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The Team

The difference is a great relationship.

25 Years Of Combined
Legal Expertise

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.

S. Okalle Makanda
LLB (Moi University) | Advocate of the High Court of Kenya

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.

He also provides advisory services in drafting of general business contracts for different sectors including but not limited to telecommunication sector, energy sector and infrastructural sector involving public private partnerships.

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.

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