TripleOKLaw LLP’s Jinaro K. Kibet, SC Elected to Board of Directors of Meritas Global Alliance of Law Firms

TripleOKLaw LLP’s Jinaro K. Kibet, SC Elected to Board of Directors of Meritas Global Alliance of Law Firms

Posted on May 14th, 2024

Jinaro K. Kibet, SC will play a top leadership role in maintaining Meritas ’reputation for delivering the highest quality legal service to clients in every major global market.

NAIROBI, KENYA (14/5/2024) – TripleOKLaw LLP, a Nairobi-based law firm, today announced that Jinaro K. Kibet, SC has been appointed to the board of directors of Meritas, a global alliance of independent law firms that serves the legal needs of companies across every major jurisdiction and global market. Jinaro was elected to the position from the more than 8,400 attorneys in the Meritas member network and will serve a three-year term with six other lawyers from around the world.

“Jinaro has been helping Kenyan companies enter and expand in other markets and industries, leveraging their on-the-ground peers across the globe for the benefit of their clients,” said Sona Pancholy, President of Meritas. “As a member of the Meritas board of directors, Jinaro will drive the continued growth and innovation of our network – in talent, technology, and many more global initiatives.”

Jinaro has been involved with Meritas for the last 10 years, during which time he has been the key contact in Kenya, the key East African economy, he is part of the Meritas Sports Law group and the Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity group. He has contributed to thought leadership such as webinars and publications including the Kenyan chapter of the Africa: A Legal Guide for Business Investment and Expansion. As a board member, he will participate in strategic planning, member recruitment and development, and the administration of Meritas’ rigorous quality standards, which set the network apart from other legal organizations.

“Being able to assist clients on their most important matters no matter where they are is extremely important to us. We are proud that Meritas is a well-respected Band 1 network that helps our clients unlock the opportunities of doing business in Africa and beyond. I look forward to working with my colleagues on the board to ensure more businesses can unlock the value of our vast network of lawyers.” – Jinaro K. Kibet SC, Senior Partner, Corporate & Commercial Practice.

Jinaro has the rank of Senior Counsel, the highest level of recognition for an advocate in Kenyan legal practice. He has 34 years of post-qualification experience in corporate and commercial law during which time he has garnered a wealth of experience in securities advisory, corporate restructuring, banking, and insurance law advisory for local and international corporates, private equity and investment advisory, public-private partnerships, capital markets and securities, mergers and acquisitions, and other financial services. Kibet serves on boards of numerous private and public companies.

About TripleOKLaw LLP

For over two decades, TripleOKLaw LLP has helped clients make the most of the unique opportunities in the Kenyan market and navigate the challenges of doing business in Kenya effectively using deep market knowledge, experience of Kenya’s legal systems, and multi-disciplinary focus. The firm has cross-cutting sector experience advising a diverse range of local, regional, and international organisations in some of Kenya’s biggest, most complex disputes and transactions. As a member of Meritas, TripleOKLaw LLP has access to more than 8,400 lawyers in 89 countries and 248 markets, meeting clients’ cross-jurisdiction and global needs. For more information about TripleOKLaw LLP, visit  or call +254 709 830 100.

About Meritas

Meritas’ global alliance of independent, market-leading law firms provides borderless legal services to companies looking to effectively capture opportunities and solve issues anywhere in the world. Companies benefit from local knowledge, collective strength, and new efficiencies when they work with Meritas law firms. The personal attention and care they experience is part of Meritas’ industry-first commitment to the utmost in quality of service and putting client priorities above all else. Founded in 1990, Meritas has member firms in more than 248 markets worldwide with nearly 8,500 dedicated, collaborative lawyers. To locate a Meritas resource for a specific need or in a certain market, visit or call +1 612-339-8680.

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