Joseph Ng'ang'ira > Kaplan & Stratton Advocates > Nairobi, Kenya > Lawyer Profile

Kaplan & Stratton Advocates
9TH FLOOR, WILLIAMSON HOUSE
4TH NGONG AVENUE
PO BOX 40111-00100 NAIROBI
Kenya
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Work Department

Corporate Commerical

Position

Partner

Career

Joseph has been advocate of the High Court of Kenya since 2010. He joined Kaplan & Stratton in 2014 and made partnership in 2017. Joseph advises clients on a wide range of corporate/commercial matters ranging from mergers and acquisitions, internal re-organisations, share and asset sales, joint venture arrangements, capital markets and due diligence assignments.

His client portfolio comprises local and international equity investors, local and international listed companies, insurance companies, telecommunication companies, energy companies and private equity funds.

Some of the landmark transactions Joseph has advised on include: advising PineBridge Investments in their exist from PineBridge Investments (Kenya) Limited,  advising Barclays Africa Group Limited in connection with the purchase of a 63.33% equity interest in First Assurance Company Limited – a licensed general insurance company in Kenya, advising Sanlam group in connection with the purchase of a 30% equity interest in Saham Finances and the acquisition of an indirect interest in Saham Assurance Kenya Limited, advising Willis Towers Watson in connection with their acquisition of Gras Savoye Kenya Insurance Brokers Limited, advising Brookside Africa Limited on its multimillion dollar acquisition of a dairy business in Uganda, advising AfricInvest Fund II in connection with the sale of a 25% equity interest in Brookhouse Schools Limited, advising Safaricom Limited on its acquisition of Essar Telecom Kenya Limited’s entire shares and fiber optic capacity in The East African Marine System Limited (TEAMS); and advising Gulf Power Limited in connection with the € 62,500,000 financing by International Finance Corporation, Standard Bank of South Africa and OPEC Fund for International Development for the building a power plant.

Languages

English
Kiswahili

Memberships

Law Society of Kenya
East African Law Society
Institute of Certified Public Secretaries (Kenya)

Education

Kenya School of Law – Bar Qualifying Examinations
Moi University – LLB

Lawyer Rankings

Kenya > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Kaplan & Stratton Advocates has increased its focus recently on competition law and also remains active in the telecoms, manufacturing, food and beverages, and consumer industries. Joseph Ng’ang’ira is a key member of the team. Oliver Fowler is now a consultant. Mahesh Acharya and Amar Grewal-Thethy left to establish NBMA Advocates LLP.