Hassan Kibet is an Associate in the Commercial and Corporate practice at IKM.

Credentials

Education

  • Kenyatta University Law School, Bachelor of Law (LLB) (2009 – 2013)
  • Kenya School of Law (2014)

Professional Qualifications

  • Law Society of Kenya
  • Admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya (2016)

Key experience

  • Formed part of the team acting for a leading private equity firm proposing to invest in one of the local banks. The brief entailed carrying out a legal due diligence on the bank and the preparation of relevant transactional documents. The brief further involved advising on the prevailing legal framework for banks in Kenya, engaging advice on exercise of pre-emption rights, as well as advising on the regulatory requirements including approvals from the Central Bank of Kenya.
  • Formed part of the team acting for a global engine producing company seeking to enter into a joint venture with one of the local companies that deals with the sale of motor vehicles and engine parts. The brief entailed carrying out a legal due diligence on the local company and preparing the relevant transactional documents. The brief further involved advising on the prevailing legal framework for publicly traded companies in Kenya as well as advising on the regulatory requirements, including approvals from the Capital Markets Authority and Competition Authority of Kenya.

Experience record

  • 2012

    Legal intern, Investigations & Enforcement Department – Capital Markets Authority

  • 2013

    Legal Assistant, Corporate Approvals Department – Capital Markets Authority

  • 2015

    Pupil – IKM (Jan to Nov)

  • 2015

    Associate, Corporate and Commercial practice – IKM (Nov to date)

Languages spoken

  • 100
English - Excellent
  • 80
Kiswahili - Good