Commercial Transactions – Invoking Force Majeure and Frustration in Contracts

On 11th March 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic, which is defined as “an epidemic occurring worldwide, or over a very wide area, crossing international boundaries and usually affecting a large number of people”. Since then, the economic threat posed by the novel coronavirus has rapidly turned from a looming threat […]

On 18th March, 2020 the President assented to the Business Laws (Amendment) Act, 2020 (the Act). The Act, which came into force on its date of assent, seeks to facilitate the ease of doing business in Kenya by amending various statutes. Below is a summary of the salient changes brought about

Chambers Global Guide which ranks the most outstanding law firms and top lawyers across the world has released its 2020 rankings. We are delighted to announce that our Senior Partner, George Oraro SC has surpassed the Band 1 ranking receiving the prestigious ‘Star Individual’

By Jacob Ochieng | Sandra Kavagi | Sheila Nyakundi

8th November, 2019 marked a great milestone in the history of Kenyan legislation with the enactment of the long-awaited Data Protection Act, 2019 (the Act). The purpose of the Act is to inter alia regulate the collection and processing of data in Kenya. The Act has introduced elaborate

Jacob Ochieng and Cindy Oraro participated in the 16th Annual African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) 2019 Conference. The AVCA conference provides the private equity and venture capital industry globally with a platform to discuss the most

By Jacob Ochieng | Milly Mbedi

On the 20th of April, 2018, the Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Coordination of National Government, Dr. Fred Matiangi, issued directives requiring all foreigners to regularise their work permits within sixty (60) days. The directives were

By Jacob Ochieng | Sheila Nyakundi

By Jacob Ochieng