Our clients include some of the most sophisticated international and regional businesses, including listed companies, banking and financial institutions, insurance companies, private equity funds, venture capital and institutional equity investors, telecommunication companies, project developers and financiers, multilateral lenders, industrial and commercial companies, real estate developers, professional firms as well as government and public organizations.
The firm has offices in both Nairobi and Mombasa, Kenya’s main commercial centres. A&K has also established an office in Dubai. Anjarwalla Collins Haidermota (AC&H), a legal consultancy firm that provides corporate and commercial legal services, is the first African firm to be licensed in the UAE. Through AC&H, we are able to seamlessly service clients based in the Middle East on their transactions in Africa.
A&K has been named “African Law Firm of the Year – Large Practice” three times, in 2013, 2015 and 2016, by the prestigious African Legal Awards, which celebrate “excellence, achievement and innovation in the legal profession.” A&K is ranked first in Kenya by various legal guides, including Chambers Global, IFLR, and Legal 500. IFLR1000’s 2016 edition described A&K as “arguably the strongest firm currently operating in the market… and holding the title of the largest firm in Kenya.”
A&K is the founding member of ALN, Africa’s widest and most integrated legal alliance of independent top-tier law firms. ALN is present in thirteen jurisdictions, including Botswana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Madagascar, Mauritius, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa (associated office), Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. This network allows its member firms to offer unparalleled depth and breadth of legal advice in key African investment destinations.
By being based on the ground we offer added value through our understanding of how business operates in the relevant jurisdictions, our connections with local regulators and our experience of and insights into dealing with local issues. As a member of ALN, A&K is singularly placed to provide local, regional and cross-border legal services in all the ALN jurisdictions, and has the ability to manage deals across jurisdictions using a “one-stop shop” approach.