Bowmans
Member firm for Kenya

Firm Overview

Bowmans is a leading Pan-African law firm. Its track record of providing domestic and cross-border legal services in the fields of corporate law, banking and finance law and dispute resolution, spans over a century.

With 400 specialized lawyers, Bowmans is differentiated by its geographical reach, independence and the quality of legal services it provides.

The firm delivers integrated legal services to clients throughout Africa from six offices (Antananarivo, Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg, Kampala and Nairobi) in four countries (Kenya, Madagascar, South Africa, and Uganda) and provides coverage of francophone OHADA jurisdictions across the continent from its office in Madagascar.

Clients include corporates and state-owned enterprises across a range of industry sectors as well as financial institutions and governments.

Bowmans' expertise is frequently recognized by independent research organisations. The firm’s expertise in South Africa is ranked by Chambers & Partners (band 1 in nine practice areas, band 2 in four practice areas with 31 lawyers rated as leaders in their fields), Legal 500 (band 1 in six practice areas and band 2 in five practice areas with nine lawyers rated as leaders in their fields) and IFLR1000 (tier 1 in three practice areas and tier 2 in two practice areas with 12 lawyers rated as leaders in their fields).

In addition, the group was named Africa Legal Adviser by DealMakers and won the Competition and Regulatory Team of the Year and IP Team of the Year Awards for 2016 at the prestigious African Legal Awards hosted by Legal Week and the Corporate Lawyers Association.

Bowmans works closely with leading Nigerian firm, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie, which has offices in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt, and has strong relationships with other leading law firms across the rest of Africa. Its Kenyan and South African offices are representatives of Lex Mundi.

Other Offices

Bowmans
1st Floor, Immeuble Assist, Ivandry
Antananarivo, 101
Madagascar
Tel. 261.20.224.3247
Fax 261.20.224.3248

John W. Ffooks
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Bowmans
165 West Street, Sandton
Johannesburg, 2146
South Africa
Tel. 27.11.669.9000
Fax 27.11.669.9001


Bowmans
4th Floor, DFCU Towers
Plot 26 Kyadondo Road, Nakasero
Kampala,
Uganda
Tel. 256.41.425.4540
Fax 256.31.226.3757

David F. K. Mpanga
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