Kenneth Kamaitha

Kaplan & Stratton - Kenya



+254 20 2841000

Highly regarded


Bar admissions:




Practice areas:

Private equity
Project finance

Ken is a highly regarded project and infrastructure lawyer. He is the lead counsel on some of the significant infrastructure projects being undertaken by the firm. Ken has a strong background in M&A and also heads the firm’s business establishment and company secretarial practices.

  • Local counsel to Total S.A in the global acquisition of Maersk Oil & Gas A/S which holds interests in the Tullow Oil exploration blocks in Turkana Kenya.
  • Local counsel to Unilever PLC in the global sale of its spreads business valued at USD 1.8 billion.
  • Acting for Sinohydro Corporation (a member of PowerChina group of companies) as local counsel in connection with negotiations with the Kenyan public contracting authority for the development of various roads in Kenya under the Kenya Roads Annuity Program.

  • M&A
  • Project development
  • Project finance

  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas
  • Social infrastructure

  • High Court of Kenya

  • Law Society of Kenya
  • Commonwealth Lawyers Association

  • Kenya School of Law - Bar Qualifying Examinations
  • Commissioner for Oaths
  • University of Nairobi, Bachelor of Laws Honours