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TMI provides legal services to clients doing business in Africa, the largest economic frontier of the 21st century, while keeping in mind its founding philosophy of “providing services embracing the new age of furthering globalization and a borderless society.” Significant changes are taking place in the legal framework that affects businesses across Africa, which is seeing continuous and rapid economic growth. In 2015, TMI became the first Japanese law firm to second an attorney to Kenya, a leading country in East Africa. TMI is capable of serving its clients’ diverse needs in a timely manner while leveraging its expertise, know-how and extensive network in the region.

Contact in Kenya

Member Attorneys

Takuto Hirabayashi
Attorney, Japan and
USA (State of New York)
Takuto Hirabayashi Takuto Hirabayashi

Takuto is one of very few Japanese attorneys who have practiced for an extended period in Africa. In partnership with the Tokyo Office’s Africa Practice Group and local attorneys, Takuto provides high-value legal services and advice to clients in all legal matters associated with relation to their operations in Africa.

Guide to Our Legal Practice

The local Kenya Desk provides legal updates from African countries, refers client inquiries to local attorneys and liases with them. The Kenya Desk also provides the following services in alliance with local attorneys:

  • Advice on expansion to and investment in African countries and support for the establishment of local operational bases
  • Support for acquisitions of local companies, and for joint ventures and business alliances with local companies
  • Support for labor, tax and other matters associated with the running of a business
  • Support for issues related to competition law, compliance and disputes
  • Support in applications for intellectual property rights and for responding to infringements thereof

Anjarwalla & Khanna Advocates in Kenya, where TMI’s attorney has been stationed since 2015, is the largest law firm in East Africa. It is a founding member of ALN, a network of leading law firms in 16 African countries. In addition to this network, the local Kenya Desk provides prompt and exceptional legal services to clients across the African continent in collaboration with Simmons & Simmons, which has over 20 years of experience in practicing in Africa, and TMI’s France Practice Group.

Access / Contact Information

Name Anjarwalla & Khanna Advocates
Address The Oval, 3rd Floor, Junction of Ring Rd. Parklands & Jalaram Rd., P.O. Box 200-00606, Nairobi, Kenya (The office at which Takuto is stationed)
Telephone +254 (0) 703 032 138
E-Mail ht@africalegalnetwork.com
  • Approximately one hour’s drive from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
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