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EMSI & Associates is a boutique women-owned law firm based in Nairobi, Kenya whose founder has close to 20 years’ experience in providing legal and business advice and representation in the practice areas of Project Finance, Corporate & Commercial  Transactions and Policy & Legislative Drafting.

The Firm’s lawyers have broad experience in advising on and drafting various project documents across different sectors including Energy, Infrastructure, Real Estate and ICT.

Over the years, EMSI has advised local and international private sector clients as well as national and sub-national governments and related entities on various transactions within Sub-Saharan Africa.

EMSI & Associates is a boutique law firm based in Nairobi, Kenya providing innovative solutions to clients’ complex legal and business issues across different practice areas. We provide clients with the highest quality legal advice and representation in the practice areas of Finance, Corporate & Commercial transactions and Policy & Legislative Drafting. Read More >

Project Finance

We combine legal and sector experience with an in-depth understanding of your business to conduct a commercially-minded risk assessment of your project. Read More…

Corporate & Commercial

The African Continent today offers opportunities for inbound investment, business expansion and other commercial activities at a time more mature world markets are under strain. Read More…

Policy & Legislative Drafting

The Firm’s lawyers have drafted and commented on primary and subordinate legislation as well as assisted clients in relation to making submissions on this legislation as it passes through the legislative or regulation-making process. Read More…

COMMENTARY ON THE DRAFT ENERGY (ENERGY MANAGEMENT) REGULATIONS, 2020

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy published the Draft Energy (Energy Management) Regulations 2020 following which EPRA called for written comments to the Draft Regulations together with the associated draft Regulatory Impact Statement dated September 2020.  Written...

Kevin Biwott

    Practice Areas: Corporate and Commercial Law Policy & Legislative Drafting Alternative Dispute Resolution   Education: 2016 : Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (Hons.), University of Nairobi, Kenya, 2016, Kenya 2018: Post Graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law...

Kenya’s Legislative Quagmire in Attaining Sustainable Development Goal 1

The social pillar of the Government of Kenya’s long-term economic blueprint – Vision 2030 – underscores the Government’s commitment to eliminate poverty by 2030. To this end, the Poverty Eradication Authority Bill (No. 13 of 2020) was published on May 22nd 2020 (the...

Ministry of Health Issues Guidelines for Home Based Care for COVID-19 Patients

Introduction As Kenya sees a surge in number of persons testing positive with COVID-19, it is no longer possible to isolate all patients in hospital based treatment facilities. The Ministry of Health published guidelines to assist citizens with the opportunity to...

NAVIGATING THE EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

The Central Bank of Kenya recently noted that most SMEs - which are responsible for the majority of jobs in the country - will not survive till the end of June 2020 under the current economic slowdown resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Massive layoffs by huge...

Commentary on the Proposed Electronic Land Transaction Regulations, 2020

The proposed Land Transactions (Electronic) Regulations, 2020 represent yet another step towards completion of the long overdue digitization of land administration and registration in Kenya. This was due to the restrictions on public gatherings on account of COVID-19...