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Cheryl Mageto


CMS Daly Inamdar Advocates
ABC Towers
ABC Place, Waiyaki Way, Westlands
00100 Nairobi
Languages English

Cheryl is an Associate in the Corporate & Commercial Department. She was admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya in December 2016.

Cheryl holds a multi-disciplinary academic background in law and commerce having obtained both her Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree and Bachelor of Commerce (Finance Specialisation) degree from the University of Nairobi. In 2017, she obtained a Master of Laws (LLM) from the University of Nairobi specializing in International Trade and Investments Law.

Cheryl’s primary area of practice is corporate and commercial law. She has substantial experience in both international and Kenyan commercial transactions including mergers and acquisitions, private equity deals and corporate compliance.

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Relevant experience

  • Assisting in the successful completion of a complex cross border transaction involving various shareholders of the Sadolin Group of Companies with regard to the sale of their shares to Kansai Plascon.
  • Acting for various local and international organisations in connection with share purchases, business transfers, joint ventures and business restructuring as well as obtaining regulatory approval where required.
  • Part of the team advising Musoni Microfinance on the restructuring of its operations in Kenya.
  • Advising various non-governmental organisations, including CBM and Christian Aid on compliance and governance matters.
  • Assisting in a wide range of commercial advisory matters, including, in relation to business restructuring, capital markets and company law.
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Memberships & Roles

  • Member of the Law Society of Kenya
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  • 2014 – University of Nairobi, Bachelor of Laws (LL.B: Second Upper (Hons)
  • 2015 – University of Nairobi, Bachelor of Commerce (First Class Honours)
  • 2015 – Kenya School of Law, Advocates Training Programme
  • 2016 – Admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • 2017 – University of Nairobi, Master of Laws (LL.M)
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