We are a leading law firm in Kenya in capital markets work, having advised on more capital markets transactionsin the last 10 years than any other local law firm. These transactions range from bonds, IPOs and rights issues to capital base restructuring exercises and take-overs. The firm also advises investment banks and investors on the structuring, sale and marketing of capital markets products and handling of capital markets disputes.

Contacts

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Mugambi

Andrew Mugambi

E :
amugambi@hhm.co.ke
T:
+254 20 3258294
Name

Andrew Mugambi

Telephone
+254 20 3258294
Email
amugambi@hhm.co.ke
Position
Partner
Department
Corporate, Commercial & Real Estate Department
Profile
Andrew Mugambi specialises in corporate and commercial law work including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and private equity, banking and project finance, energy, oil and gas and infrastructure and aviation law. He is one of Kenya’s well-respected commercial lawyers. He has advised on a number of local and multi-national transactions including project financing, joint ventures, privatisations and Public Private Partnerships Projects. Andrew is recognised as a leading lawyer by IFLR 1000, Legal 500, and Chambers Global (all internationally recognized legal directories).
Practice Areas
Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Private Equity; Banking and Finance; Insolvency and Restructuring; Capital Markets; Real Estate; Competition/Anti-Trust and Consumer Protection; Regulatory Advice and Compliance; Energy, Infrastructure & PPPs
Qualifications

Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya (1998)

Admitted as a Notary Public

Admitted as a Commissioner for Oaths

Education

1997 - 1998: Kenya School of Law: Postgraduate Diploma in Law (Bar Finals)

1994 - 1997: University of Nairobi: LLB Hons

Employment

2005 - To date: Partner, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

2004 - 2005: Senior Associate, Iseme Kamau & Maema

1999 - 2004: Associate, Bowyer Mahihu & Company Advocates

1998 - 1999: Kapila, Anjarwalla & Khanna Advocates

  • Meet the Team

    Transactions and Advisory Team

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    Dr. Wanjau

    Dr. Daniel Wanjau Muriu

    E :
    dwanjau@hhm.co.ke
    T:
    +254 20 3258290
    Name

    Dr. Daniel Wanjau Muriu

    Telephone
    +254 20 3258290
    Email
    dwanjau@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Partner
    Department
    Corporate, Commercial & Real Estate Department
    Profile

    Daniel undertakes corporate and commercial work in the areas of capital markets, mergers & acquisitions, regulatory and compliance advisory work, energy, telecommunications, intellectual property, oil & gas, infrastructure and public private partnerships.

    In addition, Daniel is also a legal scholar and has undertaken various legal research works and writing in both national and international law. A number of his articles have been published in peer-reviewed law journals including the Journal of African Law published by the University of London and the International Community Law Review published by the Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Netherlands.

    Practice Areas
    Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Private Equity; Capital Markets; Competition/Anti-Trust and Consumer Protection; Telecommunications, Media and Technology; Intellectual Property; Business Set-Up & Regulatory Compliance; Oil and Gas; Energy, Infrastructure & PPPs
    Qualifications

    Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya in 1995

    Education

    2012: Production Sharing Contracts Management in the Oil and Gas Industry by David Moroney (Partner, Fulbright & Jaworski International LLP)

    2011: International Air Law course by IATA

    2010: Legal and Regulatory Issues Relating to Carbon Trading Workshop organized by UNEP, the Swedish Energy Agency and the African Carbon Asset Development

    2010: Policy and Legislative Drafting Course by Training & Consulting Associates Ltd

    2004: Asset Leasing Course by Euromoney

    2005 - 2009: University of Melbourne – PhD

    2001 - 2002: University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg – Master of Laws (LLM)

    1994: Kenya School of Law - Diploma in Law.

    1989 - 1992: University of Nairobi – Bachelor of Laws (LLB Hons).

