About Us

Africa Law Partners was founded in 2019. The firm is a boutique law firm whose area of focus is corporate - commercial law. Our grounding in local law enables us to appreciate any challenges faced in the structuring, implementation and litigation of corporate transactions in East Africa while still maintaining a global outlook.

We are members of the international network of legal and commercial advisors.

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Practice Areas

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We advise clients on various competition law requirements such as restrictive trade practices.

Competition

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We clients in formulating and adopting various business rescue mechanisms and insolvency restructuring.

Banking

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We assist prospective players in the capital markets sector in obtaining appropriate licensing from the Capital Markets Authority.

Capital Markets

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We advise clients on their day to day legal obligations and review of their contracts in multifarious fields.

Commercial

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We assist clients in ensuring that their governance standards are up to par with recommended corporate governance standards.

Corporate Governance

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We assist clients in ensuring that their internal processes as well as contractual arrangements comply with international and local laws.

Data Protection and Privacy

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We advise clients on all their conveyancing matters as well as those intending to carry out large-scale construction projects.

Real Estate & Projects

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Our dispute resolution team works to prevent and resolve disputes by providing clients with practical, creative legal advice.

Dispute Resolution

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We provide our clients with end to end support in all their M&A transactions across the Eastern African region.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Our People

Walid Khan

Partner

Real Estate, Banking and Finance, Environmental law, Conservation, Corporate and Commercial Law

Walid is a Partner at the firm and the head of the Finance and Real Estate department. Walid’s areas of practice include Real Estate and Conveyancing; Banking, Finance and Securities; Environmental Law; Capital Markets; and General Corporate and Commercial law. Walid is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, a member of the Law Society of Kenya and has an LLB from Strathmore University.

Samuel Kisuu

Partner

Corporate - Commercial and Tax Law

Samuel has advised multinational and national companies on their acquisition of local and foreign entities as well as ensuring the most efficient and lean tax outcomes for the clients as well as advising clients in matters regarding tax disputes. Samuel has been involved in advising clients on tax disputes with the Kenya Revenue Authority,

Craig Oyugi

Partner

Finance and Real Estate

Craig has experience in banking, finance and securities transactions, with his practice focusing on structuring, negotiating and documenting financial as well as real estate transactions. These include real estate and mortgage financing, aircraft and asset finance to mention a few. He has also advised on the legal regime concerning structured products and their operationalisation in Kenya.

Latest Insights

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Affordable Housing Bill, 2023

Following the High Court's declaration that the housing levy was unconstitutional, the Affordable Housing Bill has been presented before Parliament for consideration to remedy the unconstitutionality cited by the three-judge High Court bench.

Thu, 14 Dec 2023

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Kenya Revenue Authority Issues Guidelines for Insolvency Practitioners

On 26 September 2023, the Kenya Revenue Authority published guidelines (the Guidelines) for insolvency practitioners (IPs) to operationalise the provisions of section 17 of the Tax Procedures Act, No. 29 of 2015 (the Tax Procedures Act) on the duties of an appointed person (which includes an IP).

Sun, 08 Oct 2023

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Proposed Law to Regulate the Real Estate Industry in Kenya

The Bill seeks to establish a regulatory regime in order to deal with fraud in the real estate industry which is estimated to run over Kenya shillings one hundred billion (KES100,000,000,000) annually.

Sun, 01 Oct 2023


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