Tom O. Onyango

Partner and Head of Real Estate & Banking

+254 (20) 272 7171, 272 71533


Banking Law
Securities Advisory
Development Finance

Tom Onyango heads the Real Estate and Banking team at TripleOKLaw LLP. He has a reputation for providing innovative, well-reasoned and commercially sensitive advice to every client on his portfolio.

Tom’s core practice centres around financial institutions and real estate development. He has extensive experience in a wide range of real estate transactions, including offering advisory and due diligence services in major capital investments. He has advised developers on raising real estate development finance and advised financial institutions on perfection of securities. He has structured several large-scale real estate projects and has put together numerous innovative commercial property transactions. He advises many businesses in Kenya and sits on the boards of a number of companies.

A knack for astute legal interpretation and meticulous attention to detail has seen Tom carve a very distinctive niche in commercial real estate and conveyancing matters. Adding to previous accolades, he was this year ranked as a Recommended Lawyer in the Legal500 EMEA 2019 rankings in the area of Banking and Finance.

Commissioner for Oaths and Notary Public


LL.B (Hons.)
Diploma in Law (KSL)
Global Executive MBA (USIU)

Law Society of Kenya
East African Law Society
Institute of Certified Public Secretaries
American Chamber of Commerce


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