Mathew is founder of Mathew Magare and Associates, a boutique legal firm focusing on commercial advisory services.

He has previously worked in Kenya’s leading firms, Bowmans (Coulson Harney) and Mohammed Muigai Advocates. He has also worked in the magic circle firm of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, London (UK).

His practice areas include general company law, privatisation, banking, finance, capital markets, acquisitions, public offerings, joint ventures, investments, corporate restructuring and general commercial contracts.
Matthew has an undergraduate law degree from the University of Nairobi and a Masters in International Investment Law from the same university.

He also has a degree in International Relations from the United States International University and an executive leadership diploma from the University of Notre Dame (USA). He is a Mandela Washington Fellow 2015, the flagship leadership program of President Barrack Obama. He is also an International Lawyers for Africa Fellow, 2017.

He brings trusted hands with a pedigree in commercial law gained from some of the top legal firms in the country and abroad.

At IH, he oversees our commercial, tax and legal advisory, business setup, partner entry, mergers and acquisitions and dispute resolution.