Africorp Legal provides advice to foreign companies on investment regulations, sectoral caps and regulatory issues relating to various sectors in Kenya. The team actively advises and opines on barriers to entry, which include foreign investment regulations, policies, and specific commitments under various trade agreements, customs duty etc.
We actively take part in consultation processes with Government of Kenya and related ministries on policy related issues and submit proposal, papers on required changes in the extant policy. We will advise clients on entry strategy, business and legal options of doing business in Kenya, setting up a company and related labor law/ employment laws.
The firm also advises clients on issues relating to employment and long term visas for their expatriates (employees). The firm assists and represents foreign companies before the regulatory authorities and helps companies in getting necessary approvals/ clarifications/ registrations/ licenses.
The team has advised clients from almost all sectors including telecommunications, technology and e-commerce, entertainment, media & broadcasting, education, pharmaceutical, defense, trading (retail and wholesale), real estate and construction among others.
We have significant experience in dealing with mergers & acquisitions, private equity, joint venture agreements, international securities, foreign exchange regulations and capital markets transactions. The firm can assist in understanding the types of barriers faced by the foreign investors and the recourse to be taken.
The firm actively advises clients on trade related issues which directly impact foreign investments in Kenya. Such issues may include preferential market access to Kenyan companies, localization of technology, compulsory transfer of technology etc.
Monday — Friday 0800am – 1700pm
Saturday — Closed
Sunday — Closed
“We tailor our services to the specific requirements of the Client and provide a comprehensive and to the point advice.”