MMAN Advocates is a leading Kenyan Corporate law firm that aims to provide innovative and meaningful legal solutions.
With significant experience MMAN Advocates offers general advisory and transactional legal services, notably in banking and finance, corporate commercial, employment and pensions, infrastructure and projects, intellectual property, litigation,arbitration, and real estate.read more
Offences and Penalties
Procedural rules for the administration of tax laws
The Tax Procedures Act No. 29 of 2015 (hereinafter “the Act”) was assented to by H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta on 15th December 2015 and subsequently commenced on 19th January 2016.
The Companies Act, 2015
Director's General Duties
The new Companies Act 2015 has gone to great lengths to usher in reforms particularly in the management of companies by clarifying the duties of directors, identifying actions to determine their unfitness for their role and penalties for the breach of their duties either by action or inaction on their part.
The Companies Act, 2015
Gains & Management Oversight
Several changes have been introduced by the Companies Act 2015 that will impact greatly on shareholders. The changes seek to combat shareholder apathy particularly in decision making in public companies, provide greater access to corporate information to enhance transparency,...
The Tax Procedure Act, 2015
Administration of tax laws in Kenya
On the 15th of December 2015, President Uhuru Kenyatta assented to the Tax Procedures Act, 2015 [hereinafter “the Act”] making it law. The Act has also made consequential amendments to the Income Tax Act and the VAT Act, 2013 as more specifically set out in the Act.
Banking & Finance
MMAN Advocates provides sound advice in relation to the full range of banking and finance related transactions
MMAN’s Banking and Finance practice group advises local and regional banks as well as international financial institutions. We are well regarded for our expertise in Asset Finance and Equipment Leasing, particularly in the aviation sector. We also structure and draft lending and security documentation for Corporate Lending transactions, including cross border and syndicated loans, structured finance and trade finance. In Retail Lending we have years of experience in documenting and implementing land based and pension back securities transactions.Read more..
Corporate & Commercial
MMAN’s M & A work is at the heart of the firm, advising public, private corporates, private equity and financial sponsors...
Our Corporate and Commercial practice has years of experience in providing structuring and regulatory advice to individuals and businesses requiring guidance through what can be complex transactions, often in heavily regulated sectors. Our recent and significant involvement in Capital Markets, Commercial Contracts, Mergers and Acquisitions, Privatisations and Reorganisations includes the following...Read more..
Employment & Pensions
MMAN provides in-depth advice on employment and pensions for numerous employers, and pension schemes...
MMAN advises employers and employees on all aspects of employment law, including Employment Contracts, Employee Benefits, Collective Bargaining Agreements and Employee Share Schemes. We are a leading provider of legal and regulatory advice to all players in the Retirement Benefits sector, including administrators, fund managers and trustees.Read more..
Infrastructure & Projects
MMAN’s offers full-service commercial advice and innovative solutions to investors, governments, sponsors,
MMAN’s infrastructure and projects practice aims to be at the forefront of providing legal services in these new sectors of Kenya's economy, especially in the energy and transport sectors. We focus on areas such as Carbon Reduction Schemes, Electricity Connection, Transmission & Distribution, Electricity Generation, Oil & Gas Exploration and Production, Infrastructure Projects, PPP's & Mining.Read more..
MMAN offers a wide range of intellectual property services including registration of trademarks...
MMAN’s intellectual property practice group advises local and foreign clients on all aspects of IP law, including Trade Marks, International WIPO Registrations, Patents, Copyright Protection and Infringement Disputes. MMAN is a registered patent agent able to guide clients through the patent application process with the Kenya Industrial Property Institute.Read more..
Litigation & Arbitration
Our Litigation and Arbitration practice has a track record of achieving complex commercial and civil litigation...
MMAN represents clients involved in litigation at all levels of the Kenyan judicial system, as well as before statutory and arbitration tribunals. Our litigation practice focuses on dispute resolution relating to Commercial, Employee & Industrial, Environment, Landlord & Tenant, Recoveries, and Receivership's & Liquidations. A niche area of practice is Tax where we advise corporate clients on interpretation of diverse aspects of revenue statutes, as well as representing clients against the Kenya Revenue Authority.Read more..
MMAN has extensive experience in real estate transactions including acquisition, planning, construction and sale...
MMAN’s real estate practice group handles Conveyancing, Commercial and Residential Developments, Leases and Licenses. We represent individuals and corporates in the acquisition and disposal of land, assist with all aspects of a development project including agreements with project consultants and financiers, as well as liaising with planning, environmental and surveying experts at the relevant stages of a transaction.Read more..