Sonal Sejpal is a top finance specialist who has over 30 years of experience with a range of finance transactions.
Sonal is a partner at Anjarwalla & Khanna, one of the leading law firms in Kenya, as well as the founding member and driving force of ALN, an alliance of leading corporate law firms currently in 15 key African jurisdictions. Sonal has been with the firm for over 23 years. Sonal also provides support to A&K Tanzania (formerly ATZ Law Chambers), A&K’s affiliate firm in Tanzania. She is a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales and an advocate of the High Court of Kenya, with considerable experience in aviation finance, banking, syndicated and project finance, restructurings, insolvency, corporate commercial matters and employment. She is also recognised for her expertise in Tanzanian law.
Sonal is a regular speaker at seminars on various aspects of banking and commercial law, including seminars organised by the UK-based Loan Market Association. She has until recently sat on the board of directors of both Liberty Life Insurance and Heritage Insurance and is the vice chairperson of the British Chamber of Commerce.
Sonal has co-authored the Kenya chapters of Getting the Deal Through: Loans and Secured Finance (2016–2019), the Global Legal Group’s International Comparative Legal Guide: Fintech (2018 and 2019), and The Aviation Law Review (7th edition). Sonal graduated with a bachelor of laws degree from the University of Westminster, England and practiced as a solicitor in London for over 11 years before moving to Kenya.