Real Estate & Banking

Our team advises and represents commercial developers, buyers and sellers in simple and complex purchases, sale transactions, project structuring, project finance, carrying out due diligence, joint ventures and development projects. 

We also advise lending institutions and borrowers in an array of lending transactions whether security backed such as charges, debentures, chattel mortgages, liens and pledges; and non-secured lending. We handle structuring and perfection of senior debt financing, mezzanine loans and public and private bonds. 

Expertise

  • One of our Partners was part of a team that represented the Financier a real estate development in Mlolongo involving the financing of over 600 Buyers by securing the interests of the Financier by drafting and registering the various security documents.
  • One of our Partners was part of a team that represented the Vendor in a real estate project in Donholm by drafting and negotiating over 500 Agreements and Leases and seeing the same through to registration.
  • One of our Partners was part of a team that Represented the Vendor in a commercial office block in Spring Valley by drafting and negotiating the Agreement and Leases and seeing the same through to registration
  • Acting in the creation of Leases for a pension fund and the registrations of such Leases in various Land Registries in the Country
  • Advised several developers on joint venture developments of commercial properties;
  • One of our Partners was part of the team of associates who handled a residential estate development on Kiambu road with a value of over Kes 1 Billion.
    One of our Partners represented the developer in the Commercial Development project, along Mombasa Road. Our Partner structured the project, preparing the standard letters of offer, leases and representing the developer in the sale transaction as well as registration of the leases valued of over Kes 1 Billion.
  • One of our Partners represented the financier and the 600 buyers in a residential project, Syokimau valued of Kes 1.5 Billion.
  • One of our Partners was the legal project lead and played a key role in the corporate documentation review for the National carrier debt restructuring project by various local banks
  • One of our Partners worked on a Security Review Process for a leading tier 1 bank for securities valued at Kshs. 350 Million.
  • One of our Partners Represented the Directors/ Shareholders in the sale of a trading Company Limited for the sum of Kshs. 125 Million
  • One of our Partners was the lead inhouse counsel in the structuring and perfection of the Investment Bank unit trusts (2013, Nairobi).
  • One of our Partners advised in a mixed use project for a leading pension company.
  • One of our Partners structured, negotiated and closed corporate finance deals for a tier 2 financial institution for purposes of raising capital
S. Okalle Makanda
Senior Partner
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Daisy Chege
Partner
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Terry Otieno
Partner
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