M&A and Corporate Finance
Founded in 1988 and based in Nairobi, the firm offers a full range of corporate and commercial legal services in Kenya and East Africa. Walker Kontos and its advocates are consistently ranked amongst the leaders in their fields by international publications Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and IFLR 1000. Walker Kontos has grown to comprise 9 partners and 11 associates. We pride ourselves in identifying and nurturing home-grown talent with impressive local and international qualifications in law and finance. The firm strives to be a one-stop-shop for its clients, with client-care and client satisfaction being our primary objective. The firm’s clients represent a broad spectrum of industries at home and abroad and include some of the more recognised blue-chip brands.
Michael Kontos joined the firm in 1992 and is the Managing Partner. Initially concentrating on property law and conveyancing, Michael’s expertise now lies principally in the fields of corporate and project finance, energy, capital markets and M&A. However, he still acts in the more complex real estate transactions. Michael’s M&A work includes cross-border transactions in East and Central Africa. He is recognised as a leading lawyer by Chambers Global, IFLR 1000 and Legal 500 EMEA. Michael is fluent in English and Greek and proficient in French.