Peter M Mwangi > Walker Kontos Advocates > Nairobi, Kenya > Lawyer Profile

Walker Kontos Advocates
PO BOX 60680 - 00200

Lawyer Rankings

Kenya > Banking, finance and capital markets

Walker Kontos Advocates is traditionally a lender-oriented practice with a strong record in syndicated finance, project finance and insolvency matters. The firm has close connections to local and international banks, along with a range of DFIs. The firm has made established itself as a key name for renewables sector financings in recent years. Its alliance with Norton Rose Fulbright ensures it is well positioned for cross-border financings and gives it access to global knowledge and specialist areas of expertise. Michael Kontos has a huge reputation and is supported by Deepen Shah and insolvency expert Peter Mwangi.

Kenya > Real estate and construction

Walker Kontos Advocates‘ team is active in conveyancing, developments and land regulations issues. Peter Mwangi has an impressive reputation in land law and regulations, while Alexandra Kontos provides additional senior level experience, as does the versatile and highly rated Michael Kontos.

Kenya > Privatisation and projects

Walker Kontos Advocates is increasingly handling infrastructure and renewable energy projects and the group remains highly rated for project finance in the energy and infrastructure space, often representing the lenders. Michael Kontos is a key name in the market, while Peter MwangiDiana Situma and Rahma Karanja are also noted.

Kenya > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Walker Kontos Advocates has continued to grow in the M&A and private equity environment, notably in energy and financial services deals. Michael Kontos is at the forefront of the profession, while Deepen Shah and Peter Mwangi are also key names, the latter in the restructuring, insolvency and distressed M&A field.