MWC Legal


IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

MWC Legal is a corporate firm from Kenya. The firm’s office is in Nairobi and is led by managing partner James Wairoto Mahinda.


Focusses / specialisms

The firm is very active in financial and corporate matters with a focus on banking and finance and M&A.


Key clients

Key clients of the firm include Bandwidth and Cloud Services Group, Responsibility Investments, African Banking Corporation, Standard Education Group, Sidian Bank, Lloyd Capital, Nairobi Business Ventures, OLA Energy Kenya, Transafrica Papermills, E3 Energy DMCC, Hans Holding, Standard Real Estate Africa and Standard Education.


Client Feedback: 31st edition (2020/2021)

Banking and finance

"Professional, efficient, competent and able to understand business concerns "


Capital markets: Equity

"We like them because they are responsive, agile, knowledgeable and prompt. They also go the extra mile to ensure the success of transactions we are working for."



"They are available, responsive and efficient."


Project finance

"MW & Company's team is the most responsive law firm I have worked with. The partners are highly committed, personally invested in clients' projects and available around the clock to work to tight transaction timetables. The team has solid expertise in real estate and M&A and deliver creative solutions to overcome deal challenges. MW & Company have become a highly valued and trusted business partner to our firm, facilitating for us crucial access to unique opportunities from their excellent network of professionals and business leaders across the market we operate. The law firm has embedded an alignment of interest with our business, through a flexible billing model that is tailored to fit our business requirements"