Bowmans helps its clients overcome legal complexity and unlock opportunity in Africa. Its track record of providing legal services in the fields of corporate law, banking and finance law and dispute resolution, spans over a century.
With over 400 specialist lawyers, Bowmans draws on its unique knowledge of the business and socio-political environment in Africa to advise on a wide range of legal issues.
The firm delivers integrated legal services to clients throughout the continent from nine offices (Cape Town, Dar es Salaam, Durban, Johannesburg, Kampala, Lilongwe, Lusaka, Moka and Nairobi) in seven countries (Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia).
Everywhere it operates, Bowmans offers its clients a service that uniquely blends expertise in the law, knowledge of the local market and an understanding of their businesses. The firm’s aim is to assist its clients to achieve their objectives as smoothly and efficiently as possible while minimising the legal and regulatory risks.
Bowmans works closely with its alliance firms, Aman Assefa & Associates Law Office, in Ethiopia, and Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie, in Nigeria. The firm has a best friends relationship with Taciana Peão Lopes & Advogados Associados in Mozambique, regularly works with other leading law firms across the rest of Africa, and is a representative of Lex Mundi, a global association with more than 160 independent law firms across the globe.
Clients include corporates, multinationals and state-owned enterprises across a range of industry sectors as well as financial institutions and governments.
Bowmans Tanzania was established in January 2017 with an experienced team comprising leading corporate and commercial lawyers and dispute resolution experts and has shown solid growth since then.
ALN Kenya|Anjarwalla & Khanna (A&K) is generally considered one of the leading corporate law firms in Kenya, and is the largest full-service corporate law firm in East Africa. A&K is the founding member of ALN, an alliance of leading corporate law firms in fifteen key African jurisdictions and the UAE. A&K operates Africa-wide, handling deals in several countries across Africa, both in its own capacity and in collaboration with ALN firms. A&K has received numerous awards, including the African Law Firm of the Year Award, won four times since the launch of the Africa Legal Awards in 2013. In 2019, A&K won Large Law Firm of the Year Award by LSK Nairobi Branch and the Legal Advisor Award in the EAVCA Industry Awards.
McKay Advocates is a leading corporate and commercial law firm focused on providing clients with high-quality legal advice in advisory and transactional legal services. Founded in 2013, the firm regularly advises in Banking and Finance, Corporate and Commercial Law, Conveyancing and Property Law, Litigation & Dispute Resolution,& Sports, Gaming and Entertainment Law, Infrastructure and Projects, Debt Recoveries and Immigration Law.
Over the years McKay Advocates has advised both local and foreign clients, drawn from various target sectoring including financial services, construction, the energy sector.
Wamae & Allen is a premier full-service Law firm offering great expertise, depth and value to the practice of Law and service delivery to clients.
The firm has a dedicated team of skilled lawyers with strong work ethic and a Client-First approach philosophy in delivering legal services to a broad range of clients, including governments, multinational companies, banking and financial institutions. We take pride in being our clients’ primary information resource.
As the sole Kenyan member of Multilaw, we provide our clients with worldwide legal access by connecting them with multi-jurisdictional legal experts to facilitate cross-border transactions and disputes.