Our commitment to our clients drives us each day to bring you quality legal services – they define Clay & Associates Advocates.

 

Entrepreneurs love us because we are fast, nimble, and competitively priced.  In-house counsel depend on us because we have the sophistication, resourcefulness, and deep know-how they need.

From practice to practice, Clay & Associates Advocates delivers a consistent client experience—the most responsive advocates you’ll hire, advocates who know how to get things done, business-friendly rates, and fee arrangements that are aligned with the goals of any engagement.

Clients in virtually all industries bring their challenges to us and they keep coming back deal after deal, case after case, year after year as their organizations grow and change.

This means that you can count on us as a steadfast partner that will guide you and your business through the good and bad times because not only do we value your satisfaction from our services but we value long-term professional relationships even more!

Call us today and learn more about what we do. We are ready for you!

Your Business, Our Solutions. Your Story, Our Story.

Founded in 2019

5 people in their team


Practice areas
Lawsuits & Disputes
Business
Intellectual Property
Media, Technology and Telecoms
Employment & Labor
Real Estate
Immigration

Languages spoken
English
Swahili

Social media

Practice areas

Lawsuits & Disputes

ADR Mediation & Arbitration
Appeal
Class Action
Litigation

We are a litigation & dispute counseling law firm comprised of skilled litigators focusing on strategy over tactics, developing plans that are mindful of each client’s business and legal goals. We are a business-focused firm, an approach that we bring to today’s litigation climate. Our team has the required level of expertise and experience to handle all aspects of disputes with the goal of achieving successful results whether in the boardroom or a courtroom.

We collaborate with clients to develop strategies that are comprehensive in scope and aligned with their needs. Our firm’s representation does not exist in a vacuum, and we approach each matter within the larger context of client businesses or individual needs.

We are engaged by individuals and companies across a broad range of matters—from providing advice and counsel about business disputes and torts to civil litigation, trial, and appeal, when necessary. We are often engaged in complex commercial disputes, nationwide litigation, and various tribunal proceedings.

Our lawyers have the experience to handle cases that involve multiple adversaries across the nation, East African Courts, and COMESA tribunals.

Find out more about what Litigation & Dispute Resolutions legal services can be offered to you and your business by contacting our law practice on +254 20 2100 999 or sending an email to solutions@clay-law.com.

Business

Agriculture
Antitrust
Aviation
Banking & Finance
Business Registration
Communications & Media Law
Contract
Due Diligence
Employer
Franchising
Gaming
Government Contract
Health Care
Investment
International
Legal Document
Licensing
Merger & Acquisition
New Business Formation
Oil, Gas & Energy
Securities
Tax

Our Practice Areas & Industries focus on the all-inclusive role we play to our clients as we provide expert, genuine, and bespoke legal advice and solutions to individuals, SMEs, and institutions.

Our bold, remarkable, comprehensive legal advice and solutions cover all aspects of Corporate Law, Commercial Law, Regulatory Advisory & Compliance, and Intellectual Property, so whatever your situation is, it will be familiar to us. Our experienced and diverse team combines expertise with exceptional service on what matters most to you or your business.

That’s why we stand by our ethos of “your business, our solutions” as we believe that we play a complementary role to our clients whether they’re individuals, small, medium, large businesses, or institutions.

Find out more about what Business legal services can be offered to you and your business by contacting our law practice on +254 20 2100 999 or sending an email to solutions@clay-law.com.

Intellectual Property

Copyright
Patent
Trademark

As a law firm that advises in Intellectual Property, our approach is to combine expert advice with a pragmatic approach and provide clients with valuable advice succinctly and efficiently.

Our team is made up of IP lawyers who have the experience and knowledge to help you protect, manage, exploit, enforce, and defend your intellectual property rights. Our experience covers the entire spectrum of intellectual property law and practice.

We are aware that lawyers are often accused of being too formal, abrasive, aggressive, slow, or simply just too painful to deal with. At this law firm, our intellectual property lawyers aim to strike the right balance between being driven and tough when protecting your interests and demonstrating strong interpersonal skills. We always strive to provide the highest levels of customer service but we want you to be relaxed and comfortable in our company.

At the outset of every matter, we will discuss your requirements and identify which member of our team is best placed to provide the specialist intellectual property advice you require, ensuring that our offering is tailored to your specific needs. The result is that our clients benefit from the maximum amount of expertise and experience being directed to the matter in hand, right from the first meeting all the way through the conclusion of your case.

If you would like to find out more about what Intellectual Property legal services can be offered to you and your business, please contact our law practice on +254 20 2100 999 or email us at solutions@clay-law.com.

