Njeri Wagacha

Partner, Head of East Africa: Industrials, Manufacturing and Trade Sector

Njeri Wagacha is a Partner in our Corporate & Commercial practice and specialises in Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Competition Law, Employment Law, and Technology, Media & Telecommunications. Njeri is Head of East Africa for the Industrials, Manufacturing and Trade Sector. Njeri runs the podcast NjeriTalks Law.

Njeri Wagacha

About Njeri

About Njeri

Njeri started off as Trainee Solicitor at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Europe) LLP. She later joined a firm in Nairobi as an Associate. She was a Secondee at Anjarwalla, Collins & Haidermota, Dubai. In 2018 she was appointed as a Senior Associate at the firm in Nairobi. In 2020, Njeri joined Kieti Advocates LLP as a Partner.

Credentials

Credentials

Education

  • Legal Practice Course, Nottingham Law School
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, Nottingham Law School (Commendation)
  • LLM, University of London (School of Oriental and African Studies) (Merit)
  • BA Honours Law and French, Middlesex University (1st Class Honours and East African Student Scholarship)
  • Completed Legal Practice Course with a Commendation
  • Completed Graduate Diploma in Law with a Commendation

Memberships

  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • Law Society of Kenya

About Njeri

Njeri started off as Trainee Solicitor at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Europe) LLP. She later joined a firm in Nairobi as an Associate. She was a Secondee at Anjarwalla, Collins & Haidermota, Dubai. In 2018 she was appointed as a Senior Associate at the firm in Nairobi. In 2020, Njeri joined Kieti Advocates LLP as a Partner.

Credentials

Education

  • Legal Practice Course, Nottingham Law School
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, Nottingham Law School (Commendation)
  • LLM, University of London (School of Oriental and African Studies) (Merit)
  • BA Honours Law and French, Middlesex University (1st Class Honours and East African Student Scholarship)
  • Completed Legal Practice Course with a Commendation
  • Completed Graduate Diploma in Law with a Commendation

Memberships

  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • Law Society of Kenya

News

Market recognition

  • Chambers Global 2024 ranked Njeri Wagacha in Band 3 for FinTech.
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2022–2023 recommended Njeri for employment.
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2023 recommends her for corporate, commercial/M&A.
  • Nairobi Legal Awards named second runners-up for 2022 Lawyer of the Year
  • Named Commercial/Conveyancing Practitioner of the Year at the Nairobi Legal Awards 2022
  • Awarded the East African Student Scholarship to Middlesex University, England

Market recognition

  • Chambers Global 2024 ranked Njeri Wagacha in Band 3 for FinTech.
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2022–2023 recommended Njeri for employment.
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2023 recommends her for corporate, commercial/M&A.
  • Nairobi Legal Awards named second runners-up for 2022 Lawyer of the Year
  • Named Commercial/Conveyancing Practitioner of the Year at the Nairobi Legal Awards 2022
  • Awarded the East African Student Scholarship to Middlesex University, England