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Paras Shah

Nairobi, Kenya Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 4 departments
Ranked in : Banking & FinanceReal EstateCorporate/M&AProjects & Energy
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Banking & Finance - Kenya

Band 1

Paras Shah continues to impress market observers with his deep understanding of the banking sector, acting as a key contact and partner to a large number of established investment banks and financial institutions. He is rated highly in Kenya for his breadth of practice, covering project, property and development finance, as well as corporate transactions and M&A.
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Real Estate - Kenya

Band 2

Paras Shah is a luminary commercial lawyer in Nairobi with a versatile skill set and a diverse practice which sees him regularly handle matters in the real estate space. He is frequently instructed to advise on conveyancing issues and has a wealth of experience concerning property acquisition and disposition. He acts for a range of clients including investors and operators.
"He has a good depth of experience and is quite agile with his thinking."
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Corporate/M&A - Kenya

Band 1

Paras Shah is famed for his multifaceted practice, encompassing finance, real estate and projects, as well as a superb track record advising on domestic and cross-border M&A transactions. He is regularly sought out by a number of prominent names in financial services and telecommunications, as well as international law firms.
"Paras is incredibly transactional and will get deals done." "He knows what is going on and will make quick commercial decisions."
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Projects & Energy - Kenya

Band 3

Nairobi-based Paras Shah is noted for his corporate expertise in relation to energy projects. He is frequently instructed by notable oil and power firms to advise on project financing and various other matters from PPAs to shareholder and host government agreements.
"He is a versatile lawyer who covers the full range of energy projects and is especially good with international clients."
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Practice Areas

Paras heads Bowmans’ M&A and Projects team in Kenya. He specialises in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance law, privatisations, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and real estate law. He has advised on some of the most important M&A and financing transactions, IPOs and takeovers, listings and public-private partnership transactions undertaken in Kenya in recent years.

Career

He is an English-qualified solicitor and an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.

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Paras Shah

Bowmans (Coulson Harney)

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5th Floor, ICEA Lion Centre, West Wing

Riverside Park, Chiromo Road

PO Box 10643-00100

Nairobi

Nairobi

Kenya

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