Real Estate 2019

Last Updated 23 May 2019

Real Estate 2019 - Comparisons

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Last Updated 23 May 2019

Contributors:
MMC Africa Law
(Law and Practice)

Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews
(Trends and Developments)


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Contributors:
MMC Africa Law
(Law and Practice)

Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews
(Trends and Developments)


About the contributors:
MMC Africa Law

was established in 1995 and is headquartered in Spring Valley, Nairobi, with a full-service office in the coastal city of Mombasa. The firm is made up of 12 Partners and over 30 lawyers with expertise in a wide variety of legal matters. As well as being a member of ALFA International, a global ... network of independent law firms, it has a close association with the leading global law firm of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliff LLP. MMC Africa Law’s dedicated real estate team comprises three partners and 12 lawyers who pride themselves on their extensive experience handling sophisticated and complex transactions such as those relating to mixed-use developments, an emerging market in real estate. The team also offers specialised services in urban regeneration projects, construction law, REITs, hospitality and hotels, residential developments, commercial and farmland leases, land use and planning, environmental compliance, contractual agreements, conveyancing and conducting due diligence on property.


Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

has a team of experienced lawyers consisting of eight partners and four associates with a deep understanding of real estate and conveyance. The team provide advice on various aspects of real estate transactions and have a robust conveyancing practice to deal with all stages of transfer of interests ... in land, with collective expertise ranging from environmental compliance, management and liability to the environmental aspects of corporate and commercial transactions. The team guide its clients through the processes involved in real estate financing and borrowing and give advice on the legal aspects of energy, environmental due diligence, environmental reporting, land use, and planning and zoning. The firm's lawyers provide advisory and transactional support in REITS, construction, real estate partnerships, fractional ownership and franchising within the hospitality industry; they also have significant experience in conversation-related leases in national parks and game reserves. The firm recently combined with Dentons and are now part of the world’s largest law firm by headcount, advising clients with more than 9,000 lawyers and professionals in more than 70-plus countries.