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IKM Advocates
IKM Place, Tower A, 1st Floor,
5th Ngong Avenue, Off Bishops Road,
T: +254 722 898 393 / +254 20 277 3000
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Firm overview

Iseme Kamau and Maema Advocates (IKM) is a leading law firm based in Nairobi, Kenya. We are the DLA Piper Africa member firm in Kenya, one of the 20 member firms across Africa, offering unrivalled coverage.

IKM is a full-service commercial law firm that has been providing legal services in Kenya for the last thirty years. The firm has highly qualified lawyers with extensive experience in six key practice areas: corporate, commercial, dispute resolution, projects and infrastructure, real estate & finance and tax. Our people are also authorities in their respective fields and are highly sought after for the practical and innovative solutions they bring to the table.

IKM offers the services of a multi-disciplinary team with in-depth knowledge of the Kenyan market and its legal, economic, cultural and social specificities. We advise national and international groups and companies, financial investors and institutions, sponsors, public entities and governments on all the legal aspects of their projects both in Kenya and internationally.

With African economies growing rapidly, Kenya has become one of the continent's most important business hubs. IKM is uniquely positioned to handle legal matters in Kenya as well as those that extend cross-border.

Our relationship with DLA Piper Africa and DLA Piper provides the geographical spread required by leading companies and positions IKM to help clients wherever they choose to do business, be it at the local, national, regional or international level.

The firm’s Managing Partner is James Kamau who is also the current Chair of DLA Piper Africa.

The heads of our practice areas are:

Practice Area Head of Practice
Commercial William Maema
Corporate – M&A and Private Equity David Lekerai
Dispute Resolution Kamau Karori
Projects & Infrastructure Beatrice Nyabira
Real Estate & Finance Anne Kinyanjui
Tax Caleb Langat


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