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Nigel Shaw

Nigel Shaw

Managing Partner
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practical experience

Nigel Shaw is the Managing Partner of NBMA Advocates LLP. He specialises in Real Estate, Energy, Immigration & Private Client work.

He has acted for clients in a variety of industries and his experience includes both commercial and private client work, particularly mining, energy projects, real estate development, employment and immigration matters.

Nigel is also recognised as a leading/recommended lawyer by:

  • IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate Guide 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019 – Restructuring and Insolvency; 2020, 2019 - Energy and infrastructure; 2019 - M&A – (Kenya)
  • Chambers Global Guide 2021, 2020, 2019 – Real Estate (Kenya)
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2021, 2019 – Real Estate & Construction; 2019 - Privatisation and projects - Recommended / Key Lawyer (Kenya)
  • Chambers HNW 2021, 2020 – Private Wealth Law (Kenya)

area of expertise



  • LLB Leicester University
  • Law Society of Kenya
  • Barrister at Law, Grays Inn, London