About Us – Expert Legal Advice for Your cases in Kenya

We have a significant presence in Kenya’s highly competitive legal market and are recognized as specialists at a national level in a number of legal sectors. We deliver all the things that you would expect from a successful legal practice

  • To excel at providing a partner based service to all our clients.
  • To understand our clients needs and objectives reacting quickly and efficiently to them
  • To recognize the requirement for cost effectiveness in the provision of legal services
  • To strive to become the natural first choice for our clients
    To continue to invest effectively in people, training and technology
  • To practice law with understanding, good humour and humility

Kirti Shah

Senior Partner

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Services – For Individuals, For Businesses

He is experienced in civil and criminal litigation with particular emphasis on litigation relating to personal injury and other insurance claims, landlord and tenant disputes, employment and labour disputes, debt recovery, intellectual property disputes.

Divorce and Family Legal Advice Personal Injury, Wills, Trusts & Administration of Estates Sale & Purchase of Commercial & Residential Properties Inheritance Tax Planning Advice Employment Law Advice
Landlord & Tenants Agreement/Disputes.

One of the leading commercial practices in Kenya, Shah & Shah Advocates’ property department specializes in commercial & residential property conveyancing focusing on providing legal services across the full spectrum of the commercial & residential property.We act for local & overseas investors in the purchase & sale of commercial properties preparation of leases for commercial as well as residential.

Shah & Shah Advocates has a full service department dealing with incorporation of all types of companies, NGOs and businesses in Kenya for local as well as overseas investors.


As our offices are situated a stone’s throw away from the Company’s Registry we are able to take swift action on all client instructions in this field.

Providing a humanitarian approach to divorces, separations and family disputes the firm provides a friendly and appropriate advice understanding clients on the emotional aspects of this part of the law. The firm provides family law representation that includes divorce and separation, child support and custody, division of property and alimony, child adoption and other family related matters.

We provide services to our clients related to traffic cases and motor accident claims as well as advice and representation on claims related to workmen’s compensation, medical and general negligence claims and all other insurance related claims. You can send us an email with your case or simply send a whatsapp message it will reach us immediately and we will be able to revert back to you


Our Profile – Shah & Shah Advocates

Today, our growing practice is one of the leading law firms in Nairobi, Kenya, offering a broad spectrum of legal services to a large portfolio of clients.

Shah and Shah Advocates was founded almost 45 years ago by Mr. Chandu Shah and
Mr. Ramniklal Shah. The firm was taken over by the current partners Mr. Kirti
Chunilal Shah & Mrs Rita Shah in 1995.

The legal profession is continually evolving and in recent times has changed a great deal. We strive to keep pace with the new initiatives and believe in investment in the latest technology which we recognize as an integral part of our work.

But we haven’t forgotten the importance of providing a personal service that meets the needs of each individual client.  That is why you will find us professional, approachable and efficient. Click on the buttons, “For Businesses” and “For Individuals” on the left to learn more about our services.

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If you would like us to help you in any of the sectors that we are practicing in the best option would be to talk to us today by way of e-mail or telephone.

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Our Team – Proud of Our Achievements

Kirti. Shah He specializes in company commercial work and conveyancing with particular emphasis on commercial and residential leases. He has also variously advised on all aspects of joint ventures and financing, restructuring and management buy outs, sale and purchase of shares and businesses, mergers and acquisitions,

Rita joined the firm in 1989 and is a partner in the firm. She holds an LLB from the London School of Economics and Political Science and qualified as a Solicitor in UK in 1984. She is a corporate and commercial lawyer with particular emphasis on banking and corporate finance. She has undertaken all kinds of banking and financial transactions, project financing, loan syndication’s and loan secularization..

Philip graduated in 1997 with an LLB from Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwade University, India. He thereafter qualified as an advocate in Kenya and was admitted to the Roll of Advocates in the year 2000. He joined the firm as an assistant advocate in 2004 and now heads the Litigation Department.

He is experienced in civil and criminal litigation with particular emphasis on litigation relating to personal injury and other insurance claims, landlord and tenant disputes, employment and labour disputes, debt recovery, intellectual property disputes

Heeral Vora is an assistant with the firm having completed a B.A. in Law from the University of Kent at Canterbury in UK.

She provides assistance to the partners in all the work undertaken by them as well as servicing her own clients in conveyancing, company and commercial field.

Ms. Brenda Marai is an advocate and joined the firm in the year 2019. She assists our partner Mr. Kirti Shah in all conveyancing and commercial matters whilst also having her own portfolio of clients.

Mr. Oliver Kibagadi joined the firm as an advocate in 2020 and he too provides legal assistance to the partners.

Thus the firm has 6 advocates and 12 supporting staff comprising of secretaries and legal clerks.