Lorna Mainnah > Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews > Nairobi, Kenya > Lawyer Profile

Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews
1ST FLOOR, DELTA OFFICE SUITES, BLOCK A, OFF WAIYAKI WAY, MUTHANGARI
PO BOX 30333-00100
NAIROBI
Kenya
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Work Department

Real Estate, Environmental and Planning, Employment & Immigration

Position

Oct 2013 to date: Partner, 2007 to Oct 2013: Associate

Career

Lorna has over 9 years’ experience in real estate, environmental and planning, non- contentious probate and will, pensions and provident schemes, employment, immigration, corporate and commercial law. She has significant experience in dealing with land related matters having dealt with several land issues in Kenya, and is known for her ability to execute complex real estate deals in a timely manner. Lorna has advised on a number of local and multi-national transactions including banking and financing, security documentation, privatisations and various commercial transactions.

Languages

English, Kiswahili

Memberships

Law Society of Kenya

Education

2008: Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya, 2005-2006: Council of Legal Education, 2001-2005: University of Nairobi, Bachelor of Law (LLB), 2001- 2004: Certified Public Accountant, Graduate

Lawyer Rankings

Kenya > Real estate and construction

Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews has an excellent record in large-scale conveyancing and also handles big-ticket commercial and residential developments. Recent work includes handling green developments and community projects outside of Nairobi. Managing partner Adil Khawaja and Lorna Mainnah are highly regarded.

Kenya > Employment

Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews is outstanding in employment disputes and also has a strong track record handling non-contentious matters. Its recent workload includes advising on disciplinary processes, performance improvement plans, employment termination processes, redundancy processes, and the drafting and review of employment contracts. Michi Kirimi is highly rated, while Lorna Mainnah and senior disputes specialist Kenneth Fraser  are other key names. Ezra Makori is the name to note at senior associate level.

Kenya > Banking, finance and capital markets

Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews has a strong record in financings, restructurings and capital markets issuances; project finance and commodity finance are particular fortes. Andrew Mugambi has an outstanding reputation, while Richard Omwela provides further senior level gravitas and Adil Khawaja and Lorna Mainnah are leaders in real estate finance. Sigee Koech is also noted.