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Kamau Mbugwa

Telephone No: +254 700 942 363
Mobile No: +254 722 522 821
E-mail: kmbugwa@mam-advocates.co.ke

Kamau Mbugwa, Partner


Kamau is one of the founders of Mbugwa, Atudo & Macharia Advocates and the Managing Partner of the firm.
He is the Head of the Conveyancing and Commercial law Department.

Kamau’s legal practice spans over 21 years and the invaluable experience he has gained over the years provides clients with a breadth of information and thorough advice.

Kamau has practical experience in dealing with a variety of conveyancing transactions which include preparation and perfection of bank security documents on behalf of banks, preparation and registration of transfer of land, leases, charges, discharge of charges, caveats, restrictions, cautions and Powers of Attorney.

He has substantial experience of Corporate law and Commercial transactions including Commercial Contracts, Business Set-up, Corporate Restructuring, Company Incorporations, Property Law and Private Client Services.

Areas of expertise

  • Conveyancing law
  • Commercial and corporate law
  • Employment Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Environmental Law

Memberships in professional societies

  • Member, Law Society of Kenya (LSK)
  • Member, East Africa Law Society (EALS)
  • Commissioner for Oaths
  • Notary Public

Academic & professional qualifications

  • 2013: Master of Arts in International Studies, University of Nairobi.
  • 1995: Postgraduate Diploma, Kenya School of Law
  • 1993: Bachelor of Laws Degree, University of Nairobi.

Career summary

  • 2000-to date: Partner, Mbugwa, Atudo & Macharia Advocates
  • 1996-1998: Legal Adviser, German Television


  • Board Member- Tumshangilie Mtoto (NGO)
  • Board Member- Thika Greens Limited.
  • Trustee- Dialogue Africa Foundation, Democratic Vision Trust
  • Trustees- Ideas Africa Foundation

Awards & Accolades

Kamau is highly regarded in the areas of capital markets and M&A. He has been described as “…Strategic and visionary, has a sound appreciation of the client needs”.


  • English
  • Kiswahili
  • German



Top Matters

  • Advising clients on commercial and residential properties, registered and unregistered titles, freehold and leasehold properties, advising landlords and tenants on commercial and residential properties, advising on mortgages and charges and advising on property related taxation issues including Stamp Duties and Value Added Tax on property transactions.
  • Acting for various purchasers in their purchase of apartments in a gated community.
  • He has been actively involved in a number of Real Estate Development projects for a number of clients including project owners, public corporations, government(s), general contractors, sub-contractors, design professionals, engineers, suppliers etcetera. Some of those clients include: Thika Greens Limited, Kisima Homes Limited, Kabete Dam Limited, Inaya Group Limited, National Housing Corporation, Habitat Housing Cooperative, Wanandege Housing Cooperative and Nairobi City County.
  • He has also advised clients in the formation of Public Private Partnerships (PPP’s) with state corporations. He has also advised clients and helped put together many Joint Ventures and Consortiums.
  • He has represented clients in the preparation and registration of Intellectual Properties.
  • Participated in ensuring legal compliance during the establishment of the Presbyterian University of East Africa and also assisted in drafting the Charter.
  • Provided legal review for project teams drafting Requests for Proposals (RFPs) on behalf of various clients.
  • Provided recommendations and legal support to clients concerning environmental compliance.