Faith Waigwa, Chairperson of the Public Procurement Administrative Review Board of Kenya
Ms. Waigwa is the Managing Partner and Head of Real Estate, Banking, Corporate and Commercial Department at NOW Advocates LLP. She is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya of over 15 years post admission experience in private practice and has cut her niche in her area of practice for having an eye for details.
She is highly experienced with vast knowledge having actively been involved in real estate, construction, infrastructure, energy, mining transactions and has an admirable capacity to handle complex legal matters that fall under her docket. Her tasks include transfer of proprietary interest, registration of encumbrances and inhibitions, project construction advisory, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) formation and management, securities advisory, contract and risk management, regulatory compliance, public procurement and asset disposal advisory, corporate restructuring, public private partnership advisory. She holds a Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) (Hons) from the University of Nairobi and a postgraduate Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law. She is currently a postgraduate student at the University of Nairobi pursuing a Master of Laws degree (LL.M) in Environment and Natural Resources Law; with a specific interest in Regulation of Power and Energy. She is also a postgraduate student at Strathmore University pursuing a Master of Laws Degree (LL.M) in Oil & Gas.
Outside the firm, Ms. Waigwa serves as the Chairperson of the Public Procurement Administrative Review Board, a central independent procurement appeals review board under the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act, 2015 of the Laws of Kenya and has previously held the position of the Vice President of the Law Society of Kenya and the Deputy Secretary General of the East Africa Law Society.