What the team is known for
Prominent Kenyan firm with an impressive reputation in the region and an expansive reach across the continent supported by ALN, its network of allied law firms. Active presence advising African clients on M&A, corporate restructurings and intellectual property in the TMT, banking and finance, and real estate sectors. Regularly sought out by international law firms for its support as local counsel in various African jurisdictions. Additionally represents overseas corporations and equity funds in inbound acquisitions in sectors such as energy, manufacturing, security, financial services and insurance, as well as assisting with regulatory issues including competition compliance.
Sources admire the firm's "regional expertise," with one saying: "A&K has a good network across the region that is very well coordinated."
Another source praised the firm's "consultative and proactive style," adding: "I have been impressed with them every step of the way."
Acted for Huaxin Cement on the USD116 million acquisition of Tanzanian manufacturer Maweni Limestone.
is acclaimed as a "standout star"
and a "good local operator"
by market commentators. A formidable figure in the Kenyan market, his excellent international reputation correlates with his impressive experience leading major cross-border M&A and investment mandates.
is a highly experienced lawyer with an impressive track record leading cross-border M&A, PE investments and other corporate transactions. A key figure in the firm's regional network offering, he is highlighted by one source as an "incredibly thoughtful"