We advise on corporate establishment for private and public companies and for foreign entities registering in Kenya. We draft company constitutions/articles of association, shareholder or partnership agreements and also advise on statutory compliance, shareholder and directors’ responsibilities. We prepare or review and negotiate many kinds of commercial contracts including general sale or service contracts, franchise agreements, distribution agreements and other similar contracts.
We advise funds and financial institutions on their investments (share or business/asset acquisitions) and also on exits/disposals. We conduct legal due diligence on targets, draft and negotiate legal documentation, offer general transaction advice and specified advice for regulated entities (including approvals needed), recommend and monitor conditions to closing and attend to transaction closing formalities. We also provide fund set up and structuring advice.
We provide legal advice on Kenyan competition law, we prepare and lodge applications for merger approvals, advice on restrictive trade practices and consumer protection laws. We also advise similarly on COMESA competition laws where clients have regional operations.
We advise on regulatory and licensing requirements, ongoing compliance, drafting of standard form documentation, completion of regulatory questionnaires, drafting of bank security documents such as debentures, mortgages, charges and other securities.
Our principal areas of practice are complemented by specific expertise and experience in tax and litigation matters by our pool of highly qualified consultants practicing in these areas.
Advice on all aspects of intellectual property, both locally and internationally under the Madrid and ARIPO systems of registration, as well as national protection in various countries through a network of law firms.
Technology, Media & Telecommunications
With the constant evolution of technology pushing legal boundaries, we have developed a practice for the provision of legal advice for innovative business in the agri-tech, fin-tech, insur-tech among other developing business practices.
In the area of equity and debt capital markets, Law3Sixty provides transaction services for equity and debt issues on the Nairobi Securities exchange, including public offers of securities listings, introductions, secondary offers, structures products, trading requirements, continuing listing requirements. We also provide sectoral advice on licensing, legislative developments and compliance including advising on take-overs and mergers including those of regulates entities such as banks and insurance companies.