Corporate & Commercial Law, Real Estate
MEMBERSHIP: Law Society of Kenya,
East Africa Law Society, Association of American University Women-International Fellows, Alumni Association of the International legal Studies Program Washington College of Law
QUALIFICATIONS: Advocate, High Court of Kenya
EDUCATION: University of Nairobi (LL.B) (Hons), Kenya School of Law, Dip. in Law, KASNEB: Certified Public Secretary, Washington College of Law (LL.M, Master of Laws)
Practice Areas and Experience
Faith Cheruiyot was admitted to the bar in 2007. She started off her training in the firm of Kipkorir Titoo & Kiara Advocates between 2005 and 2006 where she trained in diverse areas of law. She later joined the firm of Raffman Dhanji Elms and Virdee where she trained in banking and finance, real estate transactions, Intellectual Property disputes, regulatory compliance, corporate advisory and governance amongst others. Seeking corporate experience, she joined Standard Chartered Bank to manage legal and compliance issues for Kenya’s retail business. She was engaged in providing general legal advisory on banking transactions, financing arrangements, drafting and reviewing commercial agreements and managing regulatory and compliance issues for the Bank.
Faith represents clients on a wide range of commercial transactions including mergers, takeovers and acquisitions, sale and purchase of assets and businesses, Intellectual Property, registration of Trademarks, Copyright, Patents and contractual licenses, intellectual property rights, conveyancing and real estate transactions. She also gives advisory on structured financing options, syndicated loan agreements, bank guarantees, perfection of bank securities, letters of credit, generally international trade documentation, import and export of goods, sale of goods, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, procurement law, public private partnerships, both for private entities, government corporations and parastatals and county governments advisory on the workings of the Capital Markets Authority, investment agreements etc.
Faith also undertakes compliance trainings for corporate clients and advising them of regulators’ demands, general legal advisory and proffering of legal opinions and solutions. Advising international investors on regulatory approvals and compliance, investment guarantees, taxation, environmental issues, labour laws, intellectual property rights, amongst others.