Media and entertainment
The Kenyan media
and entertainment industry has slowly entered a golden era.
Liberalization of laws has seen strong growth and has more potential
with Kenya being the fastest growing market in East Africa.
We have acted as legal advisors in the restructuring of leading
television and media companies in Kenya. We continue to provide
legal services relating to joint ventures & collaborations, writers,
directors and producers, performers and actors and to all aspects of
film, television production and finance in and from Kenya.
and development of real property
We advice on all aspects of conveyancing and development of real
property including the purchase, sale, acquisitions and dispositions of
real estate, licensing, tenancy, leasing, mortgages, charges and
debentures. We also act for leading banks and mortgage finance
companies, advise and act for local and foreign individuals interested
in acquisition and disposition of property, stocks and other interests
in Kenya. We effect registration of transfer documents with the relevant
authority, and advice investors on project development and investment in
real estate for commercial, industrial or residential purposes.
The term infrastructure has diverse meanings in different fields but is
most widely understood to refer to utilities especially roads and
We advice and arbitrate on emerging legal issues including construction
law, collections, builders liens, investment strategies and technology
industry analysis to hasten the implementation of the expanding
infrastructure throughout the country.
Presidential and parliamentary election petitions
Kenya has been a multi-party democracy since 1992 when the constitution
was amended to allow the return of multi-party democracy. Since then,
multi-party presidential and parliamentary elections are held every five
Under the Kenyan electoral law, the election of a successful candidate
can be challenged in the High Court of Kenya. We advise on and represent
parties to election petitions filed in the High Court both at
parliamentary and presidential elections levels.
International and local consultancies
We advice international and local consultancies on legal regulatory and
compliance, international commercial law, public management, governance
and joint ventures.
We undertake local and international consultancies on due diligence,
risk assessment and integrated logistics & financial planning. We advice
on prevailing business environment and opportunities and also act for
and advice international donor agencies on key regulations affecting
private sector development in Kenya, franchises, foreign investment &
The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) under the Ministry of Finance is the
tax collection agency in Kenya. It was formed in 1995 to enhance tax
collection on behalf of the Government and has been administering tax
laws in Kenya ever since.
We offer legal advice on Kenya and international business tax issues,
tax planning, compliance, and taxation for individuals and businesses.
We also assist in registration with various tax regimes and offer
information on tax and money legal matters.
We have an experienced and successful litigation team which provides
comprehensive commercial litigation and dispute resolution service
before courts, arbitrators, enquiries and tribunals.
Our litigation lawyers deal with a broad range of matters including
trust and fiduciary disputes and litigation regulatory investigations,
take-over litigation, post-acquisition problems such as warranty claims,
professional negligence, shareholder and partnership dispute, civil
fraud, cross-border tracing of assets, insurance and banking disputes.
We are experienced in co-ordinating multi jurisdictional litigation.
Mergers, Acquisitions and Joint Ventures, Family Law, Intellectual
Property, Trademarks, Patents, Procurement Competition, International
Commercial Contracts, Debt Collection, Building and Engineering
Contracts, Trade Finance and Commodity Disputes, Public and Private
International Law, Privatization, International Commercial Arbitration,
Maritime, Public Procurement, Wills and Administration of Estates,
Environmental and Conservation Law, Carriage of Goods, Notarization and
Commissioning of Documents and Sports Law.