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Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews houses a strong banking and finance practice with established prowess acting for both lenders and borrowers. The team is routinely sought out for its expertise in such areas as corporate, project and commodity finance, as well as debt restructuring. The group acts across multiple industries, demonstrating notable activity in power and infrastructure. Clients benefit from the firm's extensive African and global platform and relationships.

Strengths

Sources agree: "They have an impressive banking team."

One client commented: "You know that as an organisation they have your interests at heart."

Work highlights

A team led by Sigee Koech assisted ING Bank with the provision of a trade finance facility to E3 Energy, to be used for the purchase of crude oil and petroleum products.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Mugambi provides a broad range of banking-related services, from advising on syndicated lending, refinancing and restructuring, to consolidation and project sponsorship.
"Andrew Mugambi is an excellent lawyer and did a great job for us."

Sigee Koech impresses for her broad set of skills in the field of banking and finance, from syndicated lending and trade finance facilities to debt restructuring. She acts for both lenders and borrowers.
"She is a very analytical and practical lawyer."

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Overview

Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews Banking and Finance practice is one of the longest standing, in Kenya. We offer advice across the full range of banking and finance matters, acting for all parties. We have significant expertise and experience in regulatory advice to banks and financial institutions including the areas of e-banking and virtual banking regulations and transactions.


Over the years, we have acted for several large local and international banks on all types of financing transactions. We also provide our expertise in the area of mortgage financing and plain vanilla financing work for several Kenyan banks.
The firm's litigation department has extensive experience in advising and representing banks on a wide range of litigation.

Members

Fraser, Kenneth (Head of Department)

Omwela, Richard (Head of Department)

Khawaja, Adil

Koech, Sigee

Koech, Sigee

Mainnah, Lorna

Mugambi, Andrew

Okaalet Jr, Peter

Industries

Aerospace & Defence

Automobiles & Parts

Banks

Charities / Not for Profit

Chemicals

Commercial & Professional Services

Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Education

Energy

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Government

Health Care

Industrial Engineering

Insurance

Media

Mining & Metals

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Real Estate

Real Estate Finance

Retail

Software & Computer Services

Sports

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Telecommunications

Transportation

Travel & Leisure

Utilities

Banking & Finance

Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

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Location

Delta Office Suites

Waiyaki Way

P O Box 30333

Nairobi

Nairobi

Kenya

00100

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Kenya

Banking & Finance


Andrew Mugambi
Band 2
Sigee Koech
Up and Coming