An associate advocate in the firm of Mohammed Muigai LLP specializing in Finance and Economic Law, Conveyancing, Banking & Securities,Commercial Law, Intellectual Property Law, Settlements, Litigation,Public Procurement and Disposal Law and Energy (Upstream Law & Regulation).
I possess practical experience in creation, perfection and enforcement of various security instruments including but not limited to Charges, Debentures, Guarantees, Composite Debenture and Guarantees, Deeds of Pledge and Chattels Mortgage including recently:-
*GT Bank (Kenya) Ltd in connection with its loan facility to a leading local company to finance construction of sports clubs in Migaa,Karen and along Ngong Road to a limit of USD 10M and further advances to the maximum limit of Kshs.100M;
* Gulf African Bank Limited Ltd in connection with its loan facility to Alaia Limited (a leading hospitality company) to finance construction of Alba Hotel in Nairobi to a limit of United States Dollars Five Million only (USD 5,000,000/-;
*KCB Bank Kenya Limited in connection with a loan facility advanced to a Borrower to secure an amount of Kenya Shillings One Hundred and Thirty Million, Three Hundred and Forty Nine Thousand, Seven Hundred and Seventy Six(Kshs.134,349,776/-);
*Acted for Acme Dream Limited [A Chinese Investor] in the Purchase of a piece of property along Mombasa Road measuring two decimal one nought three (2.103) hectares from Steel & Scrap Metal Supplies Limited for Kenya Shillings Five Hundred and Fifty Million Only (Kshs.550,000,000.00/-).
*Undertaking Technical Peer Review in Credit Market Development for Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) to reform the Movable Collateral System in Kenya, Reviewing Legislative Proposals aimed at developing a new Secured Transactions Law and creation of an Electronic Collateral Register in collaboration with the Word Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF),Attorney General Office and the Kenyan Treasury which birthed Movable Property Rights Act ,2017;
*Successfully represented KEBS in Public Procurement Litigation in an Application where the aggrieved party;EASS,ATJ and JEVIC sought to review the award of a Motor Vehicle inspection Contract with a value of Kenya Shillings Thirty Two Billion Only ( Kshs. 32 Billion) to the successful bidder;QISJ
*Preparation, searches and registration of various Intellectual Properties such as Copyrights, Trademarks, Patents, Utility Models and Industrial designs; prosecuting claims in instances of breach as well preparing advisory opinions on registrability and prosecution of IPR Related Claims including more recently undertaking Trademark registration and protection for a leading hotelier’s ‘Acacia Premier,’ ‘Acacia Express’ and ‘Acacia Hotels’ service marks.
*Drafting of various Energy (Petroleum and gas) granting and other related instruments such as Concession Agreements and licences, Production Sharing Agreements and service agreements;
*Conducting In-house and Public trainings especially on Compliance, efficiency and benchmarking for the best international practices in the Loan Documentation Process and Security Perfection;
*Incorporation, registration and advisory to various entities such as Companies, Partnerships, Trusts, Societies, SACCOS, and Real Estate Investment Trusts [REITS].