Kenya’s legal market is growing rapidly with the entry of foreign law firms and emergence of numerous practices. Choosing the best law firm guarantees you proper legal counsel. Finding the best legal counsel can be challenging since there are many players in the market. However, with the right information, the rather tricky task becomes easier. The following is a list of the best law firms in Kenya.
1. Musyimi & Company Advocates
Musyimi & Company Advocates works under certain values; humility, integrity, the dignity of human beings, and justice. Its main areas of specialization include corporate and commercial law, litigation, property law, family and children law.
2. Coulson Harney Advocates
Coulson Harney is a corporate and commercial law firm providing legal advice to both Kenyan and International clients.It specializes in Intellectual Property, Banking and Finance, Dispute Resolution, Corporate and Commercial, Energy and Resources.
3. Daly & Inamdar Advocates (D&I)
Daly & Figgis, Advocates and Inamdar & Inamdar merged to form Daly & Inamdar Advocates.The law firm is governed by the following: Competence, Compatibility with corporate culture, Commercial outlook to legal problems and Complete Integrity. Some of its services include Arbitration and other forms of Dispute Resolution, Civil Litigation, Commercial and Property Law.
4. Kaplan & Stratton Advocates
Kaplan & Stratton Advocates is one of the oldest law firms in the East African region. It serves both domestic and international clients. Kaplan & Stratton Advocates offers a wide range of services including corporate finance, project finance, business law, capital markets, banking and financial services.
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5. Muriu Mungai & Company Advocates (MMCLaw Africa)
MMC Africa was founded in 1995 and has offices in Nairobi and Mombasa. MMC Law Africa has a young leaders’ program and other volunteer services aimed at giving back to society. Its practice areas include corporate practice, dispute resolution, banking and finance, real estate and company law.
6. Miller & Company Advocates
Miller & Company Advocates is a Kenyan law firm focused on providing the best ligation services to clients in Kenya. It offers the following practices, trust and wills, family law, oil, energy, and gas, equity markets, advertising and marketing, mining and natural resources.
7. Anjarwalla & Khanna (A&K)
Anjarwalla & Khanna is one of the largest law firms in Kenya with more than 90 lawyers. A&K has offices in Mombasa, Nairobi, and in Dubai. The firm practices in several areas including Capital Markets, Banking and Finance, Real Estate and Construction, Oil & Gas,Competition, Forensic, Investigation, and Compliance and Tax.
8. Prof Albert Mumma & Company Advocates
Prof Albert Mumma and Company Advocates operates under some values; strategic alliance, integrity, team work, and client focus. The firm’s areas of practice include Litigation and dispute resolution, public procurement, public-private partnerships, non-profit organization law, property law, construction law, and governance.
9. Denton Hamilton Harrison & Mathews
Hamilton Harrison & Mathews (HH&M) is one of the best law firms in Kenya serving both corporate and individual clients. It is known as an innovative, experienced, and responsive law firm offering reliable solutions to its clients. The firm’s main areas of practice include Business Set-Up, Trust and Consumer Protection, Estate Planning, Regulatory Advice and Compliance, Employment, Employee Benefits, and Immigration, Litigation and Dispute Resolution.
10. Oraro & Company Advocates
Oraro & Company Advocates is a full-service law firm in Kenya. Some of its areas of specialization include corporate and commercial, real estate, dispute resolution, intellectual property, tax, conveyancing and securities.
11. Bowmans Law Firm
Bowmans Law Firm represents corporate borrowers, private equity houses, big-name lenders, etc. It provides specialist legal services such as banking and finance law, corporate law, dispute resolution.
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There are many law firms in Kenya, with each claiming to be the best. As such, it is important to do thorough research on the available law firms before choosing one to work with. Your choice will also depend on your legal needs.