Pauline Kanyike

Position: Senior Associate

Education: University of Nairobi


Practice Areas and Experience:

Drafting memorandum and articles of association, partnership deeds; shareholders agreements and incorporation forms and participating in the incorporation and reconstruction of companies and other corporate personalities;

Drafting and reviewing various commercial agreements including employment contracts; pharmaceutical supplies contracts and technical .agreements; confidentiality agreements and non-disclosure agreements.

Drafting charges, transfers, guarantees, deeds of indemnity, deeds of assignment, professional undertakings, leases and other associated conveyancing documentation and participating in the registration and perfection of securities and title.

Attending the land registry for registration of various securities and interests.

Drafting Legal opinions to clients on the law applicable to their various situations including opinions on labour law, commercial misappropriation, constitutional rights and breach of commercial agreements.

Research on procedural and substantive aspects of land law, family law, probate, insurance law, medical negligence and running down claims.

Drafting all manner of pleadings in litigation matters.

Pretrial preparation for witnesses and also gathering requisite supporting documents for the same.

Drafting pleadings and preparing to sue on behalf of clients whose IP rights have been violated

Advising clients on registration of patents, trademarks, industrial designs and copyrights.

Advising clients on the requirements for work permits

Participating in notarization of documents by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the respective embassy for use outside Kenya

Liaising with the Directorate of Immigration and Registration of Persons on behalf of clients