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Walker Kontos Advocates
HAKIKA HOUSE, BISHOPS ROAD
PO BOX 60680 - 00200
NAIROBI
Kenya
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Work Department

Corporate, Commercial/Conveyancing.

Position

Alexandra Kontos is one of the founding partners and currently the Senior Partner at Walker Kontos. She specialises in corporate and commercial work with particular emphasis in Finance and M&A including cross-border acquisitions. Alexandra’s acumen, adeptness and vast experience has seen her commended as one of the go to lawyers in complex legal matters both in Kenya and regionally and has firmly established her as a leader of the pack. Recently she acted for a Development Finance Institution in the provision of a USD40 million term loan to a financial institution to be utilized for the provision of sub-loans to eligible sub – borrowers.

Career

Admissions to practice: Ethiopia 1966 Greece 1979 Kenya 1983; Legal Associate, N.G.Hamawi & Co. Advocates, Ethiopia (1968 to 1971); Lecturer, Commercial and Maritime Law, Addis Ababa University (1972 to 1976); Manager, Insurance and Legal Affairs, Ethiopian Shipping Corporation, Addis Ababa (1976 to 1977); Legal Associate, Mercantile Marine (Managers & Consultants) Ltd., Piraeus, Greece, (Maritime and Commercial Law) (1977 to 1979); Legal Assistant, Archer & Wilcock Advocates (Property Law, Banking, Commercial Law) (1979 to 1983); Partner, Archer & Wilcock Advocates (1983 to 1988); Founding Partner and currently Senior Partner Walker Kontos Advocates (1988 to date).

Languages

Amharic, English, Greek, French, Italian,  Kiswahili (spoken only).

Memberships

Law Society of Kenya,  Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Kenya Chapter), Institute of Certified Public Secretaries, Kenya

Education

LL.B. (Great Distinction) Addis Ababa University 1966, LL.M. University of London (University College) 1968, Examinations for admission to Membership, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators 1999, Fellow, Examinations for admission to Fellowship Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, 2000,

Leisure

Kenya Orchid Society, Accredited Orchid Judge in Kenya since 1987.