Consultant

Nairobi

+254 20 2841000

Highly regarded

English


Bar admissions:

England & Wales
Kenya

Jurisdictions:

Kenya

Practice areas:

Banking
Capital markets
Capital markets : Structured finance and securitisation
Energy and infrastructure
M&A
Project development
Project finance

Industry sectors:

Energy
Oil and gas
Social infrastructure


Oliver is dual qualified as a Kenyan Advocate and an English Solicitor with over 40 years of experience. His work encompasses financial, corporate and taxation matters. He has been extensively involved in project finance work undertaken by the firm and in the capital markets, banking and foreign investment sectors. 

  • Advised REA Vipingo Plantations Limited in connection with its contested Take-Over by REA Trading Limited and sale of Vipingo Estate to Centum. This was the first contested takeover of a listed company on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.
  • Advised owners of the Governors Group (Kenya and Rwanda) on their sale of a majority interest to Wilderness Holdings Limited; the preliminary group reorganisation, cross-border acquisition and investment by South African tourism group
  • Advised Associated Battery Manufacturers Limited on the minority investment by Metair group of South Africa; this was a strategic investment by South African battery group in the Kenyan battery industry.

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Financial services regulatory
  • M&A
  • Structured finance/securitisation

  • Agriculture
  • Banking
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Financial services
  • Tourism

  • High Court of Kenya (admitted 1978) 
  • English Solicitor (admitted 1977)

  • Law Society of England & Wales, Law Society of Kenya

  • Kenya School of Law - Bar Qualifying Examinations
  • Law Society Qualifying Examinations, England, 1974: 2nd Class Honours
  • Bristol University, Bristol, England: LLB