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HAKIKA HOUSE, BISHOPS ROAD, PO BOX 60680 - 00200, NAIROBI, KENYA
Tel:
Work +254 20 271 3023-6
Fax:
Fax +254 20 271 8429
Email:
Web:
www.walkerkontos.com

Diana Situma

Tel:
Work +254 20 2713023-6
Email:
Web:
www.walkerkontos.com
Walker Kontos Advocates

Work Department

Corporate, Commercial and Conveyancing.

Position

Diana Situma is a partner in the corporate and commercial department. Diana has acted for both local and international clients in core practice areas including: cross-border M&A, Capital Markets, Energy, Insurance, Project Finance, Banking and Real Estate transactions. Recently, she was part of the team that advised Kenya Electricity Generating Company Limited in its KES 28billion rights issue, which was the biggest in East Africa, and also on the subscription of untaken shares following the rights issue. She is also currently advising WS Atkins and SNC – Lavalin Group INC on the regulatory approvals required and seeking approval from the Competition Authority of Kenya in the proposed acquisition of WS Atkins by SNC-Lavalin Group INC.

Career

Associate: Walker Kontos Advocates (2005 - 2012), Partner: Walker Kontos Advocates (2013)

Languages

English, Kiswahili.

Member

Law Society of Kenya; Institute of Certified Secretaries of Kenya.

Education

LL.B (Hons) University of Nairobi, Kenya (2004); Postgraduate Diploma in Law, Kenya School of Law, Nairobi (2006); Certified Public Secretary of Kenya (2011); Certified Public Accountant Graduate (2011).

Leisure

Reading, swimming, theatre.


Kenya

Privatisation and projects

Within: Privatisation and projects

Walker Kontos Advocates has been at the forefront of the renewable energy sector for some time. Active in both the project development and project finance spaces, it has further developed its standing in infrastructure finance, especially roads, and in the burgeoning PPP environment, particularly in accommodations. It advised Stanbic Bank Kenya on the financing of Lots 3 and 32 of Phase 1A of the Kenya Roads Programme. It is also building a presence in off-grid power solutions, including captive solar and wind projects. The firm benefits from its outstanding connections to international lenders, including major development finance institutions, including International Finance Corporation. Michael Kontos has an outstanding reputation, as does Peter M Mwangi, Diana Situma and Rahma Karanja.

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