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Esther Semakula | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 6, 2015

Esther Semakula

Expert Legal Advisor
   Uganda

Overview

I have seven years of post graduate legal experience. I have experience in corporate legal management. I can give advise on corporate financing, project financing, corporate transactions. I have excellent drafting skills and can draft contracts and all other kinds of legal documents. I am good at legal research and drafting legal opinions. I have enormous experience in corporate governance and I am able to advise on best governance practices. I have enormous experience in labor laws and and can give advise not only with regards to labor...

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Legal advisory
Legal research
policy development
strategy formulation
contracts drafting
business negotiations
coporate governance
Alternative dispute resolution

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Over the last 7 years, I have worked for various clients (including government parastatals and corporate clients) in Uganda and beyond, on a broad range of corporate finance transactions ranging from financing for infrastructure projects to financing for short-term working capital needs. I have enjoyed significant exposure to banking work (including cross-border transactions) and my responsibilities have included: conducting due diligence, negotiating, drafting, preparing and reviewing of a variety of agreements including mandate letters, term sheets, loan facility agreements, security agreements and various other commercial agreements. I have also drafted and coordinated opinions.I have enjoyed considerable responsibility and carriage of deals. I have managed a number of transactions, taking them from inception through negotiation to closing and liaising with clients directly. I worked on a cross boarder lending transaction of US$ 47Million to the Hilton Hotel project in Uganda. I worked on financing transactions of a tune of US 25 Million for short term capital needs to a group of companies from a Development bank. I worked on a Pan African Medium Term Note Programme to be listed on the Uganda Securities Exchange to raise money for infrastructure financing, a USD 25 Million additional funding to an energy company; a USD 23 Million facility to a local sugar processing company and a USD 35.2 Million facility to an indigenous thermal electricity plant. Therefore, I will...

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