Mugambi Nandi

PARTNER

Mugambi Nandi has more than 20 years of solid experience in legal practice. As a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales, he is among a rare breed of dual qualified lawyers in this jurisdiction. His extensive boardroom experience as in-house counsel, Company Secretary and member of private as well as public sector corporate boards notwithstanding, it is no wonder that his legal advisory work has earned him the acclaim of peers and clients, and recognition and consistent ranking by Chambers Global annually since 2017. End-to-end, he has been involved in M&A, Private Equity, Capital Market, and Corporate Finance transactions with a combined value of more than KES 100 billion.

BIOGRAPHY

Mugambi Nandi has more than 20 years of solid experience in legal practice. As a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales, he is among a rare breed of dual qualified lawyers in this jurisdiction. His extensive boardroom experience as in-house counsel, Company Secretary and member of private as well as public sector corporate boards notwithstanding, it is no wonder that his legal advisory work has earned him the acclaim of peers and clients, and recognition and consistent ranking by Chambers Global annually since 2017. End-to-end, he has been involved in M&A, Private Equity, Capital Market, and Corporate Finance transactions with a combined value of more than KES 100 billion.

Mugambi holds qualifications in law and financial management (LL. B, MBA, Dip. Law and Dip. FM) and is a Certified Public Secretary and Certified Governance Auditor. He has served as a Member of the Kenyatta University Council, Board Member of Privatisation Commission of Kenya, Communications Authority of Kenya, Seriani Asset Managers Limited, and Mayfair CIB Bank Limited. He has been recognised by the Capital Markets Authority for his contribution to the implementation of the Kenya 10-Year Capital Markets Master Plan as a member of the Capital Markets Master Plan Implementation Committee and Co-Chairperson of Working Group Three.

He was cited by Chambers Global in 2017 and 2018 as a “Recognised Practitioner” in the Corporate and Commercial Law rankings for Kenya. He has been consistently ranked in Chambers Global in 2019, 2020, and 2021, with part of the citation stating that he is appreciated by clients for his “sharp legal mind” and “solutions-oriented approach”.

EXPERIENCE

  • Acted as the team leader of the legal advisory team for Centum Investment Company Plc in the disposal of its stake in two beverage-manufacturing companies, in two parallel transactions valued at over nearly USD 200M, involving multiple jurisdictions within the COMESA region.
  • Involved, as chief in-house counsel, in the merger of Stanbic Bank Kenya Limited and CfC Bank Limited, in a complex transaction involving multiple regulators as it involved banking business, insurance business, fund management, stock-brokerage, custodial services and a public listed entity, with cross-border implications in Kenya, Tanzania, the United Kingdom and South Africa. Subsequently involved, in the same capacity, in the demerger of the banking and insurance businesses into two separate listed entities in Kenya, but with similar cross-border implications as the merger.
  • Advised in a 140MW geothermal project which included conducting legal due diligence and negotiating various complex project agreements; Steam Supply Agreement, EPC and O & M Contracts as well as the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA).
  • Legal advisor for the privatization of three public sector hotels and in Kenya, as part of a consortium comprising a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Acted for Centum and the management of GenAfrica Asset Managers Limited in the acquisition and subsequent disposal of a majority stake in GenAfrica, a fund manager licensed to manage pension funds with operations in Kenya and Uganda, a transaction valued at close to Kes 2 Billion.
  • Legal Advisor in the structuring and setting up of a USD 500 Million Private Equity Fund domiciled in Mauritius, for purposes of investing in East Africa.
  • Acted for Two Rivers Development Limited as legal advisors in the raising of Kes 2 Billion debt through Guaranteed Loan Notes.

My Listing

https://kn.co.ke/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Chambers-1-160x160.jpg
https://kn.co.ke/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/logo_small.png
Nairobi: 5th Floor, The Pavilion, Westlands, Lower Kabete Road, Nairobi
(+254) 20 386 1305/ 1306/ 1307
London: Berkeley Suite, 35 Berkeley Square, Mayfair London, W1J 5BF
(+44) 20 7692 1873

Follow us:

GET IN TOUCH

    KN Law LLP is a boutique corporate and commercial law firm operating in Nairobi and London.

    Copyright © 2021 KN Law LLP | Privacy Policy | Data Protection