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Anjarwalla & Khanna

3RD FLOOR, THE OVAL, JUNCTION OF RING ROAD PARKLANDS & JALARAM ROAD WESTLANDS, PO BOX 200-0606, SARIT CENTRE, NAIROBI, KENYA
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Mombasa, Nairobi

Kenya

Banking and finance and capital markets
Banking and finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 1

Anjarwalla & Khanna

Anjarwalla & Khanna remains active in larger international financings, syndicated loans and restructurings. The firm advises a number of development finance institutions (DFIs) and banks and a range of borrowers and sponsors. It advised Swissport Kenya on the restructuring of its term loan B, a senior secured high-yield bond and a senior unsecured high-yield bond. The group also assisted Liquid Telecommunications Finance with its proposed $700m high-yield bond. Sonal Sejpal has a big local and international reputation, along with Mombasa partner Akash Devani and Mona Doshi. Project finance expert Amyn Mussa and senior associate Anne Muruka are also recommended.

Leading individuals

Akash Devani - Anjarwalla & Khanna

Sonal Sejpal - Anjarwalla & Khanna

Next generation lawyers

Anne Muruka - Anjarwalla & Khanna

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Anjarwalla & Khanna

Praised for delivering β€˜the best possible service’, Anjarwalla & Khanna’s domestic and international profile enables it to stay at the forefront of inbound investment by both multinationals and private equity houses; it has also advised private equity clients on a series of exit transactions. The β€˜attentive, timely, proactive’ as well as β€˜pragmatic but professional and business minded’ team recently assisted CDC Group, the UK development finance institution, with its $140m equity investment in ARM Cement. The widely renowned Karim Anjarwalla is supported by the hugely experienced Roddy McKean, the β€˜commercially astute’ Dominic Rebelo and Rosa Nduati-Mutero. Anne Kiunuhe is β€˜quick, accurate and client-oriented’, and tax specialist Daniel Ngumy is β€˜precise and has very deep knowledge’.

Leading individuals

Karim Anjarwalla - Anjarwalla & Khanna

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Anjarwalla & Khanna

Anjarwalla & Khanna continues to lead the market in anti-corruption, fraud and forensic investigations, including a rising number of cases linked to cybersecurity. Moreover, the group continues to represent Africa Oil in a judicial review application before the High Court of Kenya, which challenged a decision of the Ministry of Energy. Aisha Abdallah is an outstanding practitioner and Daniel Ngumy is a leader in tax litigation; senior associate James Wairoto is recommended.

Next generation lawyers

James Wairoto - Anjarwalla & Khanna

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

Anjarwalla & Khanna

Anjarwalla & Khanna advises a number of major corporates and NGOs on a mixture of contentious and non-contentious employment matters, such as restructurings, redundancies and share ownership programmes. Rosa Nduati-Mutero and Sonal Sejpal are recommended for compliance and advisory matters. Aisha Abdallah, who is regarded as a β€˜safe pair of hands’ for employment disputes, defended Alliance One Tobacco (Kenya) against claims made by former employees and a labour union.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 1

Anjarwalla & Khanna

Considered a β€˜market leader’ in power matters, Anjarwalla & Khanna has diversified its practice and now also handles a large number of traditional and social infrastructure projects and public-private partnership (PPP) initiatives. The group is increasingly active in renewable energy projects outside of Kenya and advised African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), Craftskills Wind Energy International and IFC Infraventures as the sponsors of a 100MW wind powered generation facility in Kipeto, the second largest wind project in Kenya. Amyn Mussa is hugely respected and is supported by the β€˜up-and-coming’ Aleem Tharani. Senior associate Karim Lalji is also well regarded.

Leading individuals

Amyn Mussa - Anjarwalla & Khanna

Next generation lawyers

Karim Lalji - Anjarwalla & Khanna

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

Anjarwalla & Khanna

Anjarwalla & Khanna focuses on large-scale real estate developments and investments in which it frequently leverages its market-leading projects and infrastructure practice. It continued to advise Centum Investment Company on its landmark Two Rivers mixed-use development and Actis on its Garden City mixed-use development. Amyn Mussa is a standout name, while Karim Anjarwalla has β€˜enormous respect in the legal fraternity’ and β€˜all-round knowledge of the law’. Mombasa partner Mona Doshi has a β€˜very good grip on the property sector on the coast’, Akash Devani provides an β€˜excellent service’ and senior associate Caroline Karugu is another name to note.

Leading individuals

Amyn Mussa - Anjarwalla & Khanna

Next generation lawyers

Caroline Karugu - Anjarwalla & Khanna

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