John Kiragu

John Kiragu

Associate | ALN Kenya | Anjarwalla & Khanna

Physical Address:

ALN House, Eldama Ravine Close, Off Eldama Ravine Road, Westlands, Nairobi


+254 (0) 703 032 183

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  1. Background

    John Kiragu is an Associate at ALN Kenya| Anjarwalla & Khanna and a member of the Tax department. John principally advises on tax matters as well as corporate and commercial transactions to a wide variety of multinational clients in various sectors including telecommunication, technology, and the digital economy. He also offers tax and corporate advice to clients in the education, health, banking and financial services, energy, infrastructure and environmental sectors.

    John is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and holds a Bachelor of Laws from Strathmore University.

  2. Professional Membership

    Law Society of Kenya

    East African Law Society

  3. Professional Qualifications

    2022: Postgraduate Diploma in Law, Kenya School of Law

    2020: Bachelor of Laws, LL. B, Strathmore Law School

  4. Career Summary

    Sep 2023 – Date:  Associate, Anjarwalla & Khanna, Nairobi

    Jan 2022 – Sep 2023: Trainee Lawyer, Anjarwalla & Khanna, Nairobi

    Mar 2021 – Dec 2022: Researcher, Tax Appeals Tribunal

    Jul 2020 – Jul 2021: Graduate Assistant, Strathmore Law School

    Jul 2020 – Jul 2021: Graduate Research Assistant, Strathmore Tax Research Centre

    Jul 2020 – Jul 2021: Graduate Research Assistant, Strathmore Dispute Resolution Centre

  5. Top Matters
    • Advising Vodacom Group, a leading South African mobile communications company, together with Safaricom, a leading Kenyan communications company, in connection with the acquisition of the MPESA pan-African money payment system.
    • Acting for Emerging Capital Partners, a US based Private Equity fund, in connection with certain tax aspects of the sale of its stake in Java House, East Africa’s leading coffee-led casual dining chain in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania.

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