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The Legal 500 Hall of Fame Icon The Legal 500 Hall of Fame highlights individuals who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence. The Hall of Fame highlights, to clients, the law firm partners who are at the pinnacle of the profession. In Europe, Middle East and Africa, the criteria for entry is to have been recognised by The Legal 500 as one of the elite leading lawyers for seven consecutive years. These partners are highlighted below and throughout the editorial.
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Press releases and law firm thought leadership

This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

If your firm wishes to publish press releases or articles, please contact Shehab Khurshid on +44 (0) 207 396 5689 or shehab.khurshid@legalease.co.uk

 

Blockchain Technology and its Role in Real Estate Transactions

The growth and popularity of blockchain technology is at an all-time global high and does not appear to be slowing down anytime soon. Courtesy of the versatility of its use and application, blockchain technology may have a newfound utility in the future management and registration of land transactions in Kenya. This is according to ICT Cabinet Secretary, Joe Mucheru.

Flying Commercial Drones Now Legal in Kenya

On 6th October 2017, the government published the Civil Aviation (Remotely Piloted Systems) Regulations, 2017 which provide the legal framework for the use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems, popularly known as drones in Kenya. Entrepreneurs and investors therefore have the opportunity to tap into a market which a PwC report estimates to be valued at over USD 127 Billion globally in such sectors as infrastructure, agriculture, transport, security, mining, security, media and entertainment amongst others. Already, African countries such as South Africa, Morocco, Cameroon, Rwanda and Malawi are exploring drone enterprises in these sectors.