Kinyua & Maingi Advocates

Practice Areas

Legal Services Rendered

Real Estate Development

Kenya today is experiencing a construction boom due to the changing economic times. Our lawyers are well vast with the property and conveyancing law. We advise on property acquisition and development and further prepare the requisite instruments to necessitate the acquisition. In summary, the areas of practice under this head include Real estate acquisitions and sale of property, construction contracts, project management, consultancy agreements, preparing and registering of charges, mortgages, leases, transfers, extension of leases, discharge of charges, debentures, chattel mortgages, letters of hyphenation, interpretation of conveyancing documents, stamp duty, change of land user among others.

LITIGATION

Our attorneys at law provide specialized and quality legal advice on issues of litigation arising from various areas of law. During evaluation, we look at realistic outcome throughout the litigation process to ensure the best outcome for our clients. Our lawyers are equipped with vast knowledge, experience, and training to attend to our client’s best interest. They are equipped with excellent investigative skills and are extremely resourceful in requisition of evidence to solve claims relating to Tort, Bankruptcy, Professional Liability,  Assessment of liability and wrongful arrest, litigation in respect of negligence claims and personal accident.

Debt Collection and Recoveries.

Our firm specializes in debt collection and recoveries, offering a comprehensive range of services to meet the diverse needs of our clientele. With a team of experienced attorneys well-versed in debt collection laws and procedures, we employ tailored strategies including negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and litigation to efficiently pursue outstanding debts while ensuring compliance with relevant regulations. Drawing on industry-specific knowledge and international capabilities, we navigate the complexities of various sectors and cross-border transactions, maximizing the chances of successful debt recovery. Leveraging cutting-edge technology and software solutions, we streamline the process with automated reminders, electronic payment systems, and data analytics for targeted debtor identification and risk assessment. 

Insurance Law

In the realm of Insurance Law, our firm offers expert guidance on regulatory compliance and adherence to relevant legislation. Our team of Advocates specializes in assessing liability under insurance policies and meticulously analyzes product liability claims to facilitate their resolution. We provide comprehensive support throughout the claims process, from initial assessment to negotiation and settlement, ensuring that our clients’ interests are protected and their obligations are met in accordance with the law. Whether it’s navigating complex regulatory frameworks or resolving intricate claims disputes, we provide strategic counsel aimed at achieving favorable outcomes for our clients in the insurance industry.

Family Law

In matters concerning family, our firm recognizes the profound significance of familial relationships as the cornerstone of society. Our dedicated team of advocates possesses extensive expertise in various aspects of family law, offering compassionate support and robust legal representation to clients navigating sensitive familial issues. From marriage and divorce to child custody and support, our advocates provide personalized guidance tailored to each client’s unique circumstances. We prioritize amicable resolutions where possible, but stand ready to assertively advocate for our clients’ rights and interests in court when necessary. With a deep understanding of the emotional complexities involved, we approach each case with empathy, integrity, and a steadfast commitment to achieving the best possible outcomes for our clients and their families.

Probate, Succession and Trusts.

Disposition of one’s property after death can preserve assets and benefit the surviving family members. Upon the death of the deceased persons debts are his assets are distributed after his demise. We at Kinyua & Maingi Advocates assist our clients in making wise decisions in their will and succession decisions that will benefit their family members. Succession can be simple or complex depending on the circumstances. In probate and succession, we deal with matters that include Wills, Trusts, Succession (probate administration) Power of attorneys among others.

Corporate and Commercial Law

There are various ways to do business. While you as our client undertakes to carry on with your day to day running of your business, we take care of your legal needs arising from the commercial aspect of your business. Under this head, we deal with incorporation of companies, legal compliance. Mergers and acquisition, filing of returns, taxation to general contracts. We further undertake other areas of practice that are affiliate to commercial law. They include Business law, commercial law, partnerships, company law, labour and employment law and international Trade law.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

In addition to litigation, our firm excels in alternative dispute resolution methods such as arbitration, mediation, and other mechanisms. With a keen focus on efficiency and cost-effectiveness, our expert lawyers navigate these avenues adeptly to swiftly resolve disputes while minimizing disruption to business operations. Our priority is to achieve favorable outcomes for our clients through timely and effective resolution, ensuring that disputes are handled with the least possible impact on day-to-day business activities.

