WHAT WE DO

CONVEYANCING

The Firm deals with all aspects of conveyancing including sales and transfers of land, leases charges, chattels mortgages extension of Government leases, changes of user, conveyance, re-conveyance, discharges, caveats, cautions, licenses, trust and general advisory on all aspects of land and property. 

 

Where the instructions involve security documentation, it is the role of the Firm to investigate title, prepare the requisite documents and obtain consents necessary to vest the interest.

BANKING, COMMERCIAL & GENERAL CIVIL LITIGATION

The Firm has provided services to banks including Development Bank and National Bank of Kenya Limited in commercial and civil litigation, consistently defending banks in suits seeking damages or seeking the defeat of security documents and opposing injunctions with tremendous success.

 

CORPORATE LAW

The firm undertakes incorporation of limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships (LLPs), purchase and transfer of business, transfer of shares in existing companies, Shareholder Agreements and general advice on corporate matters.

LEGAL AUDIT AND DUE DILIGENCE

This is the latest addition to the range of corporate services offered by the Firm. It covers advisory services on compliance with laws and regulations, review of the client's practices and processes to ensure compliance with laws and regulations relevant to the client or the sector and preparation of legal audit reports.

ENVIROMENTAL LAW

The Firm provides legal advice on emerging environment concerns including impact assessment reports and enforcement of environmental laws.

EMPLOYMENT & LABOUR RELATED MATTERS

The Firm offers legal services in drafting and review of Employment Manuals to conform to the Labour Laws of 2007 and best practices as codified under the International Labour Organization Conventions and Standards.  We represent parties at the Industrial Court.

PENSION & RETIREMENT BENEFITS

The Firm has successful defended claims arising under Retirement Benefits Act. The Firm has previously successfully handled high profile cases brought against National Bank of Kenya Staff Retirement Benefits Scheme.

ELECTION DISPUTES

The Firm represented the IEBC in election petitions both at High Court of Kenya and Court of Appeal. The Firm also advises interested parties in electoral laws and related matters.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

The Division deals with advisory services on international legal regimes on intellectual property rights and particularly on Plant Breeder's Rights, Plant Protection, World Trade Organization Agreement Series, Texts and Annexes.

The Firm has been consulted widely on matters of Plant Breeders Rights and Plant Protection and Phytosanitary Measures including the drafting of a Bill, The Seeds & Plant Health Bill, to replace the Seeds & Plant Varieties Act Cap 326 and Rules thereunder. We drafted the Plant Protection Regulations of 2003, the Suppression of Noxious Weeds and Invasive Plant Species Regulations of 2003.

FAMILY AND PROBATE

The Division deals with advisory services, preparation of testamentary dispositions, taking out letters of administration, preparing trusts and custody of wills. The Firm also handles divorce, separation and maintenance matters, succession, adoption and children cases.

COMMUNICATION LAW AND PRACTICE

The Division renders legal services to Airtel Networks Kenya Ltd, Essar Telecom Kenya Ltd (YU) and Flashcom Limited in this sector.

The Firm has offered legal consultancy to start-up telecommunication businesses, including Flashcom Ltd in acquisition of Local Loop Licence, negotiating interconnection agreements with existing telephone service providers, acquisition of sites and compliance with regulations. The Division also undertakes registration of patents and trademarks.

INSURANCE

The Firm represents British American Insurance Company Ltd in various matters arising from insurance claims. The Firm has recently been engaged by Occidental Insurance Company Ltd