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Anjarwalla & Khanna

Employment

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What the team is known for

Dominant reputation for transactional employment work, frequently advising on employee transfers and contract renegotiation in the wake of M&A deals. Highly adept in managing significant restructuring and redundancy mandates, as well as advising employers on unfair termination claims and union disputes. Possesses stellar expertise in employee share ownership plans, as well as acting on immigration matters, work permitting and HR policy. Recognised expertise assisting domestic and international clients with the structuring of pension and benefits schemes in Kenya.

Strengths

Sources enthuse: "The team is very reliable, experienced and has a thorough understanding of business legal needs."

It is also "very proactive in spotting issues that clients haven't yet considered as possible problems down the line."

Work highlights

Acted for Kenya Airways on a dispute with the Kenya Airline Pilots Association relating to the hiring of foreign pilots on contract.

Notable practitioners

Rosa Nduati-Mutero is well recognised in the Kenyan market for her premier employment practice. She is frequently instructed by high-profile domestic and international clients to advise on disciplinary and investigation proceedings, including relating to senior executives, contractual reviews and employee retrenchments. She additionally offers expertise in employee transfers and other employment issues arising from M&A transactions.

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Overview

ALN Kenya | Anjarwalla & Khanna (A&K) has an active employment practice, which regularly advises on a wide range of complex employment related matters, including general advisory, transactional, litigation, corporate governance, immigration, employee incentives, collective bargaining and pensions.  Our team provides strategic advice and innovative legal solutions necessary to help employers maintain robust labour relations and minimize litigation risk through effective workplace strategies. 

The firm has assisted local and international clients with implementation and structuring of pension schemes, employee share ownership plans and compensation claims and benefits. A&K regularly works on cross-border employment deals with member firms of ALN, an alliance of leading law firms currently in fifteen African jurisdictions. Through ALN, we co-ordinate employment law compliance diligence across several jurisdictions, providing a single point of contact for all aspects of the employment transactions. 

A&K is a member of the Employment Law Alliance (ELA), a global network of labour and employment lawyers. One of our Senior Partners, Sonal Sejpal, sits on the board of the Employment Law Alliance and is the Regional Chair of the Africa & Middle East Region. 

Members

Abdallah, Aisha

Macharia-Okaalo, Faith

Nduati-Mutero, Rosa

Sejpal, Sonal

Warambo, Edwina

Clients

African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI)

Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya

Alliance One Tobacco (Kenya) Limited

CDC Group Plc

ComzAfrica Limited

Facebook

Garda World

Google

Gulf African Petroleum Corporation (GAPCO) Kenya

Helios Investment Partners (Helios) and Telkom Kenya

International Center For Tropical Agriculture

International Transport Workers' Federation

Kenya Airways

L’Oreal

Planned Parenthood Federation of America

PostHoldings

Rainforest Farmlands Kenya

Simba Corporation

Solar Panda

Industries

Agriculture

Aviation

Consumer Products

Financial Institutions

Hospitality

Industrial & Manufacturing

Logistics & Transportation

Non-profit

Oil & Gas

Private Equity

Security

Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Employment

Anjarwalla & Khanna

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Location

ALN House, Eldama Ravine Close

Off Eldama Ravine Road, Westlands

Nairobi

Nairobi

Kenya

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Kenya

Employment


Rosa Nduati-Mutero
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