Issa Omar is an Associate in the Corporate Commercial Department.

Credentials

Education

  • Moi University Law School, Bachelor of Law (LLB) (2011 – 2015)
  • Kenya School of Law (2016)

Professional Qualifications

  • Law Society of Kenya

Key experience

  • Involved in various transactions involving due diligence investigations and preparing of legal opinions.
  • Part of the team acting for a leading bank in Kenya in the proposed acquisition of a another bank in Kenya. The brief entails carrying out a legal due diligence on the local bank and preparation of relevant transaction documents.
  • Part of the team which is acting for Africastalking (K) Ltd in the proposed investment by International Finance Corporation (IFC) and other investors in Africastalking (K) Ltd.
  • Involved in various transactions involving applications to the Competition Authority of Kenya for merger approvals and exclusion.
  • Currently part of the team acting for a leading telecommunications company with various subsidiaries in Africa. The brief entails a review of the relevant transaction documents and advice on anti-trust requirement for merger clearance and filing of the relevant merger consents in the various subsidiaries.

Experience record

  • 2016

    Legal Assistant National Cohesion and Integration Commission.

  • 2017

    Pupilage at Gulf Africa Bank.

    Pupilage at IKM.

  • 2018

    Associate in the Corporate Commercial Department.