A key regional player in East Africa, Kenya is a major communications and logistics hub, with an important Indian Ocean port and strategic land borders with Ethiopia, South Sudan, Uganda, Tanzania, and Somalia.

Kenya's Economy

Kenya's GPD is expected to rise to 5.8% in 2019 underpinned by recovery in agriculture, better business sentiment, and easing of political uncertainty. Medium-term GDP growth should rebound to 5.8% in 2019 and 6.0% in 2020 respectively dependent on growth in private sector credit, continued strong remittance flows, management of public debt and expenditure and global oil prices.


  • Jay Govender and Emma Dempster represented the Kenya Urban Road Authority, the State Corporation under the Kenyan Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure. Our projects & energy team is advising this client in the second Nyali Bridge PPP Project. Our work on this major mandate including advising in connection with the design; finance; construction; operation; maintenance; and transfer of a bridge and road project in Mombasa, Kenya.
  • Tessa Brewis and Elnalene Cornelius assisted with Association Agreements entered into with local media business partners for Dentsu Aegis Network (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania Nigeria, Ghana, Benin, Malawi and Madagascar).
  • Tessa Brewis advised OneLogix on a logistics business joint venture (Kenya).
  • Aadil Patel acted for SAP regarding the application of several HR and employee policies in use in South Africa, Angola, Nigeria, Kenya and Morocco.