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Kenya

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 2

MMAN Advocates

MMAN Advocates remains noted for corporate lending and aviation finance work with Suzanne Muthaura and Waringa Njonjo to the fore. It advised Export Import Bank of the United States on a $525m sovereign guarantee by the Republic of Kenya.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

MMAN Advocates

MMAN Advocates has extensive experience in M&A and private equity investments in Kenya and is building its reputation in Kenya competition issues linked to global and multi-jurisdictional transactions. It is also active in the domestic corporate restructuring field. It advised Carlyle and AkzoNobel on the Kenyan antitrust aspects of Caryle and GIC's acquisition of AkzoNobel's specialty chemicals business. It also advised G4S on the disposal of its shareholding in G4S Secure Data Solutions Kenya. Waringa Njonjo and Suzanne Muthaura are the key partners.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

MMAN Advocates

MMAN Advocates remains noted for tax litigation and arbitration, and continues to build its standing in insolvency and restructuring cases. The firm acted for Icici Bank in the contested receivership of Karuturi, the horticultural and flower company. Jomo Nyaribo is the lead partner.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

MMAN Advocates

MMAN Advocates is a leader in pensions matters thanks to the presence of Carole Ayugi. It also has a strong presence in non-contentious employment and immigration matters for foreign investors; redundancies, terminations and employment contracts are key fortes for the team. It advised Leapfrog Investments on the establishment of an employee share ownership plan at target company Resolution Health.

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Privatisation and projects
Privatisation and projects - ranked: tier 2

MMAN Advocates

MMAN Advocates has made solid inroads into the projects market, with considerable activity in the roads, housing and accommodation sectors. Primarily advising sponsors, the 'fantastic' and 'value-for-money' team has bid for projects as local counsel alongside a number of international law firms. Suzanne Muthaura 'is incredibly responsive, knowledgeable, very thorough and experienced'. She led the team that advised Standard Medical Group on a privately initiated concession transaction to establish a level-five hospital on a build-operate-and-transfer scheme in Homa Bay Town. Waringa Njonjo is also recommended.

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Kenya

Offices in Nairobi

Legal Developments by:
MMAN Advocates

  • Court of Appeal Sounds Warning to Kenyan Banks Over Title Deed Forgery Syndicate

    The Commercial Bank of Africa Ltd ( CBA ) has obtained a conservatory order at the Court of Appeal in Nairobi ( the Court ) restraining the Cooperative Bank of Kenya Ltd ( Co-op Bank ), Equity Bank Ltd ( Equity ), the Chief Land Registrar and other named Respondents from disposing or dealing in any way with a property in Riruta ( the Property ) pending the hearing and final determination of an intended appeal from the decision of the Environment & Land Court allowing Co-op bank to exercise its statutory power of sale as a first chargee of the Property.
    - Muthaura Mugambi Ayugi & Njonjo Advocates

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