ONE of the most senior legal consultants in Tanzania, Dr Eve Hawa Sinare has been appointed a member of the Management Board of Tunisia based African Legal Support Facility (ALSF).
The facility, which is hosted by the Africa Development Bank (AfDB), assists African governments in the negotiation of complex commercial transactions, among other things.
Tanzania and Kenya recently applied for assistance for negotiating better contracts in the natural resources sector, according to ALSF Chief Executive Director, Mr Stephen Karangizi. Dr Sinare appointment takes effect from 1st of July 2013 for three years.
Only in July 2011 she was also appointed a board member of the international Board of the World Services Group (WSG) based in Texas, USA, where she represents Africa and Middle East Region.
Last year she was also appointed board member of the AMREF International Board which deals with women and children health programmes in rural Africa.
AMREF is active in many countries South of the Sahara. One of the leading corporate consultants and advocates in Tanzania, Dr Sinare is an acknowledged specialist in banking, large corporate and project financial transactions the financing of which is mostly syndicated and corporate and sovereign bonds all of which require complex contractual drafting and transactional structuring.
She has competitive experience in commercial arbitration and M&A transactions. Her corporate law practice experience is in excess of 16 years if one excludes her 10 years' experience at COMESA. ALSF board is made up of some of the best legal experts in the continent in commercial transactions and litigation.
ALSF was established in 2008 by the Africa Development Bank (AfDB), following calls from African Finance Ministers and from the Group Eight (G8) to support African countries in developing capacity to deal with vulture fund litigation and complex commercial transactions.
Currently, it has 42 member countries, including Tanzania and four international organisations. ALSF grants or advances funds to African countries for legal advice from top legal counsels in the areas of debt management and litigation, natural resources and extractive industries management and contracting, investment and concession agreements and other related complex commercial transactions.