Insurance and Medical Sector

Our Managing Partner is a member of the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board and also sits in several committees of the Board. He has given guidance in legislative drafting and drafting of different charters and instruments relating to the medical and dentistry practice in Kenya.

The firm has advised on various transactions relating to the insurance, medical and pharmaceutical sectors including:

  • Advising the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) in the preparation of contracts with over 7,000 health service providers in Kenya with the objective of assisting NHIF provide accessible, affordable, sustainable, equitable and quality social health insurance through optimal utilization of resources to the satisfaction of stakeholders. The transaction included a comparative analysis of jurisdictions that have successfully implemented the provision of social health care.
  • MMC is part of the consortium that is currently advising on the setting up of a 300 bed private hospital under the PPP model.
  • Kenya Medical Research Institute, a State Corporation established under the Science and Technology (Amendment) Act, in an on-going case filed by a former Director who is claiming a sum of KES 240 Million.
  • Kenya Medical Research Institute, a State Corporation established under the Science and Technology (Amendment) Act in another suit filed by former researchers who are seeking a sum of KES 100 Million.
  • Defending the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board in the High Court for suits in its tribunal and disciplinary committees.
  • Acting for Iceutica Pty Limited in renewal of its patents, patent applications No.131- 135/ARK in Rwanda which provide clinical benefits for patients with respiratory diseases.
  • Acted for Sanofi Aventis, a global life science company that transforms scientific innovation into healthcare solutions in human vaccines, in renewal of its patent, patent application no. 128/ ARK in Rwanda.
  • Advising the Statutory Manager of United Insurance Company Limited and defending it in several suits by decree holders seeking to have the moratorium by the Statutory Manager lifted.

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