Labour and Employment Law

The firm advises its clients on the legal aspects of employment and labour law to ensure full compliance with all the applicable laws and provisions. We further represent our clients on matters of breach of employment law. Our services in this category include representation in the labour court, advice on termination of employment and on contracts and rationalization of drafting of employment contracts with respect to unions on behalf of our clients.

Intellectual Property Law

At our firm, Intellectual Property (IP) Law is a specialized area of practice where we excel. Our expertise encompasses a wide range of legal aspects, including Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Internet Law, and Entertainment Law. We provide comprehensive counsel and representation to clients seeking to protect their intellectual assets and navigate the complexities of IP law. Whether it’s securing patents for innovative inventions, registering trademarks to safeguard brand identities, or addressing copyright issues in creative works, we offer strategic guidance and advocacy tailored to our clients’ needs. Additionally, we stay abreast of evolving internet and entertainment laws to provide informed advice on digital rights, online commerce, and media-related matters. 

Public Policy, Research, Advocacy & Legislative Affairs

Specializing in policy drafting, lobbying, litigation, ethical considerations and
peacebuilding; our firm excels in crafting robust policies tailored to our clients’
objectives, navigating complex legislative processes through strategic lobbying
efforts and representing clients in court with professionalism and diligence. Upholding the highest ethical standards, we prioritize integrity and fairness in all
our dealings, ensuring that justice prevails in every legal matter we handle. We are
proactive in combating disinformation and misinformation, recognizing their
detrimental effects on public discourse and societal cohesion. Through education,
advocacy, and legal interventions we strive to counter false narratives and
promote the dissemination of accurate and reliable information. Further,
recognizing the importance of peace and conflict resolution, we actively engage in
initiatives aimed at fostering dialogue, reconciliation, and peacebuilding within
communities and across the country.

Tax

We help clients operating within the jurisdiction address regulatory issues
pertaining to income and withholding tax, international trade and customs, tax and
customs audits, value added tax, property tax so as to protect their business from
unforeseen exposure. We represent clients before pertinent government
agencies, local government units and the courts in assessment and refund cases
involving national taxes, local taxes and customs duties. We also execute proven
strategies to help clients resolve tax and customs controversies such as Tax
structuring for mergers and acquisitions; Corporate reorganizations; Tax treaty
issues ; Tax and customs audits; International trade and customs issues and
Property tax issues.

Immigration

We offer comprehensive support for immigration related matters. We work closely
with the Department of Immigration Services and other government agencies to
advise you on immigration procedures and help you meet immigration
requirements. With wide experience in assisting clients with immigration matters,
we help obtain short and long-term work authorizations for expatriate personnel
in Kenya. We also assist non-Kenyan nationals to obtain Kenyan citizenship and
permanent residence status. Our services also extend to obtaining business visas
for clients who attend short duration meetings in Kenya. Our approach is to offer a
client-driven and calculated services which consider clients’ unique requirements
and expectations such as Applying for work permits and special passes on behalf
of clients, Obtaining visa extensions, Naturalization, Dual citizenship and
Deportation proceedings.

Pro – Bono

As a firm, all our staff are actively engaged in ensuring quality service is delivered
to all our billable and non-billable clients. This ensures that we are actively
engaged in our community in which the firm is based. Our young lawyers in
particular, are supported in all their endeavours in volunteer work both within and
beyond the scope of the firm’s expertise.
We actively participate in general representation before various forums i.e. Courts
and Tribunals on behalf of clients and negotiate settlements where need be; offer
mentorship and/or training to interested persons or institutions as well as issue
financial aid on a case to case basis. Companies that also wish to issue legal
representation as CSR are encouraged to engage us.

