High Court Civil Case No.133 of 2007 Joachim Stackelberg Yolanda Firth v Sylke Obst

Dr. Wamuti Ndegwa acted for the Defendant in a claim based on breach of contract. 

Dr. Ndegwa successfully applied the principle of law that in a contract, a party who prevents the other party to the contract from completing his obligations in the contract cannot be allowed to use his own wrongdoing to prevent the innocent from enforcing the contract. 

Dr. Ndegwa succeeded in obtaining an order that,

  1. An order dismissing the Plaintiff’s suit and further, that the Plaintiff pay the Defendant the costs of the suit and costs of the counterclaim.
  2. The Plaintiff pay the Defendant damages in form of interest at 15% per year for breachin...

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HCC Winding Cause No. 5 Of 2006 In The Matter of Ziani Holdings Limited and the Companies Act

In this matter in the High Court, Dr. Wamuti Ndegwa represented the Shareholder/Petitioner. The shareholder complained that the company was excluding from its affairs of the company. Further, that the Board was running the company in a manner oppressive to the interests of the petitioner shareholder.


Dr. Ndegwa succeeded in applying the provisions of the Companies Act regarding the rights of the minority. The court issued an order directing that the company pay the aggrieved shareholder a sum proportionate to the monetary value of her shares in the company.


Judgement delivered on February 26, 2009.

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