Our commercial transactions team comprises a corporate advisory team and banking and finance team which cover a cross section of practice areas including and not limited to mergers and acquisitions, private equity, investment advisory, projects and infrastructure, energy and mining, insurance, finance, banking, employment, real estate, immigration and general corporate and commercial advisory.
The team has two partners: Apollo N. Makubuya and Fiona N. Magona both of whom have previously been recognized by independent law firm ranking institutions like ILFR1000.
The team members have received excellent legal training and hold stellar academic and professional qualifications from leading universities such as Cambridge University, Birmingham University, Harvard University, University of Liverpool, Cornell University and University of Pretoria. This training is continually supplemented by exposure to international law firms’ practices under secondments.
This is supplemented by on the job practical training at top firms such as Stephenson Harwood - London, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer - London, Slaughter & May - London and Anjarwalla & Khanna - Nairobi.
The team regularly conducts in house trainings on commercial law topics as a way of continuous legal improvement.
The firm is also on the panel of International Finance Corporation (IFC) lawyers for the region.