George Kinyua

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George is an innovative and result-oriented Advocate. He is known for seamlessly merging the law and business/commercial considerations in order to provide practical and customized solutions to clients. His core values are integrity, efficiency and delighting clients. George’s expertise spans different disciplines from Real Estate, Banking & Finance, Commercial transactions and corporate law, Capital markets, Intellectual property & technology law, Financial services & regulation law (insurance, banking, telecommunications, capital markets), Alternatives to insolvency & debt restructuring, Private equity and debt capital and Public-private partnerships and infrastructure law.

George holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Nairobi and a Postgraduate Diploma in Law, Kenya School of Law. He is currently pursuing a course on Introduction to Computer Science for Lawyers from the Harvard University Online Learning


Expertise

Acting for a leading pension fund in a property development joint venture.

Being part of the team advising the Government of Kenya on structuring and establishment of the Kenya Mortgage Refinance Company (KMRC).

Advising two clients (one a major property developer and the other a mid-tier Kenyan bank) on instrument finance.

Advising on a corporate/business demerger of a Kenyan insurance company and drafting various documents necessary to implement the transaction.

Conducting a legal and regulatory audit several leading listed companies in the financial the services sector in Kenya.

Advising a leading insurance company in Kenya on the legal modalities for an early redemption of a corporate bond.

Advising a client on the proposed establishment of a commodities exchange in Kenya.

Advising a client on the proposed issuance of a Sukuk bond.

Advising a leading power producer in Kenya on origination, structuring and issuance of Asset-Backed Securities (ABS).

Advising a major Kenyan vehicle and equipment leasing company on origination, structuring and issuance of Asset-Backed Securities (ABS).

Advising a leading power producer in Kenya on the procurement of a private investor in a proposed power production joint venture.

Acting for several leading private equity funds injecting equity capital into companies in diverse economic sectors in Kenya.

Advising one of the largest retail chains in Kenya on a corporate reorganization and capital raising.

Acting for a client in setting up a fund management business as well as private equity and debt investment funds.

Acting for a leading fund manager in implementing a capital restructuring.

Memberships and Affiliations

Law Society of Kenya

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