Yochabel, fondly known as Yoshy, has risen through the ranks at Robson Harris; from intern, pupil and is now an associate with her sights set on bigger things. A specialist in conveyancing, land law and real estate law, Yoshy was also part of the team that defended a major oil corporation in a contractual dispute involving the building of a major pipeline where the plaintiff sought payment of sums to the tune of USD 126,000,000.
In her day to day work Yoshy advises clients on intellectual property law including patents and designs, copyrights, trademarks, service marks, commercial names, international licensing and franchising practice in Kenya.
An outspoken, opinionated advocate, Yoshy is an activist at heart and stands up for causes that she believes in passionately. She loves to travel, network and interact with people and actively takes the lead in all matters she’s involved in. She believes in looking good to feel good and this verve for life permeates into how she deals with her clients and pursues agreeable solutions to their problems.
Provided advise 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 on best structure to procure project financing through debt and equity from the Client’s financiers and potential investors. Assisted in negotiations of terms and preparation of Security documentation and registration at the respective government registries;
Successfully acted for a leading Bank in a complex lending transaction involving the preparation and perfection of several legal charges, all asset debenture, corporate guarantees and deed of assignment to secure the sum of USD 33,000,000 advanced to the Borrower to finance the construction of residential houses in Nairobi;
Provided legal advice and consultation with respect to the construction and sale of 56 high end luxury apartments and villas in Naivasha valued at USD 10,000,000 where she advised and protected the interests of the client on various aspects of the project inter alia;
Provided legal services to a development company to facilitate the procurement of Certificates of Title for subdivided properties in Joska valued at USD 6,000,000. These subdivided properties were then sold to individuals. She prepared various conveyance and security documentation to enable a seamless transaction ensuring the protection of the Clients interests at all times;
Advised a client on the project structure, management structure, legal and regulatory issues and compliance in connection with the development of 24 luxury apartments in Thindigua valued at approximately USD 4,000,000;
Successfully acted for a leading Bank in a complex lending transaction involving the preparation and perfection of several legal charges, all asset debenture, corporate guarantees and deed of assignment to secure the sum of USD 6,000,000 advanced to the Borrower to finance the construction of a commercial building in CBD, Nairobi and;
Part of a team that defended a major oil corporation in a contractual dispute involving the building of a major pipeline where the Plaintiff sought payment of sums to the tune of USD 126,000,000.