Who We Are

Havelock Nduati & Company Advocates is a full service law firm providing a broad range of legal services to both commercial and private clients.We serve regional, national and international clients.Our client list ranges from international companies to start – ups, and from Charitable Organisations to Private Individuals.

The firm was started as a Partnership between Mr. J. B. Havelock and Mrs. Wanjiru Nduati – Musembi who came together though a common interest to create an organisation dedicated to personalised service, quality, efficiency and integrity.

Mr. J. B. Havelock was thereafter called to serve as a High Court Judge and Ms. Wanjiru Nduati chose to carry on the practice as Managing Partner and realise the dream of the founding partners. Since his retirement in 2014, Retired Justice J. B. Havelock has returned to the firm as a Consultant.

We provide businesses with legal guidance that works in a commercial environment and give private clients legal advice which is appropriate to their circumstances. We develop strong relationships with our clients to ensure that we understand their requirements and focus on providing pragmatic and plain-speaking advice.

Our Footprint

Our practice has its head office at Lavington in Nairobi with branches in Westlands and Thika town. There are ongoing plans to expand our footprint to Meru, Nakuru and Kajiado.

The firm has also have developed a broad network of partner legal firms and advisors in East Africa – Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda and West Africa – Ghana and Nigeria allowing us to provide one stop services across the continent.

Our team is currently made up of Six Lawyers comprising a Managing Partner, two Senior Legal Consultants, 3 Associate Advocates and 1 legal assistant. We are vibrant, ethical and above all very professional.


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