    Employment

    2010 - To date: Partner, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2003 - 2005: Partner, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2002 - 2003: Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    1997 - 2000: Associate, Ndungu Njoroge & Kwach

    1993 - 1997: Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

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    Mugambi

    Andrew Mugambi

    E :
    amugambi@hhm.co.ke
    T:
    +254 20 3258294
    Name

    Andrew Mugambi

    Telephone
    +254 20 3258294
    Email
    amugambi@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Partner
    Department
    Corporate, Commercial & Real Estate Department
    Profile
    Andrew Mugambi specialises in corporate and commercial law work including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and private equity, banking and project finance, energy, oil and gas and infrastructure and aviation law. He is one of Kenya’s well-respected commercial lawyers. He has advised on a number of local and multi-national transactions including project financing, joint ventures, privatisations and Public Private Partnerships Projects. Andrew is recognised as a leading lawyer by IFLR 1000, Legal 500, and Chambers Global (all internationally recognized legal directories).
    Practice Areas
    Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Private Equity; Banking and Finance; Insolvency and Restructuring; Capital Markets; Real Estate; Competition/Anti-Trust and Consumer Protection; Regulatory Advice and Compliance; Energy, Infrastructure & PPPs
    Qualifications

    Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya (1998)

    Admitted as a Notary Public

    Admitted as a Commissioner for Oaths

    Education

    1997 - 1998: Kenya School of Law: Postgraduate Diploma in Law (Bar Finals)

    1994 - 1997: University of Nairobi: LLB Hons

    Employment

    2005 - To date: Partner, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2004 - 2005: Senior Associate, Iseme Kamau & Maema

    1999 - 2004: Associate, Bowyer Mahihu & Company Advocates

    1998 - 1999: Kapila, Anjarwalla & Khanna Advocates

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    S.Ndolo

    Sammy Ndolo

    E :
    sndolo@hhm.co.ke
    T:
    +254 20 3258296
    Name

    Sammy Ndolo

    Telephone
    +254 20 3258296
    Email
    sndolo@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Partner
    Department
    Corporate, Commercial & Real Estate Department
    Profile
    Sammy has experience in a broad range of cross border public and private mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, privatizations and corporate re-organisations. He also advises banks and corporate clients on a wide range of equity and debt capital markets and finance transactions. Sammy has also completed a secondment in 2014 at Allen & Overy and Shell in London in the M&A and Downstream Portfolio teams respectively.
    Practice Areas
    Mergers and Acquisitions; Joint Ventures and Private Equity, Insolvency and Restructuring; Banking and Finance; Business Set-up, Regulatory Advise and Compliance and Capital Markets
    Qualifications
    Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya (2010)
    Education

    2014: Clifford Chance Africa Academy

    2009: University of Warwick: LLM (distinction)

    2008: Kenya School of Law: Postgraduate Diploma in Law (Bar Finals)

    2003-2007: University of Nairobi: LLB (Hons)

    Employment

    May 2015 to date: Partner, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2014 - April 2015: Senior Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2010-2013: Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2007-2009: Trainee, Tripleoklaw, Advocates

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    M.Mbugua

    Martha Mbugua

    E :
    mmbugua@hhm.co.ke
    T:
    +254 20 3258297
    Name

    Martha Mbugua

    Telephone
    +254 20 3258297
    Email
    mmbugua@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Partner
    Department
    Corporate, Commercial & Real Estate Department
    Profile

    Martha joined the firm in November 2014 from Coulson Harney Advocates. She has a wide range experience in advising on corporate restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, project finance transactions, joint ventures, advisory on construction contracts and conducting transactional due diligence. Martha completed a three month secondment in 2013 at Bowman Gilfillan, South Africa where she gained experience in relation to setting up private equity funds and related investment advisory work.

    Martha also has experience in conducting corporate and due diligence training programs

    Practice Areas
    Mergers and Acquisitions; Joint Ventures and Private Equity; Banking and Finance; Capital Markets; Aviation; Business Set-Up; Construction Law; Regulatory Advice and Compliance.
    Qualifications
    Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya (2009)
    Education

    2014: Clifford Chance Africa Academy

    2009 – 2010: University of Birmingham (LL.M – International Commercial Law in Financing International Trade, International Oil & Gas Law, International Investment Law & International Commercial Arbitration)

    2008: Kenya School of Law: Postgraduate Diploma in Law

    2004 – 2007: University of Nairobi, Kenya (LL.B – Second Class Honours (Upper Division)

    Employment

    November 2014 - To date: Senior Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2014: Senior Associate, Coulson Harney Advocates

    May – July 2013: International Associate, Bowman Gilfillan, South Africa

    2011 – 2013: Associate, Coulson Harney Advocates

    2010 - 2011: Associate, Mohammed Muigai Advocates

    2009 - 2011: Pupil & Associate, Mohammed Muigai Advocates

    2007 – 2008: Legal Assistant, Barclays Bank of Kenya (Legal Department)

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    S. Koech

    Sigee Koech

    E :
    skoech@hhm.co.ke
    T:
    +254 20 3258275
    Name

    Sigee Koech

    Telephone
    +254 20 3258275
    Email
    skoech@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Partner
    Department
    Corporate, Commercial & Real Estate Department
    Profile

    Sigee specializes in corporate, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and private equity, real estate, environmental and planning, banking and project finance.

