Our History

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1902

Tonks and Allen practising in Mombasa.

1902
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1927

Allen & Hamilton merged with the firm of Harrison & Cresswell to form Hamilton Harrison & Mathews.

1927
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2002

Hamilton Harrison & Mathews celebrate 100 years of practice.

2002
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2012

Ken Fraser is recognized for exemplary legal and public service in Kenya and conferred the rank of Senior Counsel.

2012

On 15th May 1901, Mr Osmond Tonks, a solicitor from England enrolled in Kenya at Mombasa and on 9th December 1901, Mr Bertlam Grey Allen, an Irish Solicitor, also enrolled in Mombasa. On 1st December 1902, these two gentlemen were in partnership under the name of “Tonks and Allen” which was based in Mombasa. There were some changes in the partnership between then and 1st January 1916 when the firm of “Allen & Hamilton” was formed. On 1st January 1927, Allen & Hamilton merged with the firm of Harrison & Cresswell to form the firm Hamilton Harrison & Mathews.