The Firm

K&O Associates is a Premier Regional law practice providing specialist legal advisory services and representation in selected specializations of Corporate & Finance; Technology, Media & Telecommunications; Energy & Infrastructure Projects; Administrative Processes, Intellectual Property and Tax.

We have invested in training, experience and focus in gaining in-depth understanding of our client’s businesses whether they are in Financial Services Technology, Energy, Telecommunications, Media, or Real Estate in order to be able to advise on their toughest commercial challenges.

We seek to be the preferred counsel of our clients by our expert legal advice and our capacity to deliver on most complex transactions. Our clients rely on our ability to get on the same wavelength as them by investing time to understand their business and the world that they operate in.

  • Corporate and Financial Services
  • Energy and Infrastructure Projects
  • Intellectual Property
  • Tax and Invest
  • Dispute Resolution and Administrative Processes
  • Private Client Practice
  • Technology, Media and Telecommunications

K& O Associates is a member of Praelegal, a leading global legal and consulting network of more than 130 independent law firms all around the world and which is rapidly growing.

While in Kenya, clients of Praelegal benefit from our firm where we are fully focused on their sectors, wholly understanding the challenges that they face and are in tune to their needs. This is bred out of a long term view of Praelegal’s legal approach in understanding the distinct demands that each client faces which enables us to build bespoke services to suite each relationship. We work together with our network of international partners to provide seamless cross-border solutions for our clients.

Praelegal believes that one size does not fit all when it comes to adding value to client relationships. Hence by building value through collaboration and flexibility we aim to attract diverse range of professional people to create a rich pool of talent that will have a direct contribution to the value of legal service we provide.

Awards and recognition

K&O has distinguished itself as a highly rated commercial law firm and consistently achieves the highest rankings. The firm has been cited as having:
“consistently flexible approach towards problem solving while maintaining an objective view of the difficult regulatory environment in which we operate”

In 2014, the firm was recognized by Client Choice for the exemplary service of our lead partner in Telecommunications, Stephen Kiptinness. Client Choice recognizes law firms and partners around the word that stand apart for the excellent client care they provide and the quality of their service.

In 2015, the firm was recognized at the annual Finance Monthly M&A Awards for the outstanding service of our Lead Partner in Corporate and Finance practice, Crispine Odhiambo. The M&A Awards recognize the achievements of advisory and legal firms that play a crucial role in any merger and acquisition process.

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