Conveyancing & Real Estate

Kenya is fast becoming a real estate investment destination, from large-scale gated communities to small individual projects. Our Conveyancing & Real Estate practice group knows the ins and outs of this fast-growing sector.

 

We have been a trusted advisor to real estate investors and developers over the last 41 years in bringing sound legal advice and commercial solutions that add value at all stages of the project. Our practice group handles conveyancing, commercial & residential developments, leases and licenses.

Experience

Recently, we have been involved in:

  • Acted for a leading Kenyan investments and real estate company in the sale of 10 high- end villas worth USD 100 million in a gated community in Karen. We advised the parties on the joint venture arrangement and facilitated the negotiation of the joint venture agreement and the transfer of the land to the joint venture reference. (Ongoing)
  • Acted for a leading Kenyan investments and real estate company in the acquisition of a 10-acre piece of land in Ridgeways, Kiambu worth USD 92.5 Million. We advised on all aspects of the acquisition, conducting legal due diligence and negotiating the sale and purchase agreement. ( Ongoing)
  • Acting for a leading Kenyan real estate and investments firm in the acquisition of a property worth USD 13 million. (Ongoing)
  • Advisor to a Pan-African financial institution with offices in several African countries, in the acquisition of a property in Nairobi worth USD 12 million. ( Ongoing)
  • Acting a leading Turkish construction company in partnership with a German investment firm in a joint venture project with landowners for the development of a multi-million dollar mixed-use project in Nairobi. (Ongoing)
  • Acting for a leading Kenyan investments and real estate company in the purchase of a 5-acre property in Ruaka worth USD 2 million for the construction of a comprehensive mixed-use development consisting of 408 units.  We are also acting on the sale of 100 3 bedroom units in the project. (Ongoing)

Recent Insights

Important notice: Disruption of services at the Land Registries

Building a strong “national” foundation: Local content in Kenya’s construction industry

On the rise: How REITs are changing the real estate landscape

A tale of two countries: A comparative look at Trusts in Mauritius and New Zealand

Section 23 of the Registration of Titles Act – Did it really protect the bona fide purchaser?

Does your development require an environmental impact assessment licence?


Related Services

Banking & Finance, Corporate & Commercial and Dispute Resolution

 

Key Contacts
Pamella Ager
Partner

 

 

E: pamella@oraro.co.ke

Nelly Gitau
Partner

 

 

E: nelly@oraro.co.ke