We devise timely, effective and innovative solutions across the full range of international and domestic tax issues. Our services are tailored towards both individuals and corporations. We have successfully negotiated settlements in tax disputes with KRA and represented clients in Tax Appeals on assessments made by KRA. We advise on the tax implications of M&A, capital markets transactions, banking and finance transactions. Our expertise in tax law spans : real estate tax, transfer tax, energy and infrastructure tax, stamp duty, VAT, Income Tax, Transfer pricing, corporate restructuring, private equity and other funds tax among others.

Contacts

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K.Kimani

Kiragu Kimani

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

Kiragu Kimani

Telephone
+254 20 3258236
Email
kkoffice@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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TAbira

Thomas L Abira

E :
tabira@hhm.co.ke
T:
+254 20 3258211
Name

Thomas L Abira

Telephone
+254 20 3258211
Email
tabira@hhm.co.ke
Position
Associate
Department
Commercial
Profile
Thomas specialises in corporate and commercial law work including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, banking and project finance, energy, oil and gas and infrastructure. He also has experience in commercial dispute resolution, tax litigation, public procurement law and arbitration. Thomas has been part of teams conducting legal due diligence and advisory services in large mergers & acquisitions transactions as well as energy projects. He has advised on a number of local and multi-national transactions including project financing, joint ventures, privatisations and Public Private Partnerships Projects (PPPs). Thomas recently attended the Africa Infrastructure Summit during which he attained specialised training in project finance, project management and PPPs.
Practice Areas
Corporate Commercial Mergers and Acquisitions Banking and Finance Energy and Infrastructure PPPs and Privatisations
Qualifications
Education

2014: Kenya School of Law: Diploma in Law (Bar finals)

2010 – 2013: Mount Kenya University: Bachelor of Laws (Hons.)

Employment

Jan 2016 - To Date: Associate at Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

May 2015 – Dec 2015: Legal Assistant at Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

July 2013 – March 2015: Pupil at Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

2010 – July 2013: Trainee at Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

August 2008 – January 2009: Intern at Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

  • Meet the Team

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    K.Kimani

    Kiragu Kimani

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

    Kiragu Kimani

    Telephone
    +254 20 3258236
    Email
    kkoffice@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 date: Partner, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews.

    Nov 2001- May 2005: Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    1999 – Oct 2001: Associate, at Wainaina Ireri & Company, Advocates.

    1998 – 1999: Associate, at AGN Kamau & Kimani.

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    I. Kashindi

    Irene Kashindi

    E :
    ikashindi@hhm.co.ke
    T:
    +254 20 3258245
    Name

    Irene Kashindi

    Telephone
    +254 20 3258245
    Email
    ikashindi@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Partner
    Department
    Litigation Department
    Profile
    Irene has a wide range of experience in commercial litigation and arbitration. She has represented and advised a diverse portfolio of local and international clients on disputes filed before various courts and statutory tribunals. Irene has dealt with complex tax and revenue disputes involving substantial amounts of money as well as disputes arising from large public procurement and public private partnerships projects.
    Practice Areas
    Dispute Resolution and Litigation in the areas of Public Procurement, PPPs, Judicial Review and Administrative law; Constitutional Law, Tax; Real Estate, Insurance; Employment
    Qualifications

    Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya (2008)

    Education

    2007: Kenya School of Law: Diploma in Law (Bar Finals)

    2011: University of Nairobi: Masters of Law Public Finance and Financial Services

    2002-2006: University of Nairobi: Bachelor of Laws (LLB) with Honours.

