Kikanu is a Commissioner of Oaths and an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a vast range of experience in various areas of the law. She holds an LL.B. from Makerere University, a Post Graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law and is currently pursuing a Master of Laws in Natural Resources Law and Policy at Dundee University. She has a bias in civil and commercial litigation, debt recovery, probate and administration, family law, employment and labor relations disputes, insurance claims, constitutional and administrative law and general litigation practice.
She has previously worked as an associate at Simba & Simba Advocates and V.A Nyamodi & Co. Advocates wherein she served and completed several matters through litigation in court and out of court, through mediation, arbitration, and negotiation.