    Sigee completed her Masters in Law at the University Of Pittsburgh School of Law and later interned at H.J Heinz Company Corporate Counsel office at its World Headquarters in Pittsburgh where she obtained training and work experience in the office of the Corporate counsel to the management of Heinz on matters regarding competition law, employment law, sales and distribution matters including pricing policies and contracts.

    Practice Areas
    Banking and Finance; Insolvency and Restructuring; Real Estate, Planning and Environmental Law; Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Private Equity; Business Setup; Regulatory Advice and Compliance
    Qualifications
    Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya (2012)
    Education

    2010 - 2011: University of Pittsburgh School of Law: LL.M.

    2009: Kenya School of Law: Diploma in Law (Bar Finals)

    2005 – 2008: Moi University: LLB Hons

    Employment

    2012 - To date: Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2008 - 2010: Trainee, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    Dispute Resolution Team

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    K.Kimani

    Kiragu Kimani

    E :
    kkoffice@hhm.co.ke, kkimani@hhm.co.ke
    T:
    +254 20 3258236
    Name

    Kiragu Kimani

    Telephone
    +254 20 3258236
    Email
    kkoffice@hhm.co.ke, kkimani@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Partner
    Department
    Litigation Department
    Profile

    Kiragu Kimani has over 26 years experience in tax litigation, commercial litigation real estate litigation and arbitration. He also has substantial experience in procurement law having represented several state corporations and other entities in procurement law appeals, and advising them on tendering processes. He has handled complex energy and tax disputes and represents multinational firms, local firms and departments of the Government of Kenya. Kiragu Kimani has consistently been recognised by various legal directories including Chamber & Partners and IFLR 1000 as a leading lawyer in the region.

    Kiragu has previously been awarded the International Law Office Client Choice Award as the best litigation lawyer in Kenya.

    Kiragu Kimani is highly rated by clients, who enthuse: "We've received excellent support – he's very sharp and dynamic. He's also been very flexible and commercial."

    Practice Areas
    Dispute Resolution & Litigation in the areas of Public Procurement & PPPs; Tax; Insurance; Arbitration; Intellectual Property; Aviation; Medical Negligence Claims; Libel; Building/Construction; Real Estate
    Qualifications

    Admitted as an advocate of the High Court, (1988)

    Education

    1987 – 1990: Kenya School of Law: Diploma in Law (Bar Finals)

    1984 - 1987 University of Nairobi - Bachelor of Laws

    Employment

    1991 - To date Partner - Hamilton Harrison & Mathews - Litigation Department

    1988 - 1991 Legal Assistant - Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

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    Michi

    Michi Kirimi

    E :
    mkirimi@hhm.co.ke
    T:
    +254 20 3258272
    Name

    Michi Kirimi

    Telephone
    +254 20 3258272
    Email
    mkirimi@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Partner
    Department
    Litigation Department
    Profile
    Michi has over 16 years experience in commercial litigation and arbitration with focus on banking, insurance, employment, intellectual property and commercial law. She has also been involved in significant cases dealing with the Kenyan Public Procurement Law, Tax Review and Constitutional Petitions. Michi regularly represents clients in ICC arbitration proceedings, as well as employment and insurance litigation.
    Practice Areas
    Dispute Resolution & Litigation in the areas of Employment, Insurance, Aviation as relates to Carriage by Air Act and related Conventions, Public Procurement, Banking and Finance, Intellectual Property, Tax Appeals and Administrative Review
    Qualifications
    Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya (1998)
    Education

    1997 - 1998: Kenya School of Law: Postgraduate Diploma in Law (Bar Finals)

    1994 - 1997: University of Nairobi: Bachelor of Laws - Upper Division (HONS)

    Employment

    2005 to To date: Partner, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2001 - 2005: Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    1999 - 2001: Associate, Wainaina Ireri & Company Advocates

    1998 - 1999: Associate, AGN Kamau & Kimani Advocates

    1997 - 1998: Pupil, Kairu & McCourt Advocates