Expertise

Aviation

A.B. Patel & Patel has been advising on aircraft sales and leasebacks, finance, purchases and syndicated financing, registration of aircrafts in Kenya and around the region. The financing of aircrafts ties in with the banking practice of the firm, where we have advised international finance houses on Kenyan aircraft mortgages.

Regulatory compliance and procedures fall within the legal framework of service provided. Related services have been provided for airstrip agreements and hangar use and leasing.

Notable Transactions
  • Advising ALS Kenya on aircrafts leasing and finance. Preparing lease and security documentation.
  • Advising Kenyan and international entities on several transactions relating to procurement, financing and leasing of aircrafts. Of recent acted for :
    • Muli-Act Conservation Enterprises Mauritius on aircraft financing and leasing.
    • Scenic Air Safaris Limited on aircraft purchasing and leasing documentation
    • ALS Limited on aircraft purchasing and mortgages.
    The aircraft transaction values ranged between US$2million to US$5million. The firm was mandated in the aircraft transactions, in addition to transaction advisory role, drafting of documents, register ownership documents and perfect securities.
  • Advising Vipingo Ridge on hanger leasing and private airstrip regulations.
  • Advising Wilderness Air & Scenic Air on aircraft acquisition & joint operation thereof.

Expertise

Commercial Practice

Aviation

A.B. Patel & Patel has been advising on aircraft sales and leasebacks, finance, purchases and syndicated financing, registration of aircrafts in Kenya and...

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Banking & Finance

The firm has an established banking and finance practice. The changing landscape of doing business in Kenya and in the region, requires the banking...

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Competition Law

Every large Kenyan and cross-border commercial transaction, merger or acquisition transaction requires a firm to consider the implications and applicability of...

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Real Estate

A.B. Patel & Patel has in recent years undertaken complex property transactions. The firm offers its clients solutions to every transaction to suit the most tax efficient structure...

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Employment

A.B. Patel & Patel primarily advises employers. The legal services provided are broadly based on Employment Law issues (including drafting of contracts), contentious and non-contentious. We advise corporate clients on...

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Energy

A.B. Patel & Patel has developed its power and energy practice, having advised on projects covering hospitality & sharing facilities, upstream & downstream projects, renewable energy & LPG projects.

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Joint Ventures, Mergers & Acquisitions & Private Equity

The firm has acted in a number of Mergers & Acquisition transactions not only as lead advisors but also as part of a team...

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Private Client

The foundations of the firm are built on private client practice, which has since grown to represent high net worth individuals. The firm advices private clients on estate...

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Shipping & Logistics

A.B. Patel & Patel has for some time advised the principal port operator in Kenya on a host of commercial issues and transactions. The firm has been engaged on advising on...

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