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Caroline Kibwage

Senior Associate | Nairobi

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T: +254 20 503 1600

Overview

Caroline specializes in corporate governance, corporate and commercial law and legal compliance. She leverages her 7+ years of providing strategic governance advisory, fostering legal/regulatory compliance and board operations to deliver high quality solutions to local and multinational clients in various sectors. Her expertise extends to Environmental and Social matters, advocacy and movement building.

She provides services relating to set up of legal entities, continuous compliance, restructuring and reorganization, governance assessments, board inductions and evaluations, drafting of governance policies and procedures, board and shareholder meetings and stakeholder management. Her clients span across the corporate, marketing, advertising, Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT), money transfer and remittances, investment and agricultural sectors.

She is committed to decisions built on integrity, sound judgement and collaboration. Ciku Ndichu, EMEA Corporate Legal at Uber recently said; “Caroline is knowledgeable, prompt and effective.”

Experience

  • Caroline has provided counsel and direction to companies encompassing publicly listed companies and private companies, and their Board of Directors in fulfilling their governance and statutory roles.
  • Developed and administered the inaugural board evaluations for two publicly listed companies.
  • Formulated and oversaw the implementation of various governance policies including Board Charters, Board Committee and Sub-Committee Terms of References, Board Appointment Procedures/Policy, Related Party Transactions Policy, Anti-Money Laundering Policy, Anti-Bribery Policy, Insider Trading Policy, Whistle-Blowing Policy, Code of Conduct and Ethics, Stakeholders Management Policy, Board Diversity and skills Policy and skills matrix, Conflict of Interest policy and Environmental, Social And Governance Policy.
  • Formulated and supported the delivery of governance training for directors and senior management.
  • Collaborate with clients, shareholders, and regulators to build goodwill.
  • Appraised corporate restructuring apprehensions and collaborated with fellow professionals to executed appropriately.
  • Crafted governance tools to improve board and management performance such as meeting management platforms.

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Qualifications

  • Master of Laws in International Financial Laws & Regulations from Strathmore University.
  • Postgraduate Diploma from the Kenya School of Law.
  • Bachelor of Laws from Catholic University of Eastern Africa.

Overview

Caroline specializes in corporate governance, corporate and commercial law and legal compliance. She leverages her 7+ years of providing strategic governance advisory, fostering legal/regulatory compliance and board operations to deliver high quality solutions to local and multinational clients in various sectors. Her expertise extends to Environmental and Social matters, advocacy and movement building.

She provides services relating to set up of legal entities, continuous compliance, restructuring and reorganization, governance assessments, board inductions and evaluations, drafting of governance policies and procedures, board and shareholder meetings and stakeholder management. Her clients span across the corporate, marketing, advertising, Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT), money transfer and remittances, investment and agricultural sectors.

She is committed to decisions built on integrity, sound judgement and collaboration. Ciku Ndichu, EMEA Corporate Legal at Uber recently said; “Caroline is knowledgeable, prompt and effective.”

Experience

  • Caroline has provided counsel and direction to companies encompassing publicly listed companies and private companies, and their Board of Directors in fulfilling their governance and statutory roles.
  • Developed and administered the inaugural board evaluations for two publicly listed companies.
  • Formulated and oversaw the implementation of various governance policies including Board Charters, Board Committee and Sub-Committee Terms of References, Board Appointment Procedures/Policy, Related Party Transactions Policy, Anti-Money Laundering Policy, Anti-Bribery Policy, Insider Trading Policy, Whistle-Blowing Policy, Code of Conduct and Ethics, Stakeholders Management Policy, Board Diversity and skills Policy and skills matrix, Conflict of Interest policy and Environmental, Social And Governance Policy.
  • Formulated and supported the delivery of governance training for directors and senior management.
  • Collaborate with clients, shareholders, and regulators to build goodwill.
  • Appraised corporate restructuring apprehensions and collaborated with fellow professionals to executed appropriately.
  • Crafted governance tools to improve board and management performance such as meeting management platforms.

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