Oliver Fowler > Kaplan & Stratton Advocates > Nairobi, Kenya > Lawyer Profile

Kaplan & Stratton Advocates
9TH FLOOR, WILLIAMSON HOUSE
4TH NGONG AVENUE
PO BOX 40111-00100 NAIROBI
Kenya
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Work Department

Corporate Commercial

Position

Partner

Career

Oliver Fowler qualified as a Kenyan Advocate and an English Solicitor. After admission as an English Solicitor, he joined Kaplan & Stratton in 1978 and became a partner in 1981. His work encompasses commercial work, particularly financial, corporate and taxation matters. He has extensive experience in project finance work, capital markets and banking and finance.

Some of the notable transactions he has been involved in include: the reverse take-over of City Trust Limited (now I&M Holdings Limited); advising REA Vipingo Plantations Limited in connection with its contested take-over by REA Trading Limited and sale of Vipingo Estate; the Government sovereign bond issues of 2014 and 2018.

Languages

English

Memberships

Law Society of England & Wales
Law Society of Kenya

Education

1977 Kenya School of Law Qualifying Examinations
1974 Law Society Qualifying Examinations, England, 2nd Class Honours
1971 – 1973 Bristol University, Bristol, England: LLB

Lawyer Rankings

Kenya > Banking, finance and capital markets

Kaplan & Stratton Advocates has a strong record in financing and Ruth Kirunga is a key member of the team. Clients include Nordic Aviation Capital, Stanbic Bank Kenya and Nedbank. Senior figure Oliver Fowler retired from the partnership to become a consultant. Binti Shah left the firm to launch NBMA Advocates LLP in Nairobi.

Kenya > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Hall of Fame)

Oliver FowlerKaplan & Stratton Advocates

Kaplan & Stratton Advocates has increased its focus recently on competition law and also remains active in the telecoms, manufacturing, food and beverages, and consumer industries. Joseph Ng’ang’ira is a key member of the team. Oliver Fowler is now a consultant. Mahesh Acharya and Amar Grewal-Thethy left to establish NBMA Advocates LLP.