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WRITE UP ON THE CAPITAL GAINS TAX JUDGEMENT BY JUSTICE (MR) J. MATIVO

15th March, 2017 Dear Esteemed Client, ADVISORY OPINION 5/2017 THE HIGH COURT OF KENYA ON CAPITAL GAINS TAX The Law Society of Kenya (LSK hereinafter) petitioned the constitutionality of paragraph 11A, Eighth Schedule of the Income Tax Act in High Court Petition No. 39 of 2017. This was on the basis that the Section was […]

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The Access to Information Act No. 31 of 2016 – Implications for Private Firms

Stephen Mallowah (smallowah@tripleoklaw.com) and Juliet Maina (jmaina@tripleoklaw.com) Article 35 of the Constitution of Kenya provides for the right of Access to Information. It states as follows: – Every citizen has the right of access to (a) information held by the State; and (b) information held by another person and required for the exercise or protection […]

Kenya Real Estate Outlook – Room for Growth

Kenya Real Estate Outlook – Room for Growth Brief Insights from Our Lawyers. Tom Onyango, a Partner and Head of the Property & Conveyance department at TRIPLEOKLAW, shares some thoughts on the Real Estate prospects in Kenya. With a huge housing deficit and fast appreciation of land value, the sector continues to attract both local and [...]

REITs – Impacting the East Africa Real Estate Sector

REITs – Impacting the East Africa Real Estate Sector Brief Insights from Our Lawyers. Tom Onyango, a Partner and Head of the Property & Conveyance department at TRIPLEOKLAW, explains what a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) is and shares his thoughts on the exciting prospects they portend for Kenya and the wider East Africa region. If [...]