April 3, 2023

Affidavit of resignation of director in Kenya

In Kenya, according to the Companies Act, a director must provide written notice of their resignation to the company, and the company must then file a notice of the resignation with the Registrar of Companies within 14 days. First, a director must write a letter of resignation addressed to the Board stating their name, position, and reason for resignation. The […]
March 30, 2023

Obtaining a Digital Credit Providers Licence in Kenya

The Central Bank of Kenya gazetted the Digital Credit Providers (DCP) regulations last year, which required entities that provide loans digitally to acquire a license to operate from the Central Bank of Kenya. Following news that Google had removed hundreds of digital lending apps from the Play Store, all DCPs will now be required to apply for a Digital Credit […]
March 29, 2023

Application for sole custody of a minor in Kenya

In Kenya, the legal considerations for applying for sole custody of a minor are governed by the Children Act, which provides guidelines on child custody and protection. Here are some of the legal considerations to keep in mind when applying for sole custody of a minor in Kenya: If you would like to apply for sole custody of a minor […]
March 23, 2023

Legal due diligence when buying land in Kenya

Legal due diligence is a critical step when buying land in Kenya. It is a process of investigating the property’s legal status to ensure that the transaction is legitimate and that the buyer acquires full ownership rights. Due diligence helps identify any potential legal issues that may affect the buyer’s investment in the land. In Kenya, the process of legal […]
March 23, 2023

Legal Requirements for Starting an NGO in Kenya

A Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) is a private voluntary grouping of individuals, not operated for profit or for other commercial purposes, but which have organized themselves nationally or internationally for the benefit of the public at large and for the promotion of social welfare, development charity or research in the areas inclusive of, but not restricted to, health, relief, agriculture, education, […]
March 23, 2023

Acknowledgment of Debt in Kenya: Understanding the Legal Requirements

cknowledgment of debt is a crucial aspect of debt recovery in Kenya. It is a written confirmation by a debtor that they owe a creditor a certain amount of money. This acknowledgment creates a legal obligation that the debtor must repay the debt owed to the creditor. However, to be legally binding, an acknowledgment of debt must meet certain legal […]
March 23, 2023

Registration of an industrial design in Kenya

An industrial design right is an intellectual property right that protects the visual design of objects that are not purely utilitarian. An industrial design consists of the creation of a shape, configuration or composition of pattern or colour, or combination of pattern and colour in three-dimensional form containing aesthetic value. Under the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Deposit of Industrial Designs, a WIPO-administered treaty, a procedure for an […]
March 21, 2023

Class D Work Permit in Kenya

A Class D permit or employment permit, also known as an immigration work permit, is issued to foreign nationals seeking employment in Kenya. The permit is granted upon application and qualification and allows the foreign national to live and work in Kenya. To apply for a Class D work permit, the foreign national must have a job offer from a […]