Noella Lubano recognised in the Prestigious “Africa’s 50 Most Inspiring Young Arbitration Practitioners 2020” Awards

Noella Lubano recognised in the Prestigious “Africa’s 50 Most Inspiring Young Arbitration Practitioners 2020” Awards

In the recently released awards by the Association of Young Abitrators dubbed “Africa’s 50 Most Inspiring Young Arbitration Pratictioners 2020”, our very own Noella Lubano, a partner at the firm’s dispute resolution practice, was recognised for her arbitration ...
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Oraro & Company Contributes to the Kenyan Chapter of the ICLG: Project Finance 2020

Oraro & Company Contributes to the Kenyan Chapter of the ICLG: Project Finance 2020

Our Banking and Finance lawyers, Pamella Ager, Partner, and James Kituku, Senior Associate, contributed to the Kenyan Chapter of the recently-released ICLG: Project Finance 2020. The chapter covers various crucial topics around project finance laws and regulations such as ...
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New Changes Introduced by the Tax Laws (Amendment) Act, 2020

New Changes Introduced by the Tax Laws (Amendment) Act, 2020

Kenya’s economy is currently sailing through uncharted waters, forcing the government to come up with tax amendments aimed at alleviating the tax burden on Kenyans and boosting liquidity amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Parliament has ...
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Oraro & Company Advocates Receives Top Rankings in the Legal 500 EMEA 2020

Oraro & Company Advocates Receives Top Rankings in the Legal 500 EMEA 2020

In the midst of these challenging times, we are delighted to announce that Oraro & Company Advocates has achieved a top ranking in the just released 2020 edition of The Legal 500 EMEA rankings. We have been ranked a Top Tier Firm in the ...
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Whether a Chargee is Obligated to Pay Capital Gains Tax Upon the Exercise of Statutory Power of Sale and Suspension of “Twin Payment” of Capital Gains Tax and Stamp Duty

Whether a Chargee is Obligated to Pay Capital Gains Tax Upon the Exercise of Statutory Power of Sale and Suspension of “Twin Payment” of Capital Gains Tax and Stamp Duty

Capital Gains Tax (CGT) is a tax payable under the Income Tax Act by a proprietor of land upon transfer of such land and/or buildings. In Kenya, CGT was re-introduced on 1st January 2015 after being suspended in 1985. Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) issued a public notice ...
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Salient Changes Under the Business Laws (Amendment) Act, 2020

Salient Changes Under the Business Laws (Amendment) Act, 2020

On 18th March, 2020 the President assented to the Business Laws (Amendment) Act, 2020 (the Act). The Act, which came into force on its date of assent, seeks to facilitate the ease of doing business in Kenya by amending various statutes. Below is a summary of the salient changes brought about ...
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