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Kimathi Kuenyehia

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Kimathi & Partners, Corporate Attorneys

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Energy, Infrastructure, Natural Resources, Corporate and Finance


Managing Partner


Kimathi Kuenyehia is an award winning Harvard-educated transactional lawyer who is ranked by The Legal 500 as one of the top 5 leading lawyers in Ghana. He provides legal services predominantly to foreign governments, global multinationals and Fortune 500 companies doing business in Ghana. His blue chip clients include: Google; Uber; Novartis; Unilever; Finnfund; EKN; NOV; Tullow Oil; eni; Hershey; Multichoice; Volvo; Asanko Gold; Chirano Gold; AFC; among many others. Recommended as 'outstanding on all matters' by IFLR 1000, he is always the lawyer of choice for global multinationals with respect to their most challenging legal issues, most significant business transactions and most critical disputes. He is a past winner of the prestigious William Reece Smith Jr. International Bar Association Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year award for his 'professional excellence, innovative approach to legal practice, community service and reputation for the advancement of legal ethics'. In 2012, he was also selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. The prestigious Young Global Leader honor is bestowed each year by the Switzerland-based World Economic Forum on some of the most extraordinary leaders in various fields below the age of 40 from around the world in recognition of their 'professional accomplishments, commitment to society and potential to contribute to shaping the future of the world through inspiring leadership'.




New York State Bar; Ghana Bar Association; International Bar Association


Harvard Law School; Ghana School of Law


Kimathi is currently writing a book on Corporate Law and Practice in Ghana and was selected as the Commencement Speaker for the 2016 graduates of the College of Humanities of the University of Ghana.


Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Regarded as ‘responsive, very knowledgeable and a pleasure to work with’, Kimathi & Partners, Corporate Attorneys is noted for its ‘good business acumen’ in a wide spectrum of financing matters. The firm is headed by the ‘very responsiveKimathi Kuenyehia, Sr, who ‘has in-depth knowledge and a strong business sense’.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

At Kimathi & Partners, Corporate Attorneys, the team is highly regarded for its ‘excellent understanding of business objectives’ and often handles high-value cross-border transactions, with particular expertise in the energy sector. The group handled all major commercial transactions and contract matters, as well as regulatory issues for Asanko Gold. The ‘excellentKimathi Kuenyehia, Srproffers strategic solutions to the benefit of his clients’. Clients also recommend the ‘affableSefakor Kuenyehia.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Kimathi & Partners, Corporate Attorneys has ‘significant expertise’ acting for multinationals and Fortune 500 companies, as well as foreign governments and agencies. Kimathi Kuenyehia, Sr and Augustine Kidisil are ‘excellent’.

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Within: Energy

Kimathi & Partners, Corporate Attorneys has notable expertise handling commercial and regulatory matters across sectors including oil and gas, and mining and power, including renewable energy. Kimathi Kuenyehia, Sr is well regarded.

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Infrastructure projects

Within: Infrastructure projects

Kimathi & Partners, Corporate Attorneys’ infrastructure group has significant experience advising on PPP matters. The firm counts Google and Asanko Gold among its clients. Kimathi Kuenyehia, Sr is the key contact.

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Legal market overview

Within: Leading individuals

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