6th Floor ABC Towers
ABC Place, Waiyaki Way
00100 Nairobi, Kenya

+254 20 429 7000 +254 711 064 000

Highly regarded


Bar admissions:

England & Wales
New York



Practice areas:

Capital markets

Industry sectors:

Financial services
Technology and telecommunications

Shitul is a Partner in the Nairobi Office of the Firm, an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, an English Solicitor and a New York Attorney. He has over 18 years of experience practicing law in both Kenya and England.  

He deals with mergers & acquisitions, capital markets, asset and share purchases, corporate trustee services, business restructuring, intellectual property, joint ventures, management buyouts, franchising, management and operation and general corporate and commercial matters. Shitul is ranked as a leading lawyer by IFLR1000 and Legal 500

Acting for the Bombay Stock Exchange listed Bharti Airtel Group in connection with the proposed merger of Airtel Kenya (Kenya’s second largest mobile telecommunications operator) with Telkom Kenya (Kenya’s third largest mobile telecommunications operator), undertaking the legal due diligence and advising on regulatory, compliance, competition and general commercial law aspects  of this transaction in Kenya.

Acting for a Nairobi Securities Exchange listed insurer in connection with the proposed separation of its long term insurance business from its short term insurance business. Drafting the transaction documentation and dealing with all regulatory aspects.

Acting for London Stock Exchange listed De La Rue Plc Group in connection with the sale of its identity solutions business in Kenya to the Stockholm Nasdaq Stock Exchane listed Assa Abloy Group. 

Acting for RMA Motors Kenya in connection with the sale of its JaguarLandRover business in Kenya to London Stock Exchange listed Inchcape Group.

Advising the African Guarantee Fund for Small and Medium Size Enterprises in connection with various corporate bond issues and providing general commercial advisory services to the Fund in Kenya. 

Providing corporate trustee services and advisory work to the Nairobi Securities Exchange listed Safaricom Plc and WPP Scangroup Plc in connection with their various employee share ownership schemes in Kenya.

  • Corporate/M&A
  • Competition  
  • Commercial
  • Infrastructure & Projects
  • Insurance
  • Private Equity
  • Public Procurement
  • Technology, Media and Communications
  • Company Secretarial & Corporate Trustee
  • Foreign Direct Investment

  • 2001 – Admitted as Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • 2009 - Admitted as an Attorney at Law in New York
  • 2011 – Admitted as an English Solicitor

  • Member of the Law Society of Kenya
  • Member of the East Africa Law Society
  • Member of the Law Society of England and Wales
  • Member of the New York State Bar Association
  • Member of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya