About Us


Excellence in legal practice

Kittony Maina Karanja Advocates predecessor, Maina Karanja; Company Advocates was founded in 1998 by Samuel Maina Karanja and changed its names to Kittony Maina Karanja Advocates (KMK) in 2006. Samuel Maina Karanja remains the Senior Partner of the firm.

In a short span of time, the firm has grown to become a dynamic and highly efficient practice. Today, the firm provides a full range of legal services to a sizeable client base which includes Kenyan and Foreign investors across different industries/sectors which include real estate, financial services, manufacturing, travel, trade, professional services, energy, oil and gas, hotels, diplomatic missions, non-for-profit organisations, religious and missionary organisations.

KMK has a qualified team in commercial law and litigation across different service lines, which include all areas of land law, finance, corporate, commercial, capital markets, insurance claims and defences, employment and privatisation work.

KMK is committed to providing quality, fast and efficient services leveraging on years of experience and dedication to our clients. To this end we ensure that we are accessible to our clients at all times with commitment to completing any matter(s) entrusted to us within the shortest time possible.

Due to demands and needs of our clients we have also an established branch in Mombasa.

KMK has collaborations with international and regional leading law firms to ensure that our clients receive seamless services within the Diaspora.


KMK Advocates are a team of qualified, experienced and dedicated professionals providing unparalleled legal services to our clients. KMK represents many clients including large corporations in Kenya and are proud to have many relationships with clients spanning over 21 years, a testament to the high quality of services rendered to clients and our commitment to strong client relationship management.

What we do best

An expanding team of lawyers that has worked on many projects focused in different jurisdictions around the world. As a firm and as individuals, we are committed to collaborating with one another and most importantly with our clients. Our culture of collaboration benefits our lawyers as well as our clients. Our business approach breeds a strong commitment to the development and mentoring of our young lawyers.

We are the local advisor to the Government of Kenya through the Ministry of Petroleum on oil and gas.

We provide services to leading banks in Kenya. We are also one of the leading consultants in real estate joint venture developments.

KMK has consulted extensively on formulating laws and regulations in various fields of law both locally and internationally. We are particularly acknowledged for our niche expertise in structuring successful legal products and services that are delivered on time by qualified experts.

A list of Clients served has not been provided in tandem with our philosophy of ensuring full confidentiality.