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Tel:
Work +254 2028 41000
Fax:
Fax +254 20 273 4667
Email:
Web:
www.kaplanstratton.com

Sam Wainaina

Tel:
Work +254 20 2841000
Email:
Web:
www.kaplanstratton.com
Kaplan & Stratton Advocates

Work Department

Corporate Commercial

Position

Partner


Kenya

Employment

Within: Leading individuals

Sam Wainaina - Kaplan & Stratton Advocates

Within: Employment

Kaplan & Stratton Advocates is a leader in both contentious and non-contentious matters. The team has had pivotal roles in a series of landmark judgments, creating jurisprudence for issues such as redundancy exercises. The firm is at the forefront of industrial relations and collective bargaining arrangements; it defended Amadeus East Africa against a headline employee claim alleging breach of constitutional and other rights. The department leverages 'good use of litigation experience to inform legal opinions', is 'aligned with client's needs', 'very professional' and 'takes time to understand the timelines on each assignment and the depth of work required'. Cosima Wetende is a leader in employment litigation and Esther Kinyenje is noted for trade union and industrial relations disputes. Sam Wainaina 'has extensive experience' in employment and pensions issues.

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Privatisation and projects

Within: Leading individuals

Sam Wainaina - Kaplan & Stratton Advocates

Within: Privatisation and projects

Kaplan & Stratton Advocates has earned accolades for its work in renewable energy and road infrastructure projects. It has an especially strong record for sponsors, including Chinese developers, and is building its presence in the PPP environment. It advised Power China International Group on the Lot 32 toll road project, involving the unique transfer of the project from the Kenya Rural Roads Authority to the Kenya National Highways Authority. Seasoned professional Sam Wainaina and Kenneth Kamaitha have significant PPA and transaction document expertise, while Nigel Shaw is recommended for renewable energy projects.

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