ABOUT OUR FIRM
Kiptinness & Odhiambo Associates (‘KO Associates’) is a Regional Law practice providing high quality specialist and customized legal advisory services. We are the window to the region because we provide world class legal services in the local market.
We advise our clients on high profile and ground breaking transactions and have an excellent and varied client list that includes leading local and regional corporations, financial institutions and the Kenyan Government.
We are renowned for our commitment to excellence and for our ability to find innovative solutions to the most complex, multi-national and at times, first-of-its-kind legal problems.
Our goal is to be the firm of choice for clients with respect to their most challenging legal issues, most significant business transactions and the most critical disputes.
Our success is driven by that of our clients. Our clients are at the heart of how we work. We always anticipate what they will face next, adapt to the changes and provide them with the very best team, processes and solutions.
Three key features of our approach differentiate us; our client focus, innovativeness and our regional strategy. Understanding, anticipating & satisfying the client’s individual legal needs is, for us, a priority.
We offer excellent, seamless service across the full spectrum of disciplines required to execute multi-faceted transactions successfully. We counsel clients on increasingly intricate transactions with ingenuity & efficiency.
We are continually looking for innovative ways to leverage emerging technology to improve client service and advocacy. We keenly follow changes and global developments in Technology and the law to give our clients innovative, effective and timely solutions. We are actively involved with regulators, government agencies and policy making institutions to ensure the policies that affect the sector are legally sound and create an environment for the Technology sector to thrive in Kenya.
The KO team shares a commitment to providing our clients with the highest quality and most cost effective legal services in an atmosphere emphasizing teamwork, creativity, responsiveness and diversity. This commitment combined with our indepth knowledge and experience in each of our practice areas allows us to deliver the highest level of service.
KO Associates is a member of Praelegal, a leading global legal and consulting network of more than 130 independent law firms all around the world and which is rapidly growing.
While in Kenya, clients of Praelegal benefit from our firm where we are fully focused on their sectors, wholly understanding the challenges that they face and are in tune to their needs. This is bred out of a long-term view of Praelegal’s legal approach in understanding the distinct demands that each client faces which enables us to build bespoke services to suit each relationship. We work together with our network of international partners to provide seamless cross-border solutions for our clients.
Praelegal believes that one size does not fit all when it comes to adding value to client relationships. Hence by building value through collaboration and flexibility we aim to attract diverse range of professional people to create a rich pool of talent that will have a direct contribution to the value of legal service we provide. www.praelegal.de
K&O has distinguished itself as a highly rated commercial law firm and consistently achieves the highest rankings.
In 2013 and 2014, the firm was recognized by Client Choice for the exemplary service of our lead partner in TMT, Stephen Kiptinness. Client Choice recognizes law firms and partners around the word that stand apart for the excellent client care they provide and the quality of their service.
In 2015, the firm was recognized at the annual Finance Monthly M&A Awards for the outstanding service of our Lead Partner in Corporate and Finance practice, Crispine Odhiambo. The M&A Awards recognize the achievements of advisory and legal firms that play a crucial role in any merger and acquisition process.