Expertise

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.

Notable Transactions
  • Advising on the setting up a multinational trading house for a consortium of oil dealers based in East Africa, having represented Petrocity Enterprises Limited in this cross-border facility.
  • Advising on upstream and downstream oil trading businesses, including agreements for public petrol stations, exclusive storage facilities and hospitality agreements having acted for Petro Oil Kenya Limited and Premium Fuels Kenya Limited.
  • Advising on and setting up of hospitality and procurement agreements between several oil companies across the East African borders, having acted for Petrocity Enterprises Limited on a hospitality facility in Tanzania.
  • Advising responsAbility Energy Access Fund S.A, Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Bonds S.A and Symbiotics SICAV (Lux.) being international Private Equity Funds, on (from Kenyan Law prospective) syndicated loan agreements and security documents on a loan facility involving securitisation by a Kenyan company for a borrowing by an affiliate of the Kenyan entity based in USA. The documentation was negotiated across several countries, USA, Hong Kong, India and Kenya. The transaction value in excess of US$85Million.

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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