M&A and Corporate Finance
ALN - Anjarwalla & Khanna (A&K) is generally considered the leading corporate law firm in Kenya, and is the largest full-service corporate law firm in East Africa with 100 lawyers. A&K has developed specialist expertise in several practice areas, including corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, energy, infrastructure, project finance, real estate, competition, capital markets, banking and finance, intellectual property, tax and dispute resolution. A&K operates Africa-wide, handling deals in several countries, both in its own capacity and in collaboration with ALN firms across the continent. The firm has offices in both Nairobi and Mombasa, Kenya’s main commercial centres, and a regional office in Dubai, Anjarwalla Collins & Haidermota, which is the first African firm to be licensed in Dubai. A&K is the founder and key driver of ALN, an alliance of leading corporate law firms currently in sixteen key African jurisdictions, including the continent’s gateway economies.
Anne is a Partner in the corporate department at ALN - Anjarwalla & Khanna and co-heads the Firm’s Competition Group. With over ten years of experience as a corporate lawyer, she specialises in mergers & acquisitions, IT & telecommunications law, competition law and intellectual property law. Anne also heads the Firm’s Intellectual Properties Practice. Her clients include Emerging Capital Partners, Telkom Kenya, Vivo Energy, Vivo Energy Holding B.V and Vivo Energy Kenya, Helios Investment Partners, Essar, Bharti Airtel, Tata Communications, Godrej, Schneider Electric Industries, Blue Haven, and Tech Mahindra. Anne represented Kenyan stakeholders at the COMESA Competition Workshop where Guidelines for the COMESA Competition Regime were jointly passed and operationalised later that year. Having been involved in a number of prominent corporate transactions in Kenya, Anne has represented multinational corporations and is a recognised leader in her field. Accordingly, she is ranked as a leading lawyer by Chambers Global and recognised by Legal 500.