Alexandra Kontos is one of the founding members of Walker Kontos and is currently the Senior Partner of the Firm. She has qualified as an Advocate in three jurisdictions and has practised in Kenya as a corporate and commercial lawyer since 1979. Alexandra is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Kenya) Chapter as well as a Notary Public and Commissioner for Oaths.
Alexandra specialises in corporate and commercial work with particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions including transnational acquisitions and in banking and corporate finance. She has led the legal teams involved in the establishment of joint ventures, as well as in mergers, acquisitions and disposals, corporate restructuring, and management buy-outs in Kenya, the East Africa region and Ghana. She has also variously advised on all kinds of banking and financial transactions. Alexandra is also an experienced property and insurance lawyer.
Alexandra is fluent in English, Greek, French, Italian and Amharic, all of which she reads and writes and has been recognized as a leading lawyer by Chambers Global, IFLR and Legal 500.