Walker Kontos Advocates

Law Firm in Nairobi, Kenya
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About This Firm

Walker Kontos was founded in 1988 and has grown to comprise 5 partners, 9 associates, 4 legal assistants and over 40 support staff offering expert legal advice and support services to businesses, corporate entities, banks and financial institutions, DFIs, governments, multinationals, state corporations, diplomatic missions, NGOs and private clients.

The partners and associates of the firm have varied educational backgrounds and their unique exposure to and qualifications in various jurisdictions enables us to import new views and ideas into our practice in order to meet the changing demands of our clients in a growing, globalised and liberal economy. We aim to better understand our clients' objectives, both locally and from an international perspective, and to find solutions to their needs.

The firm's focus lies in corporate and commercial law in Kenya and the region with particular emphasis in M&A, Capital Markets, Corporate and Project Finance, Energy, Banking and Securitization, Privatization, Conveyancing and Property Law. The firm also has a dedicated litigation team which handles complex commercial litigation, corporate recovery, debt recovery and ADR matters.

Walker Kontos has built significant industry expertise in the following sectors: banking, telecommunications, transport, floriculture and horticulture, energy, manufacturing, aviation, capital markets, hospitality, insurance and real estate. We are currently involved in most, if not all, IPP energy projects in Kenya.

Walker Kontos is regognised as top-tier law firm and its partners, including Alexandra Kontos, Michael Kontos, Peter Mwangi, Allen Gichuhi and Deepen Shah, are all ranked as leaders in their field by Chambers Global, Legal 500 and IFLR1000. We maintain close associations with leading law firms across Africa and in Europe with relevant deal experience, enabling us to tap into the best local advisors on cross border transactions.

The firm's offices are housed in Hakika House on Bishops Road in the Upper Hill Area of Nairobi; 5 minutes from the CBD with easy access to Nairobi's commercial centres and airports.

Areas of Law

  • Banking and Securitization
  • Corporate and Project Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Property Law
  • Conveyancing
  • Commercial and Corporate Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Civil and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment
  • Probate and Administration
  • Intellectual Property and Trusts.
 

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Firm Details

Year Established

1988

Firm Size

14

Payment Information
  • Accepts American Express
Languages

English, French, Greek, Italian, German, Kiswahili, Gujarati, Amharic, Kikuyu and Luhya.

Clients

Barclays Bank, Bank of Africa, CFC Stanbic Bank, IFC, DEG, Proparco, Kenya Commercial Bank, NIC Bank, I&M Bank, State Bank of India, Standard Chartered Bank, Fina Bank, Citibank, PTA Bank, Celtel Kenya Limited, Siemens Communications Limited, Power Technics, IATA, Athi River Mining Limited, General Accident Insurance, Lion of Kenya, Alliance For Green Revolution in Africa and FloraHolland.

Contact Information

Firm Address

Walker Kontos Advocates
Hakika House Bishops Road, P.O. Box 60680,
Nairobi 00200
Kenya

Phone

+(254) (20) 2713023-6

Fax

+(254) (20) 2718429

Email

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