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Erastus Rabut


Erastus is a lawyer at Oraro & Company Advocates. Erastus is an Associate in the dispute resolution practice group. With over 5 years of experience, his expertise largely focuses on banking and commercial litigation, constitutional and administrative law, complex employment & labour disputes as well as land and property disputes.

Erastus has a keen interest in insolvency and restructuring following the new changes in the Insolvency Act 2015 as well as asset tracing and recovery. He has advised local and international clients from various sectors such as the financial services sector and the public sector.

Erastus has a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from Moi University and a post-graduate diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law. He is currently part of the team that is currently representing a pension scheme at the Kenyan High Court in a Judicial Review Application challenging the decision by the Retirement Benefits Appeals Tribunal.

He is again part of a team acting in a claim which seeks to stop an alleged payment of USD 20 billion in respect of power purchase agreements. His recent publications include:

  • Going Separate Ways: The Efficacy of Discharge Agreements When Terminating Employment.
  • Recent Decision Underscores Need for Court Sanction in The Carrying Out of Commission’s Mandate.
  • An Overview of Regional Systems for IP Protection.
  • Does Your Development Require an Environmental Impact Assessment Licence?
  • Medicare in the Employment Context.