Real Estate Development, Conyenance And Security Documentation Division

Kenya today is experiencing a construction boom due to the changing economic times. Our lawyers are well vast with the property and conveyancing law. We advise on property acquisition and development and further prepare the requisite instruments to necessitate the acquisition. In summary, the areas of practice under this head include Real estate acquisitions and sale of property, construction contracts, project management, consultancy agreements, preparing and registering of charges, mortgages, leases, transfers, extension of leases, discharge of charges, debentures, chattel mortgages, letters of hyphenation, interpretation of conveyancing documents, stamp duty, change of land user among others.

Litigation

Our attorneys at law provide specialized and quality legal advice on issues of litigation arising from various areas of law. During evaluation, we look at realistic outcome throughout the litigation process to ensure the best outcome for our clients. Our lawyers are equipped with vast knowledge, experience, and training to attend to our client’s best interest. They are equipped with excellent investigative skills and are extremely resourceful in requisition of evidence to solve claims relating to Tort, Bankruptcy, Professional Liability,  Assessment of liability and wrongful arrest, litigation in respect of negligence claims and personal accident.

Debt Collection and Recoveries

Our firm specializes in debt collection and recoveries, offering a comprehensive range of services to meet the diverse needs of our clientele. With a team of experienced attorneys well-versed in debt collection laws and procedures, we employ tailored strategies including negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and litigation to efficiently pursue outstanding debts while ensuring compliance with relevant regulations. Drawing on industry-specific knowledge and international capabilities, we navigate the complexities of various sectors and cross-border transactions, maximizing the chances of successful debt recovery. Leveraging cutting-edge technology and software solutions, we streamline the process with automated reminders, electronic payment systems, and data analytics for targeted debtor identification and risk assessment. 

Insurance Law

In the realm of Insurance Law, our firm offers expert guidance on regulatory compliance and adherence to relevant legislation. Our team of Advocates specializes in assessing liability under insurance policies and meticulously analyzes product liability claims to facilitate their resolution. We provide comprehensive support throughout the claims process, from initial assessment to negotiation and settlement, ensuring that our clients’ interests are protected and their obligations are met in accordance with the law. Whether it’s navigating complex regulatory frameworks or resolving intricate claims disputes, we provide strategic counsel aimed at achieving favorable outcomes for our clients in the insurance industry.

Family Law

In matters concerning family, our firm recognizes the profound significance of familial relationships as the cornerstone of society. Our dedicated team of advocates possesses extensive expertise in various aspects of family law, offering compassionate support and robust legal representation to clients navigating sensitive familial issues. From marriage and divorce to child custody and support, our advocates provide personalized guidance tailored to each client’s unique circumstances. We prioritize amicable resolutions where possible, but stand ready to assertively advocate for our clients’ rights and interests in court when necessary. With a deep understanding of the emotional complexities involved, we approach each case with empathy, integrity, and a steadfast commitment to achieving the best possible outcomes for our clients and their families.

Probate, Succession and Trusts.

Probate, Succession and Trusts.

Disposition of one’s property after death can preserve assets and benefit the surviving family members. Upon the death of the deceased persons debts are his assets are distributed after his demise. We at Kinyua & Maingi Advocates assist our clients in making wise decisions in their will and succession decisions that will benefit their family members. Succession can be simple or complex depending on the circumstances. In probate and succession, we deal with matters that include Wills, Trusts, Succession (probate administration) Power of attorneys among others.

Corporate and Commercial Law

Corporate and Commercial Law

There are various ways to do business. While you as our client undertakes to carry on with your day to day running of your business, we take care of your legal needs arising from the commercial aspect of your business. Under this head, we deal with incorporation of companies, legal compliance. Mergers and acquisition, filing of returns, taxation to general contracts. We further undertake other areas of practice that are affiliate to commercial law. They include Business law, commercial law, partnerships, company law, labour and employment law and international Trade law.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alternative Dispute Resolution

In addition to litigation, our firm excels in alternative dispute resolution methods such as arbitration, mediation, and other mechanisms. With a keen focus on efficiency and cost-effectiveness, our expert lawyers navigate these avenues adeptly to swiftly resolve disputes while minimizing disruption to business operations. Our priority is to achieve favorable outcomes for our clients through timely and effective resolution, ensuring that disputes are handled with the least possible impact on day-to-day business activities.

