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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.
We represent commercial developers, buyers and sellers in simple and complex purchase and sale transactions, carrying out due diligence, short and long term leases, including ground leases, joint ventures and development projects.
We assist clients with business formation, restructuring as well as advisory of new investments through mergers, acquisitions and debt financing. We also provide advisory services in drafting of business contracts for different sectors. We advise and represent our clients in ensuring compliance with different regulatory regimes under competition law, energy sector, telecommunication, financial sector and capital markets.
We advise and represent our clients on protection of intellectual property rights through registration of copyrights, trademarks, patents, industrial designs and utility models. We also represent our clients in protecting against infringement of their intellectual property rights.
We represent lending institutions (Banks, Saccos and Mortgage Finance Companies) and borrowers in an array of lending transactions whether security backed such as charges, debentures, charttel mortgages, liends and pledges; and non-secured lending We advise our clients (both borrowers and lenders) in structuring and perfection of senior debt financing, public and private bonds as well as mezzanine loans.
We advise our clients (Startups and established businesses) in the best employment practices. We help our clients in preparation of employment contracts and workplace policies. We also help clients set-up proper internal dispute resolution mechanisms and assist in dispute resolution.
We advise individual clients and families, information or joining of family offices, setting up of private trusts, charitable trusts and foundations, wills as well as intergenerational transitioning of estate. We also advise on opportunities available both locally and offshore for the most efficient custody and management of private estate.
We conduct legal audits of companies so as to establish any weaknesses and help companies to set up robust internal legal practice. We assist lending institutions in conducting a security review of securities held in order to establish validity and enforceability of the securities. We also conduct legal due diligence and render legal opinions during merger and acquisition transactions.
We advise and represent clients on various dispute resolution mechanism with emphasis on alternative dispute resolution like negotiation, mediation and arbitration. We represent clients on selective court litigation matters.
We ensure that relevant intercorporate and shareholder agreements, warranties and undertakings are customised to protect the interests of our client. Having acted in several significant acquisitions and divestments both local and abroad, we are well placed to be your partner in M&A activities.
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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