Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Matthews

Kenya

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

+254 772 446 446

+254 203 258 222


Key contacts:

Partner: Andrew Mugambi
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews is one of Kenya’s leading legal firms with 11 partners and 36 associates
Languages: English, Kiswahili


Founded in 1902, Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews is one of the oldest and largest law firms in Kenya. We are consistently rated as a top tier firm in Kenya by international directories. Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews (HH&M) is one of Kenya’s leading legal firms with 11 partners and 36 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
richard.omwela@dentons.com

Andrew Mugambi
andrew.mugambi@dentons.com

Dr. Daniel W Muriu
daniel.wanjau@dentons.com

Sigee Koech
sigee.koech@dentons.com

  • Advised a consortium of 9 banks on restructuring of loans advanced to Kenya Airways PLC worth USD $231 million;
  • Acting for a client who is selling a majority stake of its health care business to a Middle-East-based international healthcare group;
  • Advising Africa Logistics Property Limited on all aspects of establishing the first modern Grade-A warehouses in Kenya;
  • Advised General Motors in the sale of its entire stake in General Motors East Africa Limited to Isuzu Motors Limited;
  • Advised the Government of Kenya on a World-Bank-funded institutional review of all public institutions involved in the oil & gas sector in Kenya;
  • Advised on the sale of a 49.9% equity stake in Weetabix East Africa Limited to Pioneer Foods;
  • Advising Hass in the sale of a 40% stake in its petroleum business to Oman Trading International;  
  • Advised Vodacom Group in its acquisition of a 87.5% stake in Vodafone Kenya Ltd resulting in the acquisition of a significant stake in Kenya’s largest mobile phone company, Safaricom;
  • Advised Total Outre Mer S.A. in its acquisition of Gulf African Petroleum Corporation;
  • Advising on PPP projects for the construction of 10,000 km of roads across Kenya.

Sea View Plaza, Mama Ngina Drive,
Mombasa, Kenya 

Energy and infrastructure key contacts

Andrew Mugambi - Partner

andrew.mugambi@dentons.com

Daniel Wanjau – Partner

daniel.wanjau@dentons.com

Quick facts

Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews is one of Kenya’s leading legal firms with 11 partners and 36 associates We have significant expertise in dealing with local and international development projects in Kenya. Some of the projects we have been involved in;

  • Advised the African Economic Zone in a joint venture agreement in establishing the first Special Economic Zone in Eldoret, Kenya.
  • Advised on a World-Bank-funded institutional review of all petroleum and non-petroleum institutions involved in the oil & gas sector in Kenya
  • Advised on the first Road Annuity Programme that seeks to develop the road infrastructure in Kenya.

Energy and Infrastructure practice overview

Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews has successfully advised several development projects in Kenya. The projects include PPPs for construction of social infrastructure, joint venture agreements and development projects. The firm provides a full range of legal services to an extensive client base which includes governments, embassies, international organisations and investors.

Sector expertise

  • Energy
  • Transport
  • Social infrastructure

Recent matters advised on

  • Advised the African Economic Zone in a joint venture agreement in establishing the first Special Economic Zone in Eldoret town.
  • Advised on a World-Bank-funded institutional review of all petroleum and non-petroleum institutions involved in the oil & gas sector in Kenya
  • Advised on the first Road Annuity Programme that seeks to develop the road infrastructure in Kenya