Media, Technology and Telecoms

Advertising and Marketing
Biotechnology
Cyber Law, Data Privacy and Data Protection
Fintech
Information Technology
Media and Entertainment
Outsourcing
Technology Transactions
Telecommunications and Broadcast

Privacy by Design. Big data. The Internet of Things. Wearables. AI. Online behavioral advertising. HIPAA. Data breaches. Every organization needs good data, privacy & cybersecurity management to run successfully. Rigorous data protection laws – plus increasing regulatory and commercial pressure – mean a clear understanding of the storage and use of information is absolutely essential.

Clay & Associates Advocates’ media, technology, and telecoms specialists use their thorough grasp of the law and understanding of the individual needs of our clients to deliver a strategy that ensures their compliance, now and in the future.

We have the expertise to advise companies of all sizes on data protection and privacy issues, from start-ups to large corporate entities across most sectors. Whether you require short-term crisis management assistance or a global program tailored to satisfy international regulatory authorities, our clients receive pragmatic, practical, and cost-effective solutions.

We also have specialist lawyers in outsourcing, employment, litigation, and corporate law (start-ups) who can advise on a range of data protection issues.

Find out more about what Media, Technology, and Telecoms legal services can be offered to you and your business, by contacting our law practice on +254 20 2100 999 or sending an email to solutions@clay-law.com.

Employment & Labor

Employment Rights
Hiring & Firing
Job Discrimination
Labor Law
Pension
Retirement
Sexual Harassment
Social Security
Wage & Hour
Wrongful Termination
Whistleblower & Qui Tam

Employment, Pensions & Incentives in the workplace are rarely straightforward and yet they are high on the list of priorities for all concerned.

A well-designed human resources policy covering employment, pensions, and incentives is not just for the purpose of being tax-efficient; but it can motivate staff to achieve levels of performance that go far beyond the norm.

Our Employment, Pensions & Incentives team will work closely with their employment, corporate, tax, regulatory, and financial services colleagues to ensure you receive the most up-to-date advice provided in a way that is clear, concise, and easy to understand.

Find out more about what Employment & Labour legal services can be offered to you and your business, by contacting our law practice on +254 20 2100 999 or sending an email to solutions@clay-law.com.

Real Estate

Commercial Real Estate
Housing, Construction & Development
Foreclosure
Land Use & Zoning
Landlord & Tenant
Mortgage

A Property & Real Estate law firm serving Kenya and providing advisory services throughout East Africa and the COMESA region.

The global real estate market is growing in terms of complexity and sophistication. Investors, corporations, asset, and fund managers, and financial institutions in the real estate sector need a legal team that can offer strategic transactional support on a national and cross-border basis.

We have the experience, skill, and depth of resources necessary to deliver a high level of service to real estate sector participants, anywhere in Kenya, East Africa, and the COMESA region.

Find out more about what Real Estate legal services can be offered to you and your business, by contacting our law practice on +254 20 2100 999 or sending an email to solutions@clay-law.com.

Immigration

Business Visa
Permanent Residency
Work Permit

Business Immigration legal services that specialize in providing high-quality advice on all aspects of immigration law.

Do you need to transfer employees from one of your overseas offices to take up a temporary post in Kenya? Do you need help with an administrative review or appeal against a visa refusal? Perhaps you require expert help with the sponsorship requirements and visa application process to enable you to employ a highly skilled new hire?

We have expertise in advising on the ever-changing sponsorship process, dealing with a wide range of visa applications, and complex business immigration matters. Our highly skilled team of business immigration lawyers provides tailored strategic legal advice and will work with you to ensure that your application has the best possible chance of success.

Our lawyers take a multi-disciplinary approach to problem-solving, and we excel at synthesizing business and legal issues to provide the best Business Immigration legal services in Kenya.

Find out more about what Immigration legal services can be offered to you and your business, by contacting our law practice on +254 20 2100 999 or sending an email to solutions@clay-law.com.

Our Partners and Associates

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Clay Odari

Managing Partner

Case results

Defending a Mining Company Against a Wrongful Value Added Tax Claim by the Kenya Revenue Authority

Tax

Purchase of a $1.35 million residential property

Real Estate

Appeal on Disputed Tax Claim by the Kenya Revenue Authority

Appeal

Advising an Aviation Software Startup

Aviation

Securing Loan Compliance

Banking & Finance

Successfully Advised an Oracle Partner on Distribution Contracts

Contract

Advising of a Dutch FinTech Firm

Fintech

Advising a Leading Technology Firm on its Franchising Agreements

Franchising

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