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Mboya Wangong'u & Waiyaki Advocates

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Senior Partner: Godwin Wangong’u
Managing Partner: Gladys Mboya
Partners: Peter M Waiyaki, June Njoroge-Ngwele, CG Mbugua, Kimani Njane
Number of partners worldwide: 6 Number of lawyers worldwide: 22
Languages: English, Kiswahili

Firm Overview:
Mboya Wangong’u & Waiyaki Advocates is a leading law firm in Kenya. It is ranked as a top law firm by International Financial Law Review (IFRL), Chambers Global Directory of Top Lawyers and The Legal 500. It is a leader in several practice areas including transactional legal services, capital markets, energy & projects, capital raising, real estate, banking & finance, estate planning & administration and commercial dispute resolution. At Mboya Wangong’u & Waiyaki, clients get the personal attention they deserve. The firm delivers excellent service based on solid legal knowledge and global benchmarking. The partners are highly skilled and experienced in their respective areas of practice. They are ably supported by an experienced and gifted team of associates and legal assistants. The firm has clientele who operate in a cross section of industries including banking, energy, mining, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, insurance, private equity, real estate, telecommunications, media and technology. The firm also acts for government and government agencies in appropriate cases.

Main Areas of Practice:
Corporate & Commercial:
4 partners; 5 fee-earners
■The following are the areas of expertise in this practice: Commercial transactions, capital raising, corporate restructuring and reorganisations, competition, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, energy and projects, employment, company secretarial services, corporate and project finance
■The firm has been involved in a groundbreaking project launched by the Government of Kenya. Our role was advising the National Treasury of Kenya on the establishment of a liquidity facility (The Kenya Mortgage Refinance Company – KMRC) to address inherent financing challenges and unlock liquidity for affordable housing in Kenya
The transaction was worth 350 Million USD
Key Clients: The firm has acted for the following clients in Corporate Commercial transactions: Britam Holdings Ltd, The National Treasury of Kenya, Thika Way Investments Limited, China Export Import Bank, Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC, Trapos Limited, CIC Insurance Group PLC, Family Bank PLC, AAR Holdings, Stanlib Fahari I-REIT, Barclays Bank of Kenya Ltd - ETF, Bank of Kigali, Consolidated Bank of Kenya Ltd, Privatization Commission, Co-operative Bank of Kenya Ltd, Balaji EPZ Ltd, Tuskys, Royal Media Services, Kenya Power Pension Fund
Contact: Godwin Wangong’u
Tel: + 254 722 530 128
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate, Banking & Finance:
2 partners
■The following are the areas of expertise in this practice: Advisory on real estate development, investment and finance, real estate investment trusts (REITS), purchase and sale of real estate assets, joint ventures and security documentation
■The firm has been involved in one of largest residential development projects in Kenya for HFDI a subsidiary of the Housing Finance (HF) Group.
The value of the project is 93 Million USD
Key Clients: The firm has acted for the following clients in Real Estate transactions; Barclays Bank of Kenya, Samaritan’s Purse, Housing Finance Development and Investment Limited, Standard Chartered Bank of Kenya, Kentmere Homes, Marina Limited, Koibatek Ltd
Contact: Gladys Mboya
Tel: +254 722 522031
Email: [email protected]

Commercial Litigation & Conflict Resolution:
1 partner
■The following are the areas of expertise in this practice: commercial litigation, arbitration and mediation
Contact: Peter M Waiyaki
Tel: +254 722 518 727
Email: [email protected]

Estate Planning & Administration:
1 partner
■The following are the areas of expertise in this practice: family businesses, estate structuring, succession planning, wills and trusts
Contact: Gladys Mboya
Tel: +254 722 522 031
Email: [email protected]