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Anjarwalla & Khanna

Real Estate

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What the team is known for

Highly experienced group offering stellar expertise in all aspects of real estate and construction. Equipped to advise on significant mixed-use developments and master-planned communities, assisting with land acquisitions, land use approvals and environmental issues, as well as construction documents and ownership structure. Demonstrates a high level of involvement in the development of shopping centres, offices and industrial property, as well as handling portfolio management. Its varied clientele includes real estate developers, lenders and owners as well as international investment companies and corporations.

Strengths

Sources enthuse: "The team is highly effective, extremely knowledgeable and seeks to find solutions to complex challenges."

Interviewees appreciate the firm's "experience in the real estate sector, particularly in bringing in best practices," adding: "They are committed to supporting their clients even in difficult circumstances."

Work highlights

Acted for AVIC International Real Estate Kenya on the development of a mixed-use development complex, providing advice on tax, conveyancing and regulatory matters.

Notable practitioners

Practice co-head Amyn Mussa commands a stellar reputation in the space, and is praised by clients for his "ability to combine a pure legal view together with commercial, practical aspects."He is also recognised as being "adept at finding solutions," with the ability to "navigate around some of the most complex legal and lease structuring issues." His practice is focused on high-value residential, commercial and mixed-use development projects.

Mona Doshi co-heads the firm's real estate practice out of its Mombasa office. She assists a number of multinational clients in navigating the Kenyan market, advising on land and property acquisitions, as well as residential developments.

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Overview

ALN Kenya | Anjarwalla & Khanna's (A&K) Real Estate and Construction practice handles some of the largest projects in Kenya and provides its clients with comprehensive legal advice that covers residential and commercial projects, hotels and tourism, office towers, urban developments, housing and more.

A&K’s real estate and construction practice involves varied and often highly complex transactions involving large land sales and acquisitions, real estate due diligence, title research, construction and development, funding/equity arrangements, joint ventures, tax advice, restructuring, leasing, land use, environmental, regulatory approvals, representation of clients in negotiations with local authorities, and dispute resolution. We have specialist lawyers and the largest dedicated real estate and construction legal practice in Kenya, focusing on the relevant elements of the project or transaction. A&K’s real estate and construction practice also utilises innovation and technology in large scale developments to improve efficiencies in turnaround times and reporting structures.

We are the only firm in the market that can deliver the full range of advisory services necessary to handle large scale real estate development projects from start to finish, such as Garden City, Two Rivers, GTC Nairobi, Sarit Centre, Edenville and Karibu Homes.

Members

Mussa, Amyn (Head of Department)

Devani, Akash

Doshi, Mona

Gaitta, Ian

Gichuhi, Agnes

Kerage, Vivian M.

Khan, Adnan

Wanjohi, Paul

Clients

Actis

AVIC International Real Estate Kenya

Centum Investment Company

Edenville

Hemingways Watamu

Karibu Homes

Kiewa Group

Maiyan Holdings

Riayn Developers Group

Sarit Centre

Industries

Financial Institutions

Government And Public Sector

Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals

Hospitality

Infrastructure

Mining & Minerals

Real Estate

Real Estate

Anjarwalla & Khanna

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Location

ALN House, Eldama Ravine Close

Off Eldama Ravine Road, Westlands

Nairobi

Nairobi

Kenya

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