THE TEAM’S PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Originated a blueprint for a Kenyan derivatives exchange; lobbied the Capital Markets Authority into commencing a procurement process for the setting up of a derivatives market; and worked with global securities markets leaders, including NASDAQ OMX, in structuring a bidding consortium to submit a proposal to set up a Kenyan exchange.
  • Litigation arising from commercial and other transactions in the corporate sector; as well as General Litigation arising from all manner of tort and administrative law.
  • Public Procurement Appeals for Kenya Power & Lighting Company Limited, and Kelman Distributors Africa (Pty).
  • Advising Savilo Aviation pty (Pretoria, South Africa) (a South African aviation agent) on the legal environment of the Kenyan civil aviation industry, and on direct foreign investments in that sector.
  • Many security transactions for international and local banks and financiers including Mastermind Tobacco (K) Ltd, Secutron (K) Ltd, Heifer Project International, Healthfirst International Ltd, among others.
  • Standard form documents workings and Consultancy on letters of guarantee & indemnity, letters of offer of loans and overdraft facilities, counter-indemnities, letters of set-off, letters of liens, chattels mortgages, debentures, charges, mortgages, hire purchase agreements, charges over funds, etc. for Kenya Commercial Bank, Investments & Mortgages Bank Ltd, Paramount Universal Bank Ltd and Chase Bank Ltd.
  • Security recoveries, realisations and debt collections for both corporations and individuals, including Kenya Commercial Bank Ltd, Paramount Universal Bank Ltd, Chase Bank (K) Ltd and Tamarind Management Ltd.
  • Company corporate structures, conveyancing and leases for various property developments in the country; Drawing of Joint venture agreements, commercial contracts and agreements for diverse business investments and interests.
  • Employment agreements and labour law Consultancy for foreign and local companies, including Heifer Project International, Bearing Point International, Essex Chemie A.G-Dubai, BetterLife Kenya, EAN Kenya, Media Sui Generis etc.
  • Criminal law defence on diverse charges, and comprehensive studies on corporate fraud and transitional justice, being the international criminal responsibility of Heads of State and their Prosecutions.
  • Transactions and claims based on Intellectual Property Rights and Registration of Trademarks.
  • Private Tax Consultancy for individuals and Corporate Tax Consultancy for EAN Kenya, BearingPoint International, Betterlife Kenya, Media Sui Generis Ltd, Don Simon Ltd.
  • Conducting and facilitating diverse commercial law transactions, such as the incorporation, setting up, re-organization and performing Legal Audits and due diligence examinations of foreign and local companies, trusts, partnerships, charitable & non-governmental organizations, societies and dealing with corporate secretarial matters.
  • Studies of Kenya law applicable to the emerging markets in Kenya: equity and loan investments, custody arrangements including compliance advice regarding foreign investment on the Nairobi Stock Exchange, Capital Markets Authority regulations.
  • Compliance with the provisions of the Companies Act by all foreign companies which have appointed the firm’s corporate service company as process agent. This includes Bearing Point International and Bible Study International.
  • Constitutional References/ petitions for the Kenya Akiba Microfinance Limited and its directors in the year 2006-2007, and also for the Directors of the Kenya Sugar Board on their appointments in the year 2006.
  • Sacco statutory compliance for Pioneer Business Community Sacco, Spell Investors Sacco, Kenya Business Community Sacco.
  • Successfully litigated against top government Ministry officials in matters involving management of assets of donor funded projects (details upon request).