This department mainly deals with the establishment, day to day running and legal compliance requirements of both Limited and unlimited companies. It also encompasses the law on relations between employer and employee and the respective regulatory bodies. Further, the department also tackles the law on Intellectual property and its constituent elements such as Copyright, Trademark and Patents.

The firm has been engaged in the set-up of various entities guided by the managing partner who has extensive knowledge and experience in Corporate and commercial transactions.

Currently, the firm plays a legal advisory role to the Nailab Accelerator hub based at Nairobi, through advising on the legalization of start-ups and subsequent operationalization of their activities. The Nailab is a technological hub that incubates and oversees the growth of start-up ventures.

Labour Relations/ Employment Law

The department also handles Labour/Employment law matters, spanning from engagement documentation, termination and/or dismissal, employee benefits and preparation/negotiation of Collective Bargaining Agreements. The firm relies on the experience of its lead and consultant partners to advise its clients on such matters and goes out of the way to involve Labour officials whenever necessary.

Currently, the department has a wide range of clients ranging from established firms to successful start-up ventures such as Toto health Limited and Superior fone Communications Limited.

Intellectual Property

The firm has structured this division in such a way that it target both individual and corporate entities seeking to register and/or protect intellectual property rights locally and internationally. The firm does this through recognition of the Madrid Aripo system of registration and locally available legislation.

Some of the common services under this section are;

  • Registration of various rights under Copyright, Trademark or Patent
  • Review of associated commercial documents and issuing legal opinion to clients
  • Advising and litigating on behalf of the client