Corporate Law

We carry out the registration of various forms of business entities including public and private companies, local branch/liaison offices of foreign corporations, business names, general partnerships and co-operative societies as well as not-for profit organizations such as trusts, NGOs, community benefits organizations, societies, charitable trusts and foundations.

Our service offerings under this Department include, but are not limited to;

  • Corporate law
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Share deals and corporate restructuring
  • Tax law advisory
  • Labor and employment matters advisory
  • Charities law

We also advise our clients on specific laws that govern their operations and other compliance issues.

We also advise and prepare agreements and various deeds for transactions related to these entities including company restructuring , board charters, share sale and purchase agreements, share transfer and other share deals, assets or business transfer agreements , shareholders’ agreement, joint venture agreements and loan agreements. We also offer company secretarial and trust services in relation to companies.

In addition to the above, where assets, businesses and share deals are concerned, we in addition to the above, the firm has vast experience in handling various asset, business and share deal transactions for our clients involving hive-down of specific business units, either for restructuring or sale purposes, assets and business purchase agreements, legal due diligences and management buy-out transactions.

The firm has the legal expertise, capability and commitment to find quick creative and cost effective solutions for our clients in Tribunals, Commissions and any quasi -judicial bodies and arbitration venues.

Company Secretarial

The firm offers a wide range of company secretarial services to local and international clients including, among others,

  • Incorporation of public and private companies and branches
  • Registration of Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs), Partnerships and Sole Proprietorship
  • Restructuring of ownership and management of corporate entities
  • Filing and maintaining of company returns
  • Procuring company
  • Seals
  • KRA PIN registration and obtaining Tax Compliance Certificates
  • Striking off and dissolution of companies as well as de-registration with the Kenya Revenue Authority

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Other Practice Areas

Anti-bribery & Anti-corruption

Our team is well versed in providing excellent strategic advice, which often results in cases being discontinued or in not-guilty verdicts at trial.

Aviation Law

CM Advocates is well versed in handling diverse legal and commercial matters related to aviation including litigation, corporate work, employment contracts, real estate contracts, passenger claims, baggage and freight claims and other related matters.

Capital Markets

Our clients include private companies, public listed companies, funds, investors and government institutions. We advise on all aspects of capital markets transactions.

Commercial / Business Law

Commercial law (also known as business law), which is an omnibus phrase for a range of legal services designed to support businesses in making money from their products and services, is indispensable in everyday business activities.

Constructions & Infrastructure Law

CM Advocates LLP walks with you in your construction journey from the construction project conception, design and planning, project procurement, project finance, project implementation and operation and maintenance

Tax Law Advisory

At CM Advocates, we offer timely, independent, innovative and results-driven tax advisory services.

Non-Compete, Non-solicit and Trade Secrets Practice

Our Non-Compete, Non-Solicit, and Trade Secrets Practice is tailored towards protecting your interests on termination of an employer-employee relation or other contractual engagements.

Wealth & Private Clients

Our Family Law specialists are at the vanguard of family law matters and provide service to both local and international clients. We understand that family issues can be difficult for those involved. Therefore, we approach each case with the openness and care due to such trying issues, offering personalized guidance and assistance.

Real Estate, Banking & Finance

We handle conveyancing and all types of property-related transactions and deals including sales and purchases, leases and licenses, estate planning and administration, real estate venture transactions, construction transactions, change of user and extension of leases and banking security documentation for both local and international clients.

Shipping, Logistics & Admiralty Law

Admiralty or maritime law deals with nautical issues and p1ivate maritime disputes. It is composed of both domestic law on maritime activities and private international law gov-erning the relationships between private parties operating or using ocean-going ships. At CM Advocates, we have a vibrant admiralty and transportation law practice focusing on transactional matters, dispute resolution, legal and regulatory compliance and general mari-time and trucking transactions.

Forensics & Investigations, Risk & Compliance

Working together with our associated forensic audit and corporate investigation company, our aim at CM Advocates LLP (hereinafter “CM Advocates”) is to combine our respective skills and provide our clients with a world-class integrated legal, compliance, forensic and investigative service.

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