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Barbara Mwaura

Senior Associate

barbaramwaura@robsonharris.com

+254 714 469318

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A certificate of appreciation by the World Bank Group is just one of the numerous feathers in her cap – Barbara is a talented associate who focuses her practice on providing expert legal advisory services in various commercial transactions including undertaking due diligence on private equity entities and participates in cross border mergers and acquisitions. She supports clients in the establishment of corporate entities in both regulated and unregulated sectors providing legal updates on regulatory changes affecting clients’ business. Barbara also represents various financial institutions in the perfection of securities.

 

As a Certified Secretary, she assists clients to satisfy the corporate governance needs of their entities and undertakes governance and legal audits of various pension schemes and state corporations. Barbara is an all rounded advocate who is firm but has an easy going manner that endears her to both her clients and colleagues. She believes that mediation is both the present and the future.

 

Barbara is a happy-go-lucky advocate who brings verve and vim to her practice of the law and is a self-confessed foodie who loves to try new dishes. She is a certified bookworm who puts her love for books to good use in extensive and thorough research when handling complex matters for her clients.

Practice areas

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Corporate Governance

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Pensions Law

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Company Law

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Legal Advisory

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Corporate Restructuring, Mergers and Acquisitions

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Banking, Finance & Securities Law

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Competition Law

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Legal Due Diligence

Cross Border Transactions

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Private Equity

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Intellectual Property Law

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Tax Law

Matters Handled

  • Undertook extensive due diligence over the acquisition of a local bank by an international financial institution worth USD 1,000,000;

  • Advised a State Corporation on a Commercial Dispute for the construction of a national pipeline valued at over USD 4,000,000;

  • Undertook due diligence of Private Equity Funds for various Pension Funds valued collectively at USD 6,000,000;

  • Part of the team that acted in the incorporation and setting up of an EPZ Textile Manufacturing Company valued at over USD 10,000,000;

  • Undertook Corporate Governance of a listed energy company;

  • Conducted Legal Audits for different State Corporations and Pension Schemes

  • Represented a County Government in the acquisition of land for the development of a Stadium.