Yvonne Wanza Muthembwa

Yvonne Wanza Muthembwa

Principal Associate | ALN Kenya | Anjarwalla & Khanna

Physical Address:

ALN House, Eldama Ravine Close, Off Eldama Ravine Road, Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya

Postal Address:

P O Box 200-00606, Sarit Centre, Nairobi, Kenya

Telephone:

+254 20 364 0000

Email Address:

  1. Background

    Yvonne Wanza is a Principal Associate in Anjarwalla & Khanna’s Corporate department.

    Yvonne principally advises on corporate and commercial law, competition law, employment law, insurance law, capital markets and corporate governance.

  2. Professional Membership
    • Law Society of Kenya
  3. Professional Qualifications

    2017: Postgraduate Diploma in Law, Kenya School of Law

    2014: Bachelors of Law (LL.B, First Class Honours), Strathmore University

  4. Career Summary

    Apr 2022 – Date:  Principal Associate, Anjarwalla & Khanna, Nairobi

    Mar 2020 – Dec 2020          Legal Counsel (Secondee), Swvl, Nairobi

    Aug 2018 – Mar 2022:  Associate, Anjarwalla & Khanna, Nairobi

    Jun 2016 – Jun 2018: Trainee Lawyer, Anjarwalla & Khanna, Nairobi 

  5. Top Matters
    • Assisting with competition notifications to the Competition Authority of Kenya and the COMESA Competition Commission in connection with the proposed acquisition of 100% of the shares in Engen International holdings (Mauritius) from Engen Holding by Vivo Energy Holdings.
    • Assisting with the competition notification to the COMESA Competition Commission in connection with the proposed acquisition of 100% of the shares in Tigo Rwanda from Millicom International Cellular S.A. by Airtel Rwanda.
    • Acting for SBM Africa Holdings, a commercial bank in Kenya, in connection with the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Fidelity Commercial Bank.
    • Acting Baker & McKenzie Amsterdam N.V. in connection with providing employment advice on the Kenyan legal framework on the transfer of employees during a share sale.
    • Acting for Baker & McKenzie South Africa in connection with providing employment advice on the legality of restraint of trade clauses under Kenyan law.
    • Advising the International Planned Parenthood Foundation, a global non-governmental organisation with the broad aims of promoting sexual and reproductive health, in connection with employment matters.
    • Advising SOS Children’s Village international, an independent, non-governmental, nonprofit international development organization, in connection with employment matters.
    • Acting for Kenya Airways PLC in connection with the Privately Initiated Investment Proposal to the Kenya Airports Authority, including employment advice.

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