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By Emily Nakhungu Kenya Law won the ‘Public Sector Legal Department of the Year 2019’ at the Nairobi Legal Awards held on 30th May 2019 in Nairobi. The Awards are an initiative of the Law Society of Kenya, Nairobi Branch which seeks to recognize excellence in legal practice and are meant to promote bench-marking of best practice […]

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Phaahla v Minister of Justice and Correctional Services and another (Tlhakanye Intervening) [2019] ZACC 18 Case CCT 44/18 Constitutional Court of South Africa Mogoeng CJ; Basson, Dlodlo, Goliath, & Petse, AJJ; Cameron, Froneman, Khampepe, Mhlantla, & Theron, JJ May 3, 2019 Reported by Faith Wanjiku & Moses Rotich Download the Decision Constitutional Law-fundamental rights and freedoms-protection […]

Establishment of a Charitable Foundation...

Establishment of a Charitable Foundation in Kenya A charitable foundation under Kenyan laws can be established either as: (a) a company limited by guarantee; or (b) a charitable trust. (A) Incorporation of company limited by guarantee A company limited by guarantee under the Kenyan Companies Act can be incorporated either with or without share capital. […]

Family Estate Planning

Estate Planning Estate planning is a legal process of deciding what should happen to your estate or assets in your die or become incapacitated, and taking requisite legal set to ensure that your decisions are effectuated. It includes the process of anticipating and arranging, during a person’s life, for the management and disposal of that […]

Five Questions Before Implementing New T...

Are you a “mobile lawyer”?  Are you a part of a “mobile law firm”? The push to adopt the latest and greatest technology in your law firm is ubiquitous.  There are very tangible benefits to doing so, the industry at large is moving in this direction, and, quite frankly, the transition is all but inevitable. […]

Why Software Integration Is Becoming Ess...

These days, many attorneys don’t realize the repercussions of sticking to old methods when it comes to managing their business and practicing law. Technology has changed the legal market in the sense that clients now demand more and expect more- all while feeling entitled to low fees. Although straying from tradition can be hard, those […]

How to identify and reduce inefficiencie...

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As a busy attorney, you’re likely very aware of the inefficiencies in your day-to-day practice that make you spend more time on things than you really should. But are you actually aware of them?  That is, have you identified the specific activities that are taking time away from the things that you should be doing?  […]