Peter began his legal career as a legal trainee at the Central Bank of Kenya’s legal department. He later joined the firm of Iseme Kamau and Maema (IKM) Advocates where he was involved in numerous corporate and commercial transactions. At Kieti, he provides support to the Banking and Finance and Corporate and Commercial Law practices.

Work highlights Include:

  • Assisted in advising Times Media in its acquisition of 49% shareholding in a local media company.
  • Assisted in advising Mauritius Commercial Bank in connection with its USD 80 Million and subsequent USD 70 million trade finance facilities to a local petroleum company.
  • Assisted in advising the fund manager in the Kenya Off-Grid Solar Access Project (KOSAP) with respect to facilities advanced by the Ministry of Energy to a provider of off-grid home solar products.  
  • Assisted in advising SunFunder Inc. in its debt financing agreements to a provider of turnkey construction, PV solar and office fitout solutions.
  • Assisted in advising Camco Energy, a leader in sustainable energy projects and low-carbon finance, in connection with financing to company involved in clean energy projects in Kenya.
  • Assisted in advising SunFunder Inc. the security agent and lead arranger in a syndicated debt financing facility to an off-grid solar solutions provider.
  • Advising Mota – Engil Engenharia E Construção Africa S.A., in drafting and reviewing its project contracts and project leases.
  • Assisted in advising the developer of Ten Villa’s Estate, a medium-cost housing estate in the Kajiado, in all conveyancing related matters including drafting, negotiating and registering leases, sale agreements and the eventual transfer property.
  • Assisted in advising Hoggers Limited in the proposed acquisition of certain of its assets
  • Acting for the Mauritius Commercial Bank in respect to its multi-million dollar financing to a local sugar manufacturer in Kenya.
  • Assisted in advising Akili Partners Limited, AgDevCo Kenya Limited, SunFunder East Africa Limited, Mota – Engil Engenharia E Construção Africa S.A. on employment matters including developing key employee employment contracts and developing organisation human resource policies

Education

  • Post Graduate Diploma, Kenya School of Law
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB), Moi University
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Tax, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology 

Membership

  • Law Society of Kenya.