Commercial and Financial Services

We advise companies, single businesses and individuals across all sectors and industries with the drafting of commercial contracts as well as the implantation and enforcement of such contracts; giving practical and effective solutions to a wide scope of commercial contracts

Some of the Commercial Agreements include:

  • Licence agreements
  • Partnership agreements
  • Terms of business
  • Franchising
  • Joint ventures agreements
  • Advertising and marketing
  • Agency and distribution
  • Confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements
  • Collaboration agreements
  • Consultancy agreements
  • Heads of terms/memoranda of understanding
  • Lease, hire and maintenance agreements
  • Manufacture, purchase and supply
  • Strategic alliance agreements

The commercial team advises several reputable Kenyan Banks and financial institutions on secured, unsecured, bilateral and syndicated financing and loans with a particular emphasis on corporate finance, international trade finance, property finance as well as chattels finance. The team also offers general banking and regulatory advice to financial institutions and assists corporate clients in the management of their trade finance and treasury operations.

Notably, we have recently been called upon to assist in receivership and management of several corporate entities for some of our financial clients engaging in corporate financing.

Perfection of securities

The department also specializes in creation and perfection of securities for a wide range of financial arrangements and schemes for both corporate and private clients including

  • Syndicate loans:
  • Debentures and other corporate security instruments;
  • Hire purchase loans and financing;
  • Mortgages and charges;
  • Chattels mortgages;
  • Corporate and personal guarantees;

In this regard, we have undertaken periodic review of securities for our financial clients with a view to improving recovery and risk reduction in default portfolio.