Mr Adil Khawaja > 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 Law, Planning,

Position

Adil Khawaja has 23 years’ experience and in-depth knowledge in real estate, environmental and planning law, commercial litigation and arbitration. He is one of the most renowned lawyers in Kenya with respect to real estate, project development, planning and environmental law. He has dealt with complicated land issues in Kenya and undertaken many complex company restructurings, realizations and schemes of arrangement for banks.

Career

2013 to date: Managing Partner, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews 2000 – 2013: Partner, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews: 1995-2000 Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews: 2004- 2013: Honorary Warden, Kenya Wildlife Service,  2011-2014: Board of Trustees, Kenya Wildlife Service, June 2012 – to date: Non-Executive Director, Kenya Commercial Bank Limited: Non-Executive Director, June 2012 – to date: KCB Tanzania Limited. March 2013: The Forestry Management multi-sectoral task force.

Languages

English, Swahili, Hindi.

Memberships

Law Society of Kenya, Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya.

Education

1994: Kenya School of Law, Diploma in Law (Bar Finals) 1990-1993: University of Sheffield, LLB Hons.

Lawyer Rankings

Kenya > Real estate and construction

(Leading individuals)

Adil KhawajaDentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

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 > 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.