MICHAEL KIRUTI

Academic / Professional Qualifications

– LL.B (Hons)University of Nairobi.
– Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies and Practice, Kenya School of Law, Nairobi
– Advocate, High Court of Kenya, with 20+ years of Practice Experience.
– Commissioner for Oaths
– Member Law Society of Kenya
– Certified Public Secretary (CPS)

Notable Engagements

– Acting for an International Company headquartered in Mauritius and in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods Industry in its expansion and growth into Kenya including acting in several acquisitions.

– Acting for a local EPZ company in its disposal of its business to a German headquartered multinational.

– Undertaking legal due diligence during a proposed purchase of a local hotel chain by local and offshore investors.
– Acting for one of Kenya leading banks in a multi-jurisdiction lending transaction.
– Acting in the acquisition of a large venture capital funded agricultural company by a UK based corporation .
– Acting for an investor in the acquisition of a local radio station.

-Advising on a joint venture between a local manufacturing company and a Spain head-quartered multinational.

Areas of specialization

– Banking and Finance
– Corporate and Commercial.
– Mergers and Acquisitions.
– Conveyancing and Leasing

Notable Appointments

– In 2007 Michael was appointed by the Government as a pioneer Board Member to the Youth Enterprise Development Fund.