AB Patel & Patel


1st Floor, Oriental Building
Nkrumah Road
PO Box 80274 - 80100

+254 41 222 6518-9; 5992; 0726 666 665; 0736 230 000

Key contacts:

Partner: Vikram C. Kanji
Partner: Sanjeev Khagram
Partner: Faiyaz Anjarwalla
Consultant: Suhasini Gudka

Quick facts:

Languages: English, Hindi, Gujarati, Kiswahili

Having been established in 1922 A.B. Patel & Patel is one of the oldest continuing law firms in Kenya. The firm is based in Mombasa with country wide and cross border practice. Currently there are three partners, one consultant, three associates and a support staff of 30.

A.B. Patel & Patel advise clients in Kenya, across its borders and within the rest of the African continent. The clients from both the private and public sectors, include government agencies, parastatal organisations, NGO’s, banks, insurance and financial services institutions, manufacturing and services companies, infrastructure, transport and construction companies, shipping lines and agents, ship owners, P&I Clubs, property developers, companies in the agriculture sectors, businesses within the hospitality industry and conservation organisations, companies listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange  and private individuals.

A.B. Patel & Patel also work with international law firms and other consultants and their clients on Kenyan and regional matters and transactions. The firm is recognised in international legal directories such as International Financial Law Review.

Commercial & Conveyancing Practice

  • Banking & Securities
  • Company commercial and corporate matters   
  • Mergers, takeovers and acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Private Equity
  • Commercial shipping and aircraft documentation
  • Intellectual property 
  • Real Estate and Projects
  • Labour and Employment 
  • Insolvency and Restructuring
  • Family law administration of estates, wills and trusts 
  • Capital Markets

Litigation Practice

  • Admiralty & Maritime 
  • Banking & Insurance
  • Corporate & Commercial Law
  • General Litigation (Land & insurance)
  • Construction Contracts
  • Arbitration