Ms Rahma Karanja > Walker Kontos Advocates > Nairobi, Kenya > Lawyer Profile

Walker Kontos Advocates
HAKIKA HOUSE, BISHOPS ROAD
PO BOX 60680 - 00200
NAIROBI
Kenya
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Work Department

Corporate / Commercial.

Position

Rahma Karanja is a Partner in the Corporate and Commercial department of the firm. She specializes in Project Finance, Energy, Mergers and Acquisitions and General Banking Law. Rahma widely advises lenders in financing arrangements for renewables projects as well as project developers on regulatory and corporate matters in the energy sector. Her vast experience and first-rate advice has seen her act for a wide range of international and regional financial institutions. Recently, Rahma was part of the team that advised SBM Bank (Kenya) Limited in the acquisition of certain assets and the assumption of certain liabilities from and of Chase Bank (Kenya) Limited (In Receivership).

She is currently acting for clients in connection with the development of a 40MW Solar PV Project in Isiolo and a 50MW Wind Farm Project in Kajiado County.

Career

2004 to date: Walker Kontos Advocates, Rahma joined the firm as a trainee and became partner in January 2013.

Languages

English, Kiswahili and German

Memberships

Law Society of Kenya, Commissioner of Oaths, Notary Public

Education

2008-2009: LL.M , International Financial Law – King’s College London, 2000-2004: LL.B (Hons) Bristol University, 2005: Postgraduate Diploma in Law, Kenya School of Law