Nelly is a Partner in the Corporate and Commercial department of the Firm and specializes in Banking and Finance, Corporate & Commercial, Real Estate & Conveyancing. She has advised local and international clients for well over 13 years in banking and securities, debt finance, project finance, asset finance, joint ventures, real estate transactions and negotiation of complex commercial contracts . Nelly is highly regarded for her expertise in structuring complex real estate development projects, structuring joint ventures and merger and acquisition transactions and negotiating commercial contracts.
International directory IFLR 1000 ranked nelly as highly regarded in Banking and Real Estate in 2019 and 2020 respectively and previously as a Rising Star for three consecutive years. Nelly was recently featured in the 4th Edition guide of the Europe, Middle East, and Africa 1000 Women Leaders for 2021 for her outstanding expertise in financial and corporate expertise.
Nelly holds an LLB from the University of Nairobi and a Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law. She has previously completed a secondment program at the global law firm – Stephenson Harwood in their London offices in the United Kingdom.