Global Kenya Banking & Finance
- Alexandra KontosWalker Kontos
- Paras Shah Bowmans (Coulson Harney)
- Sonal TejparAnjarwalla & Khanna
- Cornelius Kigera Bowmans (Coulson Harney)
- Esther Omulele MMC ASAFO
- Kamami Christine Michira DLA Piper Africa, Kenya (IKM)
- Norah Mutuku DLA Piper Africa, Kenya (IKM)
- Pamella Ager Oraro & Company Advocates
- Ruth Kirunga Kaplan & Stratton
- Sammy Ndolo Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (Kieti Law LLP)
- Waringa Njonjo MMAN Advocates
- Akash DevaniAnjarwalla & Khanna
1Bowmans (Coulson Harney)Banking & Finance2023 | Band 1 |Bowmans has a stellar banking and finance practice in Kenya, with a strong track record of working complex and high-value deals. The team is well equipped to advise on the full gamut of transactional and regulatory mandates, including trade and project finance, debt restructuring and syndicated lending. The firm has an excellent reputation in cross-border transactions both in Africa and beyond, supported by the Bowmans network of offices. The Nairobi team also has notable experience of debt capital markets work. 1DLA Piper Africa, Kenya (IKM)Banking & Finance2023 | Band 1 |DLA Piper Africa, Kenya (IKM) is a leading Kenyan law firm with a significant trade and project finance practice. The team advises a number of DFIs, regional banks and borrower clients, notably in structuring syndicated lending transactions and Islamic financing. Particularly active in real estate and construction lending, the department also has experience handling acquisition finance and securities. A frequent fixture in cross-jurisdictional transactions, including project financing, securities and loan facilities, the firm's international reach is enhanced through its access to DLA Piper's network of international offices.
- Anjarwalla & KhannaBanking & Finance2023 | Band 1
2Dentons Hamilton Harrison & MathewsBanking & Finance2023 | Band 2 |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.
- Walker KontosBanking & Finance2023 | Band 2
3ENSafrica (NBMA Advocates LLP)Banking & Finance2023 | Band 3 |ENSafrica's team in Nairobi stands out for its experience handling a broad array of banking and finance transactions, from asset-backed lending and DFI investments to project finance and private placements. Working with its dynamic teams across Africa, the firm is also well placed to assist with cross-border finance agreements. Other areas of expertise include insurance and fintech, where the team provides a range of services covering finance, structuring and regulatory support. 3Kaplan & StrattonBanking & Finance2023 | Band 3 |Kaplan & Stratton has an accomplished banking group fielding well-established finance and lending expertise. The team is frequently engaged by an assortment of domestic and global stakeholders, including DFIs, corporates and international law firms. It has proven ability handling a range of issues including project finance, debt restructuring and asset finance. 3MMAN AdvocatesBanking & Finance2023 | Band 3 |MMAN Advocates operates a respected banking and finance practice with a strong ability to service local, regional and international clients. The team possesses experience in multicurrency facilities and export credit borrowing. The firm's expertise in aviation finance attracts particular renown, where the team has carved a solid niche with a notable roster of international clients. With notable capability in syndicated and structured finance, the team represents a varied clientele that includes banks, investors and pension funds. 3MMC ASAFOBanking & Finance2023 | Band 3 |MMC ASAFO runs a strong banking and securities practice, with notable capability in Islamic finance and cross-border lending. The team's expertise spans trade and construction finance, as well as syndicated loan agreements. It provides significant support in security perfection, asset debenture and asset-backed securities to an eminent list of domestic banking clients. Its lawyers handle a high volume of lender-side mandates, providing loan facilities to domestic real estate and manufacturing players.