    Employment

    2014 to present: Partner, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2006 to 2013 : Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2006 to 2007 Legal Assistant, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

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    Deborah Bubi Mwangi

    E :
    dbubi@hhm.co.ke
    T:
    +254 772 446446
    Name

    Deborah Bubi Mwangi

    Telephone
    +254 772 446446
    Email
    dbubi@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Partner
    Department
    Litigation Department
    Profile
    Deborah Bubi Mwangi has over 5 years experience in civil litigation and arbitration and is based at the firm’s branch in Mombasa. Deborah has represented both local and international clients in various courts and statutory tribunals. Deborah relocated to Mombasa in January, 2014 and briefly worked in the litigation department of Inamdar & Inamdar Advocates in Mombasa, before rejoining Hamilton Harrison & Mathews in June, 2014 when a decision was taken to set up a branch in Mombasa. Deborah is a member of the National Alliance Nominations Appeal Tribunal
    Practice Areas
    Dispute Resolution and Litigation in the areas of Employment; Banking and Finance; Judicial Review; Constitutional Law; Debt Recovery; Intellectual Property; Telecommunications, Media and Data Privacy; Real Estate; Insurance and Tax
    Qualifications
    Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya (2009)
    Education

    2008: Kenya School of Law; Postgraduate Diploma in Law

    2003 – 2007: University of Nairob ; Bachelor of Laws, Second Class Honors (Upper Division)

    Employment

    May 2015 to Present: Partner, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    June 2014 to April 2015: Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    Jan 2014 to April 2014: Associate, Inamdar & Inamdar

    2009 to Nov 2013: Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2007 to 2009 Pupil, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

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    Ezra Makori

    Ezra Makori

    E :
    emakori@hhm.co.ke
    T:
    +254 20 3258208
    Name

    Ezra Makori

    Telephone
    +254 20 3258208
    Email
    emakori@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Associate
    Department
    Litigation Department
    Profile
    Ezra Makori specialises in litigation and dispute resolution. Ezra has represented several local and international clients before various courts and tribunals in disputes involving employment and labour relations, product liability, banking and finance, defamation, information technology and telecommunications, building and construction, carriage by air, judicial review and administrative law, constitutional law, land and environment, real property, insurance and tax. Mr. Makori also reviews and drafts employment contracts and policies for clients.
    Practice Areas
    Dispute Resolution and Litigation
    Qualifications
    Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya (2012)
    Education

    2011: Kenya School of Law: Diploma in Law (Bar Finals)

    2006 – 2010: Moi University: LLB Hons

    Employment

    2012 – To date: Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2010 – 2012: Trainee, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews.

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    TAbira

    Thomas L Abira

    E :
    tabira@hhm.co.ke
    T:
    +254 20 3258211
    Name

    Thomas L Abira

    Telephone
    +254 20 3258211
    Email
    tabira@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Associate
    Department
    Commercial
    Profile
    Thomas specialises in corporate and commercial law work including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, banking and project finance, energy, oil and gas and infrastructure. He also has experience in commercial dispute resolution, tax litigation, public procurement law and arbitration. Thomas has been part of teams conducting legal due diligence and advisory services in large mergers & acquisitions transactions as well as energy projects. He has advised on a number of local and multi-national transactions including project financing, joint ventures, privatisations and Public Private Partnerships Projects (PPPs). Thomas recently attended the Africa Infrastructure Summit during which he attained specialised training in project finance, project management and PPPs.
    Practice Areas
    Corporate Commercial Mergers and Acquisitions Banking and Finance Energy and Infrastructure PPPs and Privatisations
    Qualifications
    Education

    2014: Kenya School of Law: Diploma in Law (Bar finals)

    2010 – 2013: Mount Kenya University: Bachelor of Laws (Hons.)

    Employment

    Jan 2016 - To Date: Associate at Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    May 2015 – Dec 2015: Legal Assistant at Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    July 2013 – March 2015: Pupil at Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2010 – July 2013: Trainee at Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    August 2008 – January 2009: Intern at Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

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    Andrew Warambo

    E :
    awarambo@hhm.co.ke
    T:
    +254 20 3258277
    Name

    Andrew Warambo

    Telephone
    +254 20 3258277
    Email
    awarambo@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Associate
    Department
    Corporate, Commercial & Real Estate
    Profile
    Practice Areas
    Tax Law
    Qualifications
    Education
    Employment
    Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews