M&A and Corporate Finance
D&I offers its clients wide ranging legal services in all areas of corporate, commercial and property law as well as civil litigation, arbitration and other forms of dispute resolution. D&I’s mission is to provide its clients with sound, practical legal advices, expeditiously and cost effectively. D&I is one of the larger law practices in Kenya comprising more than 30 lawyers and paralegals. It is also one of the few legal practices in Kenya which has a substantial Mombasa Office in addition to its Head Office in Nairobi. D&I Partners are some of the most experienced lawyers in their fields in Kenya and have handled many complex, ground breaking and noteworthy transactions. Over the years they have been highly rated by various legal ranking organizations and publications such as The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East and Africa, the IFLR 1000 Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms and the Chambers Global Guide to Leading Lawyers.
Hamish is the Senior and Managing Partner of the Firm and is the head of the Corporate & Commercial Department. Born and raised in Kenya, he qualified as an English Solicitor and Kenyan Advocate and is one of the leading commercial lawyers in Kenya. He is also a practicing Certified Public Secretary. His legal practice in Kenya spans over 40 years and the invaluable experience gained over the years provides clients with a breadth of information and thorough advice, not only on the legal, but also commercial aspects of any transaction. Hamish’s primary area of practice is commercial and corporate law. He has substantial experience of banking and commercial transactions including large business projects and major financings and privatization. He has worked on a variety of international and Kenyan projects including projects in the telecommunications, electricity, and the mining and oil sectors and has experience of concession agreements and related regulatory work.