Waringa Njonjo, Partner


Waringa is a Partner at MMAN Advocates and heads our Commercial and Projects Practice Groups. She has been part of several advisory teams providing legal advice relating to infrastructure projects (pipeline and energy) including for Public Private Partnerships, and providing advice on corporate structuring, land rights acquisition, regulatory compliance, preparation and negotiation of project documentation and project finance documentation.

In addition, Waringa has acted as a lead counsel on numerous mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions, to both local and international clients over the years.

With over 19 years' experience in corporate and commercial law, her practice also includes developed competition law (particularly merger control) and corporate advice practice. Waringa is qualified in two jurisdictions, being a Barrister-at-Law, England and Wales and an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. Waringa is Commissioner for Oaths and Notary Public, and a member of the Law Society of Kenya. She has been ranked for several years by internationally recognised legal directories Chambers Global 2019, as Band 3 in Commercial & Corporate and as a ‘Recognised Practitioner’ in Projects & Energy and as a 'rising star' in Financial and Corporate law by International Financial Law Review (IFLR1000).

Waringa is a board member of The Book Bunk Trust and PharmAccess Foundation, Kenya. She is also a contributor to Getting the Deal Through as a jurisdiction author of Kenya For Merger Control 2020 and one of the authors of The Country Focus- The Legal Landscape, 2017, 2018 and 2019. She holds a Bachelor of Economics and Social Studies in Law and Political Studies from the University of Wales, and a Postgraduate Diploma from the Kenya School of Law. She is a member of the Law Society of Kenya and the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple. Waringa has been ranked for several years by internationally recognized rating firm Chambers Global, as one of Kenya’s leading commercial lawyers.

Academic Qualifications

- Post Graduate Diploma in Law – Kenya School of Law

- BSc. Economics in Law and Political Studies – University of Wales, Aberystwyth


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