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Competition & Antitrust Law

Mwale & Company has extensive experience in all aspects of competition and anti-trust law.  Clients regularly seek the advice of our lawyers to advise on cartel, price-fixing and market dominance investigations, regulatory joint venture and merger control regimes and litigation on anti-competitive business practices.

Corporate & Commercial Law

Our firm has a wealth of experience in all aspects of corporate and commercial law in Kenya. Our areas of specialisation include business venture establishment (including incorporation of companies, limited liability partnerships, registration of business names, etc), corporate regulatory compliance, preparation of commercial agreements, joint venture structuring, enforcement and drafting of collateral agreements.

Corporate Finance & Capital Markets

Kenya has one of the fastest growing economies in Africa with the ability to raise funds necessary for growth being a critical factor. Key in facilitating this growth is the Financial Services industry. Players in the financial industry require sophisticated, cutting-edge business and legal representation to help them comply with the changing legal and regulatory landscape and to prosper in an ever-changing business environment.

Employment & Labour Relations

Our firm offers representation to both employers and employees in matters before the Industrial Court concerning employment disputes. We also provide legal advice to various corporate entities on the entire spectrum of employment and labour related issues such as employee contracts, executive compensation and employee benefit plans and agreements, consultancy agreements, ESOPs, recruitment and dismissal of employees, assignment and secondment of employees, drafting and review of human resource policies and manuals and employment law compliance audits. 

Family Law & Succession

Mwale & Company Advocates deals with clients’ delicate family matters with the sensitivity they deserve.  A well structured succession plan is advisable because it preserves family wealth, avoids unnecessary taxes, family feuds and chaos upon death, incapacitation or retirement.

Intellectual Property & ICT

In this day and age, brand visibility is a crucial aspect of any business venture. The ability of a product to be quickly identified and purchased by consumers is crucial to the commercial viability of any business. It then becomes more and more important for business enterprises to protect their Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) through registration and effective commercialization of the same through licensing, merchandising, distributorship agreements, etc.

Litigation & ADR

Mwale & Company Advocates offers a wide range of legal advice and representation to its clients.  We regularly handle legal suits in the areas of commercial litigation, judicial review and constitutional petitions, intellectual property rights infringement, procurement, employment and labour related disputes, insurance litigation, succession matters, etc.  Our firm is also committed to providing clients with practical and cost-effective solutions to their disputes through various means apart from litigation.  

Real Estate, Project Planning & Conveyancing

Our firm appreciates the key role property plays in society. We are an ardent provider of a wide range of services with regards to real property transactions such as drafting and registration of charges, mortgages and debentures, registration of transfers of land, sub-divisions and amalgamations, changes of user, registration of cautions/caveats, drafting agreements for sale, leases and other instruments, etc.