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Our Firm

Gikera & Vadgama Advocates is among the leading legal firms in Africa. GVA has continued to expand in the African continent through our established strategic partners. GVA is truly the comprehensive law firm uniquely positioned to assist it’s clients achieve their ambitions in this competitive economy. GVA has its head office in Nairobi and branches in Mombasa and Nanyuki.

Through its strategic partners, GVA has presence in South Africa, Congo, Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Mauritius, Republic of Chad, Sri Lanka and UAE. We realized at inception that our clients are the central plank of our law practice.

Our practice attracts the sharpest minds and keenest abilities. We choose advocates and legal partners who are dedicated to the practice of corporate law and we work with them to continue to build their knowledge and understanding of it. Our advocates consistently deliver results.

In both established and emerging markets, our advocates are integral, long-standing members of the community, giving our clients insights into the local business environment alongside our experience in multiple jurisdictions.

We work with some of the world’s most respected and well-established banks and businesses, as well as start-up visionaries, governments and state-owned entities.

Nairobi - Head Office

Nairobi, also known as the ‘Green city in the sun’, is the capital city of Kenya. It is the most economically empowered city in East Africa.

Kenya’s standing as a leader in investment, infrastructure and financing in East Africa, is reflected in our service offering to innovators with a key focus to the service sectors.

Established in 2010, GVA Nairobi office has built enduring relationships with some of the largest, most successful companies in the banking and finance, property and construction, energy and hospitality industries. With demand for our service delivery, we have stretched our cover through establishment of other branches across the country; Mombasa and Nanyuki.

Our counsel comprehensively covers the following practice areas: Real Estate, Energy and infrastructure, corporate advisory and tax advice to insurance, insolvency, intellectual property and technology, dispute resolution, debt collection, legislative drafting, Legal audit and compliance, Succession, and government relations.

Partner with a team offering seamless advice through integrated teams located in the 3 offices in Kenya and strategic partners across the globe.

Mombasa Branch

Our Mombasa Office was set up in the year 2012 with a then humble and dedicated team of 3 and an equally small cluster of files. Our evolution, owing to our pioneer clients to whom we are eternally grateful, has been marked by the growth of the team to over 20 including 7 advocates, pupils and support staff. We have also expanded our practice areas to include maritime and shipping and non-litigious debt collection apart from the conventional conveyancing and litigation.

Our offices are strategically located along Nkrumah Road which is considered an artery of Mombasa town as it is lined with all the major commercial banks and leads to the essential County offices and the main Mombasa Law Courts. The Mombasa team has been lauded by our clients for their accurate responsiveness and no doubt it is this spirit that will see us scale greater heights.

Nanyuki Branch

Due to devolution, the firm saw the need to devolve its services and expertise. Gikera & Vadgama Advocates, therefore, successfully opened its doors within the Mt. Kenya Region on October 2014.

Despite the branch being physically located within Nanyuki, Laikipia County, it has and serves its clientele within the larger Mt. Kenya Region, more particularly, neighbouring counties such as Nyeri, Nyandarua, Embu, Kirinyaga, Isiolo, Meru, Chuka, Tharaka Nithi and as far as Marsabit.

Practice areas:

  • Litigation
  • Real Estate & Property Management
  • Employment
  • Legal Audit
  • Legislative Drafting
  • Banking & Securities
  • Environment & Conservation
  • Debt Recovery and Succession.


  • Has successfully litigated election petitions on behalf of a county assembly
  • Has overseen debt collection claim of USD $5 Million on behalf of a corporate client.
  • Has negotiated and defended employment claim of USD $ 280,000 on behalf of a corporate client.
  • Currently overseeing the securitization of documents worth USD $500,000 on behalf of a county government.
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