Labour and Employment Law

Labour and Employment Law

The firm advises its clients on the legal aspects of employment and labour law to ensure full compliance with all the applicable laws and provisions. We further represent our clients on matters of breach of employment law. Our services in this category include representation in the labour court, advice on termination of employment and on contracts and rationalization of drafting of employment contracts with respect to unions on behalf of our clients.

 

Intellectual Property Law

Intellectual Property Law

At our firm, Intellectual Property (IP) Law is a specialized area of practice where we excel. Our expertise encompasses a wide range of legal aspects, including Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Internet Law, and Entertainment Law. We provide comprehensive counsel and representation to clients seeking to protect their intellectual assets and navigate the complexities of IP law. Whether it’s securing patents for innovative inventions, registering trademarks to safeguard brand identities, or addressing copyright issues in creative works, we offer strategic guidance and advocacy tailored to our clients’ needs. Additionally, we stay abreast of evolving internet and entertainment laws to provide informed advice on digital rights, online commerce, and media-related matters. 

 

Public Policy, Research, Advocacy & Legislative Affairs

Public Policy, Research, Advocacy & Legislative Affairs

Specializing in policy drafting, lobbying, litigation, ethical considerations and
peacebuilding; our firm excels in crafting robust policies tailored to our clients’
objectives, navigating complex legislative processes through strategic lobbying
efforts and representing clients in court with professionalism and diligence. Upholding the highest ethical standards, we prioritize integrity and fairness in all
our dealings, ensuring that justice prevails in every legal matter we handle. We are
proactive in combating disinformation and misinformation, recognizing their
detrimental effects on public discourse and societal cohesion. Through education,
advocacy, and legal interventions we strive to counter false narratives and
promote the dissemination of accurate and reliable information. Further,
recognizing the importance of peace and conflict resolution, we actively engage in
initiatives aimed at fostering dialogue, reconciliation, and peacebuilding within
communities and across the country.

Tax

Tax

We help clients operating within the jurisdiction address regulatory issues
pertaining to income and withholding tax, international trade and customs, tax and
customs audits, value added tax, property tax so as to protect their business from
unforeseen exposure. We represent clients before pertinent government
agencies, local government units and the courts in assessment and refund cases
involving national taxes, local taxes and customs duties. We also execute proven
strategies to help clients resolve tax and customs controversies such as Tax
structuring for mergers and acquisitions; Corporate reorganizations; Tax treaty
issues ; Tax and customs audits; International trade and customs issues and
Property tax issues.

 

Immigration

Immigration

We offer comprehensive support for immigration related matters. We work closely
with the Department of Immigration Services and other government agencies to
advise you on immigration procedures and help you meet immigration
requirements. With wide experience in assisting clients with immigration matters,
we help obtain short and long-term work authorizations for expatriate personnel
in Kenya. We also assist non-Kenyan nationals to obtain Kenyan citizenship and
permanent residence status. Our services also extend to obtaining business visas
for clients who attend short duration meetings in Kenya. Our approach is to offer a
client-driven and calculated services which consider clients’ unique requirements
and expectations such as Applying for work permits and special passes on behalf
of clients, Obtaining visa extensions, Naturalization, Dual citizenship and
Deportation proceedings.

 

Pro - Bono

Pro – Bono

As a firm, all our staff are actively engaged in ensuring quality service is delivered
to all our billable and non-billable clients. This ensures that we are actively
engaged in our community in which the firm is based. Our young lawyers in
particular, are supported in all their endeavours in volunteer work both within and
beyond the scope of the firm’s expertise.
We actively participate in general representation before various forums i.e. Courts
and Tribunals on behalf of clients and negotiate settlements where need be; offer
mentorship and/or training to interested persons or institutions as well as issue
financial aid on a case to case basis. Companies that also wish to issue legal
representation as CSR are encouraged to engage us.

 

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