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Work +254 2028 41000
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Fax +254 20 273 4667
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www.kaplanstratton.com

Amar Grewal-Thethy

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Work +254 20 2841000
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Kaplan & Stratton Advocates

Work Department

Corporate Commercial

Position

Partner

Career

Amar is a qualified Kenyan Advocate with over a decade of practising experience. He joined Kaplan & Stratton in 2005 and became the youngest partner at the firm in 2008. In addition to being a partner in the Corporate/Commercial department he is also the IBA Antitrust Country Rapporteur and contributor of the Kenya chapter in the Antitrust Newsletter of the International Bar Association.

Amar has considerable experience in advising clients on corporate and financial matters. He has been extensively involved in capital markets, mergers and acquisitions (particularly cross border M&A), corporate restructurings and joint ventures. Amar also advises on various aspects of competition law, energy, commercial and trade agreements and general regulatory compliance. Amar’s clients consist of local and multi-national corporate clients in the finance, energy and investment sectors. He also acts for several private equity funds and NSE listed companies. He has undertaken notable assignments for the World Bank, Barclays, I&M Group, KenolKobil and Toyota Tsusho Corporation. Amar has recently completed major regional transactions in the project management space for MACE (UK) and Turner & Townsend.

Languages

English, Punjabi, Kiswahili

Member

Law Society of Kenya
International Bar Association

Education

2004 Kenya School of Law Qualifying Examinations
2002 Law Society Qualifying Examinations, England
1999 - 2002 Reading University, England: LLB Honours


Kenya

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Kaplan & Stratton Advocates’ β€˜prompt’ and β€˜responsive’ team has β€˜excellent knowledge of the subject matter’, deep connections to local corporates and is consistently expanding its international referral base. The group advised Pioneer Foods (South Africa) on its $14m acquisition of a 49% stake in Weetabix East Africa. Senior statesman Oliver Fowler is β€˜outstanding’, with an β€˜encyclopedic knowledge of Kenyan law and good judgement’, and Mahesh Acharya has β€˜extremely well-rounded knowledge of the legal environment’. Amar Grewal-Thethy, Sam Wainaina and Nigel Shaw are also highly reputed.

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