About Us

EMSI & Associates is a professional services firm based in Nairobi, Kenya providing innovative solutions to clients’ complex legal and business issues across different sectors ranging from energy and infrastructure to real estate and technology.

At EMSI, we aim to provide clients with the highest quality legal advice and representation through the entire transaction or project life cycle. We strive for excellence by keeping abreast of emerging trends, international best practice and imminent legislative proposals that would impact our local and international clients.

The Firm’s clients include industrial and commercial companies, financial institutions, private funds, governments, charitable institutions and individuals and their diversity is a result of the Firm’s capacity to tailor work and advice to specific client needs. The Firm also serves as out-sourced counsel, providing “in-house” legal advisory support to smaller business and consulting firms, thus ensuring that no one is left behind.

Local Footprint, Global Reach

Africa presents a complex and evolving commercial, economic and legal environment. Our clients need counsel who are not only experienced in international transactions, but also with a genuine knowledge of the local economic, legal and regulatory regimes, languages, customs and cultures.

Our well established networks with other legal firms across the African Continent and across the Globe, enables us to offer clients significant assistance through the technical competency and experience of our carefully selected collaborative partners.

How We Serve Our Clients

At EMSI & Associates, we strive to do more for our clients and be more than just legal practitioners. By seeking to understand the priorities and business challenges facing our clients, we are able tailor solutions to your requirements, and position ourselves as the legal partner of choice for your business.

The Firm is committed to using its best efforts to ensure compliance with the Law Society’s Code of Ethics and Conduct of Advocates as amended from time to time and has developed a Client Care Handbook to be certain that both our team members – lawyers and non-lawyers – understand and adhere to our policies, values and principles in the service of our Clients.

Our Values

  • Excellence: We are committed to excellent client service, quality work standard and attention to the finer details.
  • Efficiency: We value your time and seek to solve your complex legal issues yesterday.
  • Respect: We treat our clients and our people with the utmost respect.
  • Innovation: We nurture innovation and creativity in solving complex challenges facing clients today
  • Integrity: We conduct our business with integrity and hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards