MNO Advocates offers a wide range of legal services on a personalised basis. Our lawyers are recognised experts in their specialist areas. Learn more about our areas of expertise below.
Makanda is a qualified advocate with a passion for commercial legal practice as well as private estate legal planning.
As a commercial legal practitioner he advises small to medium enterprises, financial institutions, angel investors, venture capital investors and private equity funds on debt financing, mergers and acquisitions as well as a variety of corporate and transactional matters. He assists his clients grow from formation, through structuring and restructuring as well as in onboarding new investment and financing through bank loans, senior debt from international lenders, convertible loans, public and private bonds and equity investment. He has an excellent understanding of both conventional and Islamic financing.
Makanda also advises individual clients and families and assists in private estate planning through formation or joining of family offices, private trusts, charitable trusts and foundations, wills as well as intergenerational transitioning of estate. He advises on opportunities available both locally and offshore for the most efficient custody and management of private estate.
Having worked for over nine years with a leading law firm and bank, Makanda brings a unique combination of legal and business experience to his practice.
When not traveling, Makanda uses the rest of his social time listening to music.
MNO are committed to providing high-quality legal services and responsive, proactive solutions that bring measurable value – without breaking your budget.
As a boutique law firm, MNO are able to capitalise on their large firm experience, combined with small firm efficiency, in order to focus on top concerns and provide exemplary legal services and advice.
They provide a comprehensive, cost-effective alternative for small businesses and individualss