Ahmed Abdirashid Hassan


Managing Partner

He is the Founding partner of Rasheed, Rage & Nassir Advocates. He has extensive experience and in-depth knowledge in real estate, environmental and planning law, aviation, project finance, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and private equity, commercial litigation and arbitration. He is one of the most renowned lawyers in Kenya with respect to real estate, project development, planning and environmental law.
He has dealt with complicated land issues in Kenya and undertaken many complex company restructurings, realizations and schemes of arrangement for banks. He has advised on numerous mergers and acquisition transactions including one of the largest multi-million takeovers in Kenya.

A.Rashid has been involved extensively in commercial litigation and arbitration. he has represented and advised a diverse portfolio of local and international clients on disputes filed before various courts and statutory tribunals. He has dealt with complex tax and revenue disputes involving substantial amounts of money as well as disputes arising from large public procurement and public private partnerships projects.

  • Master of Laws, {L.L.M} in Public Finance and Financial Management Law - University of Nairobi
  • Post-Graduate Dip in Law - Kenya School of Law
  • Bachelor of Laws, {L.L.B, Hons} - University of Nairobi
  • Post-Graduate Dip in Business Management - Kenya Institute of Management
  • Certified Public Accountant {CPA k}
  • Certified Public Secretary {CPS II}

Short Courses
  • Master of Laws, {L.L.M} in Public Finance and Financial Management Law - University of Nairobi
  • Post-Graduate Dip in Law - Kenya School of Law
  • Bachelor of Laws, {L.L.B, Hons} - University of Nairobi

Professional Membership
Law Society of Kenya, The East African Law Society, Member of Chattered institute of Arbitrators, Member of The international court of Justice.

Publications and Articles
  • Polarity: the offence, defence balance & war: A review a review of Ted Hopf's article published in the American Political science review, vol. 85 No.2
  • Dimensions of ngo sustainability and MANAGEMENT Notes prepared for and submitted to the executive board of Youth and Women for peace and sustainable development.
  • Extradition: an exception or a departure from human rights norms, a working draft on the place of extradition laws and practices in international Human rights laws
  • Starting a development Non-govermental organisation (the legalities and technicalities concerned), Paper prepared for Harmony foundation as part of its feasibility stud
  • arms race and conflict prevention, paper prepared for the global partnership for the prevention of armed conflict
  • Restricting rights under international human rights law, Article submitted online to the Global Campaign for Freedom of expression to facilitate research into the terrorism, Counter-terrorism and Human rights Project, also submitted to rasheedwrittings.blogspot.com
  • “The International Legal and Institutional Framework for the High Seas Environment: An Evaluation”, Research, Faculty of Law, University of Nairobi, Kenya).
  • Non-governmental organisations and spatial dimension of poverty in kenya, Paper prepared for the 2008 African Studies Association conference, Preston, Lancashire Sept. 11 th-13th 2008
  • The character of the bill of lading in international trade law, submitted to the department of international law at the University of Nairobi as part of the course work for L.L.B
  • Conflict prevention and resolution, practices and customs, a working draft on the customs and practices of the UN-security council in conflict prevention and resolution.
  • Disowning war criminals, the children of impunity, a working draft on the case for trying war criminals in international courts to delink their local or national connections.
  • The probative value of digital images and video evidence, a working draft on the admissibility and the strength of digital images and video evidence in kenya
  • Battle of the legal wits: usa vs wikileaks paper prepared for and submitted to rasheedwrittings.blospot.com
  • “A Case for Review and Amendment to the Nairobi Convention and Its protocols (1985) , A Concept Paper prepared and presented at an Ad-hoc Legal and Technical Committee to the Nairobi Convention; Nairobi, Kenya October 2011 (Un published).



Ahmed Abdirashid Hassan

Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
(L.L.B,(hons) U.O.N, PGD KSL, L.L.M,U.O.N, CPA, CPS M.CIArb, M.ICJ Kenya)