Edward Lesinko

Position: Partner 
Practice Area: Real Estate, Conveyancing & Commercial Law.

Professional Qualifications: Advocate, High Court of Kenya | Member, Law Society of Kenya | Member, East Africa Law Society.

Education: University of Nairobi (LL.B) (Hons.) | Kenya School of Law, Dip. in Law

Email: lesinko@lesinkonjoroge.com

Practice Areas and Experience:

Edward Lesinko was admitted to the Kenyan bar as an Advocate in 2006. He chambered in the firm of Field Marsham & Co Advocates for one year between 2004 and 2005 where he trained in diverse areas of practice before joining J.N. Pareno & Co upon admission. He served in the latter firm until October 2008 when he co-founded Lesinko & Njoroge Advocates.

Mr. Lesinko advises on a large spectrum of issues relating to real estate including acquisition and sale, leasing, sub-division, change of user, obtaining relative governmental approvals, environmental impact assessments, tax issues and so forth. He also advises clients on regulatory and compliance issues relating to the setting up of business entities, incorporation of companies, trust corporations and foundations, non-governmental organisations, co-operative societies, joint ventures, amongst others.

Mr. Lesinko has extensive experience in lending and borrowing transactions where he has advised clients in preparation of debentures, legal charges and mortgages, chattels mortgages, deeds of guarantees and indemnities, discharge of charges, assignment of receivables and other assorted security documentations.

In addition, Mr. Lesinko also handles family law matters including probate and administration, drafting of wills and adoption (local and international).

Clients:

Mr. Lesinko’s clients comprise of property development companies, lodges and hotels, conservation corporations, trust organisations, banks, saccos, local authorities, charities, non-governmental organisations, adoption societies and numerous individual clients.