IKM’s alliance with the global DLA Piper Group provides the firm with an advantageous platform to deliver international advice with the best local resources to ensure that clients are provided with advice that is steeped in local understanding and international best practice.
The synergy between DLA Piper and IKM leaves us especially well-placed to manage the diverse legal issues and new product structures that may arise from time to time.
Chambers Global 2016
IKM ranked highly in Banking & Finance and was noted for being " very Professional, efficient and very approchable". IKM was also noted as a firm that "will revolutionise the work being done in the region. The support they are able to draw on because of their affiliation with DLA piper means they can undertake some of the country's defining infrastructure and project transactions".
Managing Partner, James Kamau is commended for his specialist expertise in the sector and client-oriented approach. Sources describe him as "excellent", "most accessible and really understands the regulatory environment in Kenya".
Sources speak highly of Anne Kinyanjui's skill in managing significant transactions and describe her as "very knowledgable and very approachable"
Chambers Global 2015
IKM ranked highly in Banking and Finance and was recognised for its Conveyancing and Bank Securities practice area. IKM was also noted for being “very thorough – you can rely on their advice”; “they are responsive and look at issues in their totality”.
IKM Conveyancing and Bank Securities lawyers are “reliable and diligent” and “bring a commercial view of the entire transaction”.
Managing Partner, James Mburu Kamau, advises numerous banking clients as part of his broad-based practice. Sources say he is “very practical and solution-oriented.”
Anne Kinyanjui is Head of the firm’s Conveyancing and Banking Securities practices. Anne “delivers” and is “focused on the customer”.
Legal 500 2015
IKM ranks as a First-tier firm (Top-Tier recommendation) in Banking and Finance – noted as “extremely responsive”; the lawyers are “extremely professional and efficient.”
Anne Kinyanjui heads IKM’s “extremely professional and efficient” practice that covers a broad spectrum of financing matters, including banking law and project/acquisition finance. Anne Kinyanjui and Norah Mutuku are the names to note.
Chambers Global 2014
IKM Managing Partner, James Kamau, is praised by commentators for his experience in banking work as well as his role in fostering this practice area.