Expertise

Conveyancing

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. A.B. Patel & Patel has advised and undertaken transactions which would be classified as the first in Kenya. The firm acts for private clients, institutional investors (both overseas and Kenyan). The firm has undertaken legal work on a vast number of projects in Kenya.

Notable Transactions
  • Advising and setting up of the first world class golfing and residential resort on the Kenyan Coast, the Vipingo Ridge Golf Resort, developed by Vipingo Ridge Limited. Transaction value in excess of US$ 100million and is an ongoing transaction.
  • Acting for a stock market listed company, Centum Investments Limited, on development, management structures, sales and leasing of residential units and commercial areas in a mixed development city known as Vipingo City in Kilifi County. Transaction value in excess of KShs. 950million and on-going.
  • Acting for Colfax limited in setting up of common infrastructure legal frame work and sale of land within the first industrial park in the Coastal region. Transaction value excess of Ksh.500million.
  • Dealing with all aspects relating to the development, management structures, sale and leasing of apartments, commercial areas, marina and boating centre at the Marina development on the Kenyan Coast, the English Point Marina. The transaction value US$100million.
  • Principal legal advisors to setting up a private game sanctuary in the north of Maasai Mara, having acted for Multi-Act Conservation on an inward investment into the hospitality industry and conservancy.

Expertise

Commercial Practice

Aircraft Leasing & Finance

A.B. Patel & Patel has been advising on aircraft sales and leasebacks, finance, purchases and syndicated financing. The transactions involved registration of aircrafts in Kenya and re-registration around the region...

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Banking & Finance

The banking and finance practice of the firm is of long standing. The changing landscape of doing business in Kenya and in the region, requires the banking institutions to be...

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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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Conveyancing

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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Corporate & Business Setup

A.B. Patel & Patel has the experience in setting up business vehicles in Kenya. The legal services include advising clients (both Kenyan domiciled and international entrants into Kenya) on the best possible vehicle to register...

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Corporate Due Deligence

Advising clients on mergers and acquisitions requires a legal team to be proficient in undertaking due diligence of companies. We provide legal due diligence services and work closely with audit firms to provide the financial due diligence...

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Employment

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

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Joint Ventures, Mergers & Acquisitions

The M&A transactions are fully managed by the firm and provide clients with one point of contact not withstanding that some transaction may involve other service providers..

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Private Client

The foundations of the firm were built on private client practice, which has since grown to representing high net worth private clients. The firm advices private clients on estate and...

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Private Equity

A.B. Patel & Patel advises and acts for a number private equity funds on inward investment into Kenya. Every fund has its investment criteria and at A.B. Patel & Patel, we are able...

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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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