Kelvin is an Associate in the Commercial and Property Department. He is forging a strong reputation in commercial and real estate transactions. He has an excellent grasp of the law and an impeccable insight in drafting and reviewing legal documentation. He has exemplary negotiating skills with attention to details. He has acted for various developers in coordinating change of use for mixed use developments and also advised a variety of clients with respect to project structuring, project finance and REITS.

Areas of Expertise

• Project Structuring
• Corporate Restructuring
• Capital Markets
• Corporate Governance
• Company Secretarial
• Real Estate Development and Conveyancing
• Banking and Finance

Education

• University of Nairobi, Bachelor of Laws LL.B. (Hons)
• Post Graduate Diploma in Law, Kenya School of Law, Nairobi
• Company Secretary (CS) (KASNEB)
• All Tax Training by Deloitte & Touche

Real Estate

• Currently part of the team advising major Real Estate Developer in Nairobi on the creation and set up of Real Estate Investment Trust (REITs) to be licensed by the Capital Markets Authority. This will entail conducting the legal due diligence, drafting of the Information Memorandum, the Trust Deed, Management and Custody Agreement and pursuing approval for the same with the Capital Markets Authority.
• Advising Home Afrika Limited, a real estate developer in the acquisition of 1,000 acres and subsequently in the structuring of a mixed used development comprising of residential, commercial, retail and hospitality precincts.
• Advising the client on the structuring and sale of residential apartments on property measuring approximately 2.280 ha within Kiambu County this includes project finance, negotiation and drafting of the various contracts required in the project and representing the client in the end sales to the home owners
• Part of the team advising a client on the structuring and sale of a comprehensive sustainable multigenerational community centre having a mixed use which shall be set up on approximately 350 acres of land in Kiambu County. The investors shall be allowed to pay for their houses for a period of 20 years and shall also be entitled to other benefits which include education for 2 children and medical insurance. The homeowners shall be entitled to a share in the developer as well as a tenant purchase agreement which shall be converted to a share in the land owner and a lease for their unit upon completion of payment
• Advised a major Real Estate Developer in Nanyuki on mixed use development, undertaking the change of user on the Grant, preparation of the Project Finance documents and review of the contract documents with the professionals, preparation of sale contracts relating to the end buyers.

Languages

• English.
• Swahili.

Countries of Work Experience

• Kenya .