Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Matthews


1st Floor, Delta Office Suites
Waiyaki Way
Nairobi, 00100
P.O. Box 30333

+254 020 3258 000

+254 020 3258 222

Key contacts:

Partner: Andrew Mugambi
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 50
Languages: English, Kiswahili

Founded in 1902, Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews is one of the oldest and largest law firms in Kenya with 11 partners and 39 associates. The firm is a full service firm providing legal services in corporate and commercial law, projects and infrastructure, oil & gas, banking, insurance, capital markets, ICT, IP and regulatory/compliance matters.

Richard Omwela

Andrew Mugambi

Dr. Daniel W Muriu

Sigee Koech

  • Advised Africa Power Amalgamated Limited on the sale of its minority shareholding for approximately €12,000,000.
  • Advised GEMS Africa Limited on its acquisition of a company that operates a K-12 British curriculum school in Nairobi for US$ 14,500,000.

Energy and infrastructure key contacts
Andrew Mugambi - Partner

Daniel Wanjau – Partner

Quick facts

We have significant expertise in dealing with local and international development projects in Kenya. Some of these include;

  • Advised Africa Logistics Properties Holding Limited, in obtaining facilities worth US$ 26,000,000.
  • Advising Standard Chartered Bank Kenya Limited in providing SilAfrica Limitedwith banking facilities up to US$ 30,000,000.

Energy and Infrastructure practice overview

The firm has successfully advised several development projects in Kenya. These include PPPs for construction of social infrastructure and joint venture agreements. 

Sector expertise

  • Energy
  • Transport
  • Social infrastructure

Recent matters advised on

  • Advising PwC Japan and the World Bank Group on a study on the resilience of PPP infrastructure in Kenya.
  • Advising PwC & Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) as the contracting authorities under the Road Annuity Programme on PPP Projects.