Our Firm


Established in 2010, Gikera & Vadgama Advocates (GVA) has become one of Kenya’s leading law firms with an increasing presence in the East African region. Combining time-honored traditions of excellent & personalized service with a bold and dynamic vision for the future of legal practice, we seek to provide our clients with value-added and practical solutions suited to the modern economy and an interconnected world.

Through our involvement in cutting-edge deals and trend-setting transactions, we have been at the forefront of practice and innovation over the years. Our firm comprises Partners who are consistently lauded as leading lawyers in their respective fields of expertise.

Whether it is dealing with the most complex and demanding structures, breaking new ground in emerging areas of law and business, or achieving win-win results for our clients, we are committed to our mission of providing high quality and innovative legal services to our clients.



To be a dynamic law firm recognized for exceptional consistent and reliable legal services across Africa.


To be the go-to law firm for professional, and client centric legal services.


To provide high quality, innovative and reliable legal services.


From our roots in Kenya, we pride ourselves on an identity anchored in Africa and a pioneering spirit. The GVA network of today includes 13 associates regularly working on cross-border transactions. With the Head office in Nairobi and branches in Mombasa & Nanyuki, we further remain closely connected to a wider network of best-in-class friends in the African region and across continents.

In the areas where we operate, our locally qualified leading lawyers have significant on-the-ground experience and have developed close working relationships with relevant local authorities over the years. This enables us to provide our clients with invaluable perspectives to navigate the challenging and evolving business, legal and political landscape.

For other markets, we have long-standing and close working relationships with law firms who are leaders in their respective jurisdictions or specialization areas. This provides our clients with the flexibility to harness the best lawyers with the requisite specialist knowledge and expertise. Our clients are therefore assured of receiving the best legal advice tailored and suited to the specific needs of the matter.

We also take an active lead or transaction counsel role on cross-border matters involving assets in multiple jurisdictions. We help coordinate advice from foreign counsel to provide our clients with integrated, seamless and premium legal advice on regional matters.