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New Perimeter provides training on contract negotiations to East African public sector lawyers.

  • 4yrs

Kenya goes live with online case management

Competition Authority of Kenya has launched a new online Case Management System (CMS) and draft Competition Act Rules due to come into force.

  • 5yrs

Blockchain consortium expands to Africa with Miranda Alliance

The Miranda Alliance has announced that it has joined the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium (GLBC) as its first African organization.

  • 5yrs

ICC commission targets arbitration growth in Africa

The ICC International Court of Arbitration (ICC) is to launch an Africa Commission to co-ordinate its growth and activity in Africa.

  • 5yrs

Kenya receives thousands of legal books from UK government

Legal volumes shipped to Kenya, as UK government legal department takes up online subscriptions.

  • 5yrs

New study highlights critical role of corporate governance in Africa

Corporate governance improvements are linked to value creation in Africa, according to 2018 Africa Sustainability Study.

High Court of Kenya litigates its first competition case

The High Court of Kenya handed down judgement on the first competition case in the country this August, in the matter between Mea Limited and the Competition Authority of Kenya (CAK).

  • 7yrs

Kenyan court confirms lawyer's death as extrajudicial murder

The Kenyan High Court has affirmed that local human rights lawyer Willie Kimani, his client and his taxi driver were tortured and murdered at the hands of police in Nairobi.

  • 7yrs

NRF expands in Africa with Kenyan alliance

Norton Rose Fulbright has deepened its footprint in Africa by entering into a strategic alliance with Kenyan law firm Walker Kontos.

  • 7yrs

Kenyan lawyers strike over 'extrajudicial killing' of lawyer Willie Kimani

Human rights lawyer Willie Kimani was found dead on Friday after lodging a complaint against local law enforcement.

  • 8yrs

Regulators to open door for Islamic finance in Kenya

Attorney General Githu Muigai has announced that Kenya will review the laws and regulations surrounding Islamic finance in the country to facilitate the issuance of the country's first ever Islamic-law compliant bond, known as a sukuk.

  • 8yrs

Leading Kenyan law firm moves to single practice management platform

Anjarwlla & Khanna (A&K), the 80-lawyer practice which is the largest corporate law firm in East Africa, is installing software from Deltek Maconomy to streamline its administration, matter management and other functions.

  • 8yrs

Kenyan lawyers offer free legal advice for a week

Some 7,176 Kenyan lawyers are to offer services for free this week to highlight the availability of Legal Aid.

  • 9yrs

Law Society of Kenya sues top UK human rights firm

Leigh Day is facing allegations of 'fraudulently' inflating a compensation bill in the run-up to last year's agreement by the British Foreign Office to pay £19.9 m in a settlement compensation over the Mau Mau uprising.

  • 9yrs

Fragomen opens in Kenya

Immigration law firm Fragomen has opened its latest office in Africa.

  • 9yrs

Law firm 'blame game' over US$456b bridge deal

A war of words has broken out between a Kenyan law firm and its client, a Chinese construction company, over the loss of a multi-billion contract to build a pipeline in Kenya.

  • 10yrs

Two Kenyan firms to merge

Hamilton Harrison & Matthews and Oraro Company have announced they are merging.

  • 10yrs

Kenya takes first steps towards liberalisation

The Kenya Law Reform Commission has set up a committee which could pave the way for local firms to use the names and branding of international partners.

  • 10yrs

Orrick poised to launch Africa practice

US law firm Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe is to open its doors in Africa in 2014, as part of a strategy to serve Chinese organisations which are investing in the continent.

  • 10yrs

Kenya: Operators jostle for market share

The telecoms sector in Kenya is set to be a major contributor to economic growth in the next five years, say Livia Dyer of Bowman Gilfillan and John Syekei at Coulson Harney

  • 10yrs