Maureen Mbaka

Associate

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate and Commercial Law
  • Energy Law (Renewable Energy Law, Oil and Gas Law, Natural Resources Law, Nuclear Energy Law)
  • Company Secretarial Practice

Professional Experience

Ms. Maureen Mbaka is an Associate in the Corporate & Commercial Department.

She holds a First Class Masters Degree in Energy Law from the University of Aberdeen covering courses in Oil and Gas, Renewable Energy and Nuclear Energy Law. She also holds an LLB from the University of Nairobi and a Post Graduate Diploma from the Kenya School of Law. Apart from being an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, Maureen is also registered as a Certified Public Secretary of Kenya.

She previously worked at Daly & Inamdar Advocates as an Associate in the commercial department and during this time gained experience working on diverse commercial matters including energy & infrastructure projects, company compliance and regulation matters, as well as the preparation of various commercial agreements. Notably, she was part of a team of legal advisors to the developers of a 40MW Solar Energy Project in Kenya and was involved in the negotiations of the Power Purchase Agreement with the National off taker.

She has worked as a Team Leader for the Commercial Department at Gumbo & Associates Advocates where she notably led a team in embarking on a Legal Compliance Audit of a large state corporation dealing in petroleum products.

Maureen was also previously engaged as a legal researcher for the International Development Law Organisation as well as the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law.

Qualifications

Certified Public Secretary, CPS (K)
Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • Education:
    LL.M. (Energy Law, with Distinction), University of AberdeenLL.B. (Hons.), University of NairobiPostgraduate Diploma in Law, Kenya School of Law

Associations

  • Institute of Certified Public Secretaries
  • Law Society of Kenya

Recognition

Warsaw Negotiation Round Competition, 2013 – 2nd Place