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RANGE OF LEGAL SERVICES Well aware of the need to specialize in the wide field of legal practice, MKN & Company has identified the certain areas which we have secluded for specialization:- Conveyancing and Property law, Bank Securities, commercial litigation, commercial and corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property law, labour matters, probate & administration and trusts. Our litigation and dispute resolution department deals with all forms of commercial disputes and disputes arising within the areas of our specialisation. Some of the Partners have handled some of the precedent setting high profile cases at the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. Mr. Njenga is the leading lawyer on devolution litigation having acted in all impeachments of Governors in Kenya as a lead counsel. The Firm is also actively involved in arbitration and alternative dispute resolution which has emerged as a new avenues particularly in Mediation and Arbitration for speedy resolution of disputes. Finally, the Firm takes pride in the fact that among its Partners there is one Certified Public Secretary, a Notary Public, a Commissioner for Oaths and a Patent Agent.
Property Law & Conveyancing
Debt Collection and Litigation
We act as corporate advisers to a number of businesses and corporations on areas such as share issues, mergers, acquisitions and disposals, corporate restructuring, incorporation, commercial agreement among others. The nature of the advice rendered requires expertise in all matters of corporate, company and commercial law, the carrying out of due diligence exercises and knowledge of Kenyan capital markets law and regulations. We in addition undertake incorporation of companies, establishment of Trusts, and registration of Non-Governmental Organizations, Business Names among others and undertaking searches at the various registries on all registered entities.
Property Law & Conveyancing
The Firm has an efficient, responsive and vibrant Property Law and Conveyancing Unit comprising a dedicated team of lawyers and legal Assistants headed by Mr. Muchoki an extensively experienced Conveyancing Lawyer. Mr. Mwangi a Consultant Lawyer has immense experience in the Kenyan Property market. We act for individual client corporate entities, financiers, real estate developers and private clients. We act in diverse transactions including commercial, industrial and residential property sales and purchases, preparation of commercial and residential leases, loan and security documentation and project finance transactions.
Debt Collection & Litigation
The Debt Collection Department headed by Mr. Njenga supports our debt recovery efforts through the courts. We engage investigators to locate the debtors and identify their assets as well as establish the financial standing before commencing recovery action. The commercial litigation unit offers litigation service before appellate courts and courts of first instance throughout Kenya and provides legal representation before local and international arbitrators. This unit deals with a broad range of matters for individual and corporate entities including but not limited to debt recovery, winding up proceedings, employment disputes, actions on infringement of intellectual property rights to name but a few.
The Firm has established a vibrant Intellectual Property department that undertakes instructions on all aspects of registration and dealings in and with Intellectual Property Rights for both local and overseas clients. The Firm is in the process of establishing partnerships with law firms in the United States of America, United Kingdom, South Africa, China and Japan to assist it carry out assignments for mutual clients. The Firm offers advice on and undertakes proceedings for the enforcement/protection of intellectual property rights before the Kenya Industrial Property Tribunal and the courts.