Esther participates in both the transactional work and the management of MMC Africa Law. As the Deputy Managing Partner, Esther is in charge of human resource and administration at MMC Africa Law. As a transactional lawyer, she heads the Commercial and Property Department. Her areas of expertise are real estate, property law, banking, and finance. In this respect, she has represented and continues to represent some of the largest developers and banking institutions in Kenya having practiced for close to 20 years. Esther has been ranked by Chambers Global as a leading lawyer in the real estate industry in Kenya. She has also been ranked by IFLR as a leading lawyer in the practice area of banking and M&A. As regards Company Secretarial work, Esther has served and continues to serve on several boards as Company Secretary. Esther is also a Notary Public.
She has a wealth of experience in structuring large mixed-use real estate developments, advising on land use planning, handling project financing transactions, structuring shared ownership hotel type facilities and preparation and negotiation of project contracts including joint venture agreements, shareholder agreements, partnership deeds, design guidelines and master declarations of easements covenants and restrictions. She is also an expert in structuring Real Estate Investment Trusts, Construction Law, Hospitality Law, Regulatory review and advising on Corporate Governance.
Esther has advised several leading banks and financial institutions on the structuring of financial products, syndicated facilities, corporate finance transactions, mortgage finance transactions and asset finance transactions. She is also a trainer of note and has spoken on numerous forums on various aspects of real estate law.
As regards Company Secretarial work, Esther has served and continues to serve on several boards as Company Secretary.
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