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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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Plastic Bags Ban in Kenya: A Gold Mine of Opportunities

The ban

Marine and environmental pollution by plastic material has for several years been a global concern. The United Nation Environmental Programme’s (UNEP) initiative dubbed the “#CleanSeas campaign”, among others, urges governments to pass plastic reduction policies.  In August 2017, Kenya became the 11th country to embrace the campaign by enacting a ban on plastic bag and imposing the stiffest penalties in the world.  The ban outlaws the use, manufacture and importation of all plastic bags used for commercial and household packaging.