocates, had a retainer concurrence with the city corridor for Sh400 million or more VAT.
Orago dismissed the case, saying there was no evidence that the sum had been settled upon.
“The way things are this court isn’t persuaded that there existed a retainer understanding between the gatherings,” read the explanation.
“Besides very sad no verification has been offered to this court to show that there existed a retainer understanding between the gatherings other than an unsigned letter purportedly from the candidate firm,” Ms Orago said.
The candidate, KTK Advocates, denied the cases, guaranteeing that the Respondent had the valuable chance to record a Replying Affidavit to delicate proof on the side of its cases yet didn’t do as such.
The court noticed that the Advocates (Remuneration) Order determines a base sum and that while working out the sum, the court has the choice of expanding the charges yet not going underneath the base.
Kipkorir is a notable city legal counselor with an almost two-decade legitimate profession spend significant time in Corporate Law and Commercial Practice.