KN Law


IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

KN LAW is a boutique corporate and commercial law firm that operates in Nairobi with regional reach across several jurisdictions. The Firm has been involved in cross-border transaction across Eastern Africa, Mauritius, Singapore and Luxemburg. It has a liaison office in London. 


Focusses / specialisms

The firm strength in real estate and construction, banking and finance, and venture capital and private equity. It has experience and proficiency in providing legal advisory to local and multi-national corporations and high-net-worth individuals.


Key clients     

Notable clients include Mayfair Bank, BlueOchard Finance, Cytonn Asset Managers, Cytonn Investments Management, Centum Real Estate, Kenya Wine Agencies, Superior Homes and Tecnofin Kenya.


Research period review: 33rd edition (2023/2024)

During the research period the firm was active in banking and finance, capital markets and M&A.

In banking and finance the firm assisted lenders connected with financial services on real estate financings.

In capital markets, the firm worked with issuers connected with financial services and real estate on bond and note issuances.

In M&A the firm worked on acquisitions, mergers, fund formations and restructurings for a range of clients from the investment management, financial services and public sector.


Deal highlights: 33rd edition (2023/2024)

Centum real estate KES 4 billion bond issue

Platinum Credit KES 1.3 billion note issue


Client Feedback: 33rd edition (2023/2024)

Banking and finance

“Knowledge and experience in the subject matter and pragmatic legal advice. The level of research and customer experience was excellent.”


“Very promptly delivered and with regular feedback during the process.”


Charles Kivuva

“Very responsive with any assignment.”


Mugambi Maingi

“Extensive knowledge and experience of the banking and financial service sector, he provides practical legal solutions, good client management and good networks in terms of stakeholder management and regulators.”


Emmanuel Mueke

“Practical and pragmatic legal solutions. He is an excellent litigator, a good communicator with timely feedback and good client management.”