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Julie M. Mwaniki

Partner

julie.mwaniki@robsonharris.com

+254 724 320 135

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Julie is a perfectionist, there is no way around it. As a result, she has dedicated her practice of law to finding personalized and effective solutions for her clients who gush about the detail orientation and excellence in her work.

 

She advises clients on a wide array of matters ranging from incorporation of different business entities, intellectual property law, corporate governance and joint ventures. Julie is a certified Legal Auditor and has been the lead Advocate and team member in a number of audits of various State Corporations, public and private organizations with a view to ensuring legal and regulatory compliance. 

 

She has earned a reputation for being a reliable and trusted advisor in Real Estate and Property Law where she advises developers in the structuring of multifaceted commercial and residential land transactions. Julie is the lead advocate in a large scale hotel and spa development project based on the concept of fractional ownership valued at USD. 1.8 Million. She enjoys structuring and handling complex commercial transactions and delivering practical and business savvy solutions to her clients.


Julie, whose personal mantra is ‘do ordinary things extraordinarily well’, is always full of humor and good cheer working easily with her fellow advocates and clients alike. She is a crime novel enthusiast who loves to solve puzzles and riddles – which makes her that much better at finding innovative solutions for her clients.

Practice areas

building construction

Project Finance & Infrastructure

British Pound Coins

Banking, Securities & Finance Law

Business Meeting

Corporate Law

Inspecting Jewels

Legal & Governance Audit

Freight Shipping Containers

Cross Border Transactions

Money Notes

Banking, Securities and Finance Law

Meeting Room

Company Law

Light Bulb

Intellectual Property Law

Estate Exterior

Real Estate & Property Law

Making Notes

Joint Ventures

Contract Signature

Contract Law

Teacher Helping Student

Legal Advisory

Scientist on Computer

Science & Technology

Matters Handled

  • Lead Advocate in the establishment, licensing and operationalization of an EPZ Company valued at over USD. 10,000,000/= and which will generate over 3000 job opportunities to Kenya, with a projected revenue of over USD. 70,000,000/= within 5 years.  The Company is a subsidiary of one of the largest apparel organizations in South Asia and a pre-eminent player in the global apparel industry;

  • Part of the team advising a leading State Corporation in a Commercial dispute over the construction of a national pipeline where the Plaintiff sought payment of over USD. 126, 255,812/=;

  • Acting for a publicly listed company in connection with the development of a Golf Estate on a 774-acre parcel of land comprised of more than 6,000 residential units, commercial properties, offices, a hotel, a hospital, clubhouse, sports facilities, 18-hole golf course and recreational facilities valued at USD. 140 Million;

  • Acted for a Client in a tax dispute wherein the value of the subject matter was USD. 2,000,000/=; 

  • Acted for a Client in the purchase of a prime Property valued at Kshs. 560, 896,000/=;

  • Part of the team that advised a leading financial services provider on a joint venture undertaking for the construction of a commercial building in CBD Nairobi, worth USD. 35,000,000/=;

  • Acted for a Client in its financial restructuring and increment of its share capital Kshs. 3,220,600,000/=;

  • Assisted and acted for an international company in the Establishment and construction of an Oil Terminal in Mombasa valued at USD 500 Million;

  • Acted for a Client in the termination of a Joint Venture valued at USD. 6,250,000/=;

  • Part of the team that acted on behalf of a Client in the acquisition of a prime Property valued at Kshs. 390,000,000/= for the purposes of establishing a factory for the production and processing of edible oils; and

  • Lead Advocate in the conduct of Legal Audits on various State Corporations and private businesses.