Mahesh Acharya

NBMA Advocates - Kenya



Highly regarded

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Technology and telecommunications

Mahesh Acharya is a Partner at ENSafrica l Kenya.   

Mahesh’s experience includes advising clients on a wide range of cross border corporate/commercial matters ranging from mergers and acquisitions, internal re-organisations, joint venture arrangements, capital markets, privatisations, outsourcing transactions, share incentive schemes, social entrepreneurships, intellectual property and data privacy. He is also the ‘go-to’ lawyer in Kenya on complex FinTech matters.

He has acted for clients in a variety of industries including financial services, technology, media and telecommunications, hospitality, agriculture, manufacturing, education, health and private equity.

Mahesh is an Advisory council member for the Innovative law club Africa. As an Advisory council member, Mahesh provides strategic guidance to the Innovative law club Africa, engineering partnerships, and collaborating on special projects.  He also sits on the boards of various regulated businesses.

He is also member of the Law Society of England & Wales – International Division.

  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Data privacy and protection 
  • Intellectual property
  • Agribusiness
  • Fintech
  • Corporate commercial
  • Private equity 
  • Mining 
  • Insurance 
  • Technology, media and telecommunications 

  • BA (University of Nagpur)
  • LLB (University of Nagpur)
  • WIPO IP Certifications
  • Certified Patent Agent, Kenya Industrial Property Institute
  • Commissioner for Oaths
  • Notary Public
  • Member of the Law Society of England & Wales – International Division
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya