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|Case Number:||Miscellaneous Civil Application 71 of 2017|
|Parties:||Kihanga & Co. Advocates v Xplico Insurance Company Limited|
|Date Delivered:||25 Nov 2021|
|Court:||High Court at Naivasha|
|Judge(s):||Grace Wangui Ngenye|
|Citation:||Kihanga & Co. Advocates v Xplico Insurance Company Limited  eKLR|
|Case Outcome:||Application allowed with costs to the Applicant|
|Disclaimer:||The information contained in the above segment is not part of the judicial opinion delivered by the Court. The metadata has been prepared by Kenya Law as a guide in understanding the subject of the judicial opinion. Kenya Law makes no warranties as to the comprehensiveness or accuracy of the information|
REPUBLIC OF KENYA
IN THE HIGH COURT OF KENYA
MISCELLANEOUS CIVIL APPLICATION NO. 71 OF 2017
KIHANGA & CO. ADVOCATES.....................................................APPLICANT
XPLICO INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED........................RESPONDENT
1. By way of a Notice of Motion dated 14th October, 2021, the Applicant which is a practicing law firm prays that judgment be entered in favour of the Advocates (Applicant) against the client (Respondent) for the sum of Kshs 80,403/= and that the costs of the application be borne by the client.
2. The application is brought under Section 51 (2) of the Advocate’s Act Cap 16 Laws of Kenya, Order 51 Rule 1 and 13 of the Civil Procedure Rules, Section 1A and 3A of the Civil Procedure Act and all other enabling provisions of the law.
2. The application is supported by the grounds on the face of it and the Affidavit of Kihanga Mwangi Advocate of the Applicant’s law firm sworn on 14th October, 2021. In summary, the Respondent was a client of the Applicant in Naivasha CMCC No. 148 of 2016. A Client/Advocate Bill of Costs was taxed at Kshs 80,403/= as per the Hon. Deputy Registrar’s Ruling dated 1st July, 2021. Pursuant thereto, a Certificate of Taxation dated 23rd September, 2021 was drawn.
4. The Respondent was served through its legal officer to come for the hearing of the application but failed to. In the circumstances, I have deemed the application herein as unopposed. Accordingly, the same is allowed with costs to the Applicant.
DATED AND DELIVERED THIS 25TH DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2021.
G. W. NGENYE-MACHARIA
In the presence of:
1. N/A for the Applicant
2. N/A for the Respondent