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Jack Kennedy Otieno

Jack Kennedy Otieno 

Senior Associate

+254 725 865224

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Jack is ardent on mentoring and coaching the youth and is involved with the youth basketball team at World Hope Center based in Kawangware. The passionate Manchester United fan is a Senior Associate at the Firm and is based in the Corporate Governance and Legal Compliance Audits Division of the Commercial and Conveyancing Department.


Furthermore, Jack has significant experience in various practice areas including: Corporate & Commercial Law, Banking, Securities & Finance Law as well as Real Estate and Property Law.


When he is not playing basketball, he puts his penchant for socializing and networking to good use advising local and international clients on a range of corporate and commercial matters with specific focus on areas of legal due diligence, legal compliance audits & corporate governance audits for listed companies and issuers of securities as well as state corporations.

Practice areas

 Scales of Justice

Legal and Governance Audits

Lots of Bills

Private Equity

Red Card

Competition Law

Meeting Room

Corporate Governance

British Pound Coins

Banking, Securities & Finance Law

Teacher Helping Student

Legal Advisory

Man Fishing

Pensions Law

Meeting Room

Company Law


Legal Due Diligence

Matters Handled

  • Conducted Legal Due Diligence on US-owned infrastructure asset manager and Fund on behalf of a local pension scheme;

  • Conducted Legal Due Diligence on a leading real estate fund and property manager in the affordable housing sector in Sub-Saharan Africa on behalf of a local fund manager;

  • Offered Legal Guidance to a Staff Retirement Benefits Scheme of a leading electric generation company in the region entailing a Legal and Actuarial Opinion;

  • Undertook Corporate Governance Audits and Advisory services to multiple State Corporations, Listed Companies/Issuers of Securities as well as Private Enterprises;

  • Conducted Legal Compliance Audits for various State Corporations, Listed Companies/Issuers of Securities as well as Private Enterprises;

  • Preparation and registration of security documents on behalf of Banks & Financial Institutions;

  • Undertook a complex corporate restructuring for one of the major Telecommunication Service Provider involving increase of share capital and capitalization of a Loan for the sum of USD 29,000,000;

  • Undertaking a complex commercial transaction for an International Telecommunication contractor involving increase of share capital, capitalization of retained earnings and issue of bonus shares valued at USD 23,000,000;

  • Participated in organizing and conducting a Corporate Governance Master Class in collaboration with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) suitable for Directors, Shareholders, C-Suite Managers, Company Secretaries & Heads of Legal Services qualifying under the 12-hour Director Training as per the requirements of the CMA Corporate Governance Code and;

  • Incorporation/registration of companies, business names & foreign branches, preparation of commercial agreements, corporate reorganization & advising on corporate compliance issues.

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