Our experience in Kenya is very broad ranging and we have acted on several cross-border mandates involving Kenya as a key jurisdiction. We have enhanced our knowledge of Kenya through secondments and other programmes and continue to develop strong relationships with the leading law firms in the country.

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Key experience

Our key experience includes advising:

Reliance Industries on its acquisition of a majority stake in Gulf Africa Petroleum Corporation (Kenya, Mauritius, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda).

a Qatari bank on the negotiation of a hydrocarbons production sharing contract with the Government of the Republic of Kenya. We also advised in relation to the funding arrangements relating to the production sharing contract, which included the negotiation of the joint venture arrangements.

PTT Exploration & Production Public Company, Thailand’s national petroleum exploration and production company, on a recommended offer (including the financing element) for Cove Energy, an AIM company, for approximately £1.2 billion. Cove Energy is an Africa-focused oil and gas explorer based in Mozambique and with significant stakes in onshore and offshore gas fields in Mozambique, Kenya and Tanzania.

Recent Work