March 13, 2019

Stephen Kamau

Filed under: Partner — job @ 6:28 pm

A savvy, business focused and transactional advocate, Stephen applies a bottom-line approach to meet his clients needs and business objectives. He applies cutting edge solutions to challenging issues while staying in sync with regulatory changes and technological advancements. He is best known for collaborating with leading organizations and individuals to craft impeccable strategies to address their most challenging business and legal issues through all kinds of market cycles and regulatory climates. He takes the time to listen, understand, and internalize his clients’ matters with an aim of assisting clients achieve their short and long term goals efficiently and effectively.

An excellent problem-solver, Stephen casts an experienced eye on the countless issues that can impact his clients interests and proposes fresh solutions. He constantly strives to help clients minimize unnecessary expense and delay, avoid tripwires and navigate complex negotiations & agreements. He applies a thoughtful, client-specific approach to each transaction. He is particularly valued by his clients for his creativity and effectiveness in complex and challenging transactions.

He has extensive experience in real estate, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, competition law, venture capital, corporate reorganizations & governance and intellectual property law. 

Stephen is very conscious of the privilege associated with the trust that clients place in their advocates. His practice is grounded in a client-centred approach, in which he prioritizes client communication above all else. 

Some of the matters Stephen has handled include:

Away from the office, Stephen is a sports enthusiast who enjoys spending his time outdoors.

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James Rimui

Filed under: Partner — job @ 6:26 pm

With a legacy of successfully representing clients in complex, high value and sensitive disputes, James is respected and is recognized as an advocate with an eye on strategy and who consistently takes a straightforward approach to understand his clients business needs and obtain the best possible results. He plans and implements both offensive and defensive strategies and brings a powerful analytical and practical ability to the complex matters he handles. He has practised extensively in the High Court, Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court and represented clients in various Tribunals and Quasi-Judicial bodies. He is also a well renowned Trademarks guru and Intellectual Property Law expert.

Understanding, first-hand, the issues that businesses struggle with together with the business models and needs, clients rely on James to develop customized, cost effective litigation strategies and lead them through the resolution of their most challenging legal issues. . From trailblazing innovative solutions to resolving complex business transactions and representing parties in disputes, James outstrips the competition.

His approach to litigation ensures that clients are informed of all potential strategies, the consequences of those strategies, and how the implementation of those strategies will affect their business. His clients describe him as a bold, swift, calculated, quick thinking and incredibly thorough advocate. Blending financial knowledge with his in-depth legal experience, his aim is to not only assist clients when problematic issues arise, but to proactively help their organizations thrive.

He takes great pride in the many long-term client relationships that he has developed in his career, which allows him to not only serve as a legal advisor, but also as a trusted partner.  Embracing the firms commitment to propel businesses forward, he assists clients expertly navigate through their legal challenges and succeed at every stage of their business cycle.

Away from the office, James engages in continuous learning and imparting knowledge to young upcoming advocates by mentoring young professionals in the legal field. He is also passionate about developing and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, he engages in cycling, marathons, and outdoor activities that require endurance and discipline a motto he exudes in both his professional and personal life.

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