Our Corporate and Commercial model is to work as part of your team, helping solve your toughest and most complex legal issues whatever they are, helping businesses make confident decisions.
We have in place a highly experienced and specialized team with capacity to meet our clients’ business needs with cost-effective solutions. The firm’s experienced corporate attorneys provide a wide range of legal advice on comprehensive commercial issues in sectors such as:
Business setup: We assist in the establishing of various business structures such as companies, non-profit organizations, societies, individuals and corporate trusts. Our promise is the right mix of industry knowledge and experience to your prospective transactions. This unit ensures that we are not only a firm that responds to the law, but a firm that can be trusted to provide you with regular updates on the law.
Banking and Finance: ALP advises on corporate finance, syndicated and project finance transactions and we have acted for several large local and international banks on all types of financing transactions. We also have expertise in advising and developing banking regulations.
Intellectual property: ALP advises on registration of trademarks, patents, utility models, industrial designs, copyright, domain names, assignments and registered users agreements for numerous multinational and local clients and also represents them in objection and dispute proceedings relating to such intellectual property rights.
Employment: ALP has advised on several complex employment matters including trade union disputes and negotiations. We continuously advise various clients on any changes in the employment laws and assist them with the drafting of employment contracts, visa, work permit matters and drafting of internal manuals.
Tax: we have a dedicated tax team capable of delivering timely, effective and innovative solutions across the full range of international and domestic tax issues. We have successfully negotiated settlements in tax disputes with tax bodies across East Africa and represented clients in tax appeals on assessments made by various tax bodies.
Insolvency & Restructuring: ALP offers various clients advise on insolvency proceedings, director duties and liabilities, standstill and support arrangements debt rescheduling, rescue securitizations and distressed re-financings, debt to equity conversions, disposals, acquisitions and group reorganizations, distressed equity fund-raisings, debt or business transfers, schemes of arrangement, corporate rescue and related advice.
Procurement: ALP has extensive experience in advising both contractors and the government on public procurement processes and related litigation. We advise on the rules and procedures of public procurement from the pre-qualification stage through bidding and project completion to any disputes that may arise thereafter. We have advised numerous multinational and local companies and state corporations on procurements law matters and have successfully represented clients in multimillion dollar procurement appeals.
Risk and Corporate Crisis Management: we have expertise in managing corporate crisis and risk.