The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced the appointment of Samallie Kiyingi as Director, Legal Services.
Prior to her appointment, Ms. Kiyingi worked for three years as an independent consultant in London after serving variously as Associate Director of the Legal Department at BACB, London; Director of the Legal Department at Deutsche Bank, London; and Senior Associate at Clifford Chance, London, for six years.
She also worked for two years as an Associate at Ashurst (previously Blake Dawson Waldron) in Sydney, Australia.
In her new role, Ms. Kiyingi will be responsible for all legal matters that touch on the business of Afreximbank, including documentation for the Bank’s loan and guarantee facilities and review of bond issuance and equity investment documentation.
Ms. Kiyingi, a Ugandan national, holds a graduate diploma in legal practice and a bachelor’s degree in law and arts in international studies from the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia.
She was admitted as a solicitor in New South Wales, Australia, in 2002, and as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2008.