Esabel Gicheru is an Associate in Conveyancing and Bank Securities Department.

Credentials

Education

  • University of Nairobi, Law School, Bachelor of Law (LLB) (2011 – 2015)
  • Kenya School of Law (2016)

Professional Qualifications

  • Law Society of Kenya
  • Admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya (2018)

Key experience

  • Acts for various clients in a variety of conveyancing transactions which involve drawing and reviewing of sale agreements, leases and transfers, extension of leases and drafting applications to register a cautionand generally advising on legal issues arising thereof.
  • Involved in research and preparation of legal opinions on various complex conveyancing matters.
  • Involved in various transactions involving due diligence investigations and preparation of reports.
  • Acts for various Banks in the preparation and perfection of security documentation, including drafting charges, guarantees, debentures and security agreements under the Movable Property Security Rights Act.
  • Undertaking legal due diligence on the bank securities and real estate aspects of various potential targets.
  • Undertaking securities analysis review and preparation of reports for various commercial banks. This exercise entails assessment of registered security documents to confirm whether they were properly perfected, confirmation that all statutory requirements were fulfilled, identifying any matters which may hinder the banks’ ability to recover the securities and providing legal solutions where there are possible remedies.
  • Involved in loan financing transactions for development projects.

Experience record

  • 2016

    Legal Intern at Watako Kirui & Company Advocates.

  • 2017

    Pupilage at IKM.

  • 2018

    Associate in Conveyancing and Bank Securities Practice.

Languages spoken

  • 100
English - Excellent
  • 80
Kiswahili - Good