Kaplan & Stratton


9th Floor, Williamson House, 4th Ngong Avenue
PO Box 40111 - 00100
Nairobi 00100

+254 20 284 1000

Key contacts:

Partner: Mahesh Acharya
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 65
Network memberships: Lex Africa
Languages: English, Swahili

With more than 60 qualified lawyers, including partners and paralegals, the firm is the largest legal practice partnership in East and Central Africa. Kaplan & Stratton has an outstanding reputation for advising clients in the fields of investment, banking, corporate and commercial law and complex litigation and dispute resolution. We have been involved in many of the important developments in the field of business in Kenya the region’s principal economy. We work for private sector businesses, governmental and international donor agencies, parastatals, NGOs and multinational corporations. We have advised on legislative reforms and have sat on legal reform committees.

We also have a strong reputation in private client work, covering such areas as real property, trusts, wills, probate and administrations.

"High quality and error free. They have the best drafting skills in this market, clearly capturing the commercial intentions of the parties in simple understandable language that fits in well with the rest of the documentation."

"The team has a good coverage from partners to associates, and can handle cross-border deals diligently and with quality. They are honest in terms of billing, and very much impressive."

  • Banking and finance
  • Capital markets
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Investment funds
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Structured finance/securitisation
  • Project finance
  • Competition

Banking & Finance 
Binti Shah 
Kenneth Kamaitha 
Mahesh Acharya 
Samuel Wainaina 
Intellectual Property
Peter Hime 
Nigel Shaw 
Real Estate
Rachel Mbai

  • Oil and gas
  • Agriculture
  • Banking
  • Energy
  • Insurance
  • Mining
  • Aviation
  • Financial services
  • Real estate