Doreen Onwong’a

Capital markets & corporate Expert

Doreen Onwong’a has more than 7 years of experience in legal practice. Her areas of
expertise are capital markets, corporate and project finance, and real estate and
conveyancing. She exhibits a demonstrable aptitude in real estate law and conveyancing,
project finance, building and construction contracts, securitisation, capital market
transactions, and general corporate commercial law.
Doreen is a critical factor in strengthening the firm’s knowledge base, and has enhanced our
practice in real estate and conveyancing, as well as in capital markets. Traditionally, KN Law
LLP was quite visible in M&A and the capital markets, but we are now a major player in real
estate and conveyancing and real estate financing thanks mostly to her legal shrewdness.
She has delivered complex real estate development projects valued at billions of shillings,
both as team leader and member, and has shown expertise in product development
involving capital market products and services. She was lead counsel in the establishment of
GenAfrica’s Property Fund as well as Centum Re’s KES 4 billion Zero Coupon Corporate Bond
in 2020, which remains one of her most significant achievements at the firm. The Centum Re
Bond cemented KN Law LLP’s reputation as an authority in capital markets real estate
Doreen is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and holds a Bachelor of Laws degree (LL.
B) from the University of Nairobi and a Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law. She is
also an award-winning graduate Certified Secretary (2018 KASNEB top performing student
in Governance and Secretarial Audit)

Our Leadership Team

Our leadership team has a deep understanding of the financial markets and a proven track record of success.