Katherine Mulhern

Katherine is a senior lawyer and former law firm partner with significant transactional, development and investigations experience. Katherine was an investigator for an African TRC, was a senior law firm partner and head of practice in private practice and was the Chief Executive Officer of three leading development organizations based in West Africa, the UK and the United States. Katherine has advised on transactions for governments both as a law firm partner and as CEO of development organizations. In her various roles, Katherine has advised on transactions worth upward of US$ 40 bn. 

The many headline transactions in her career include:

  • Advising the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation Pte Ltd (GIC) in connection with its pre- IPO investment in Travelport and in connection with its role as underwriter in the rights issue of Prudential plc
  • Advising a Singapore sovereign wealth fund in its acquisition of shares of Barclays PLC as part of the funding of Barclays' proposed public tender offer for all of the outstanding securities of ABN AMRO
  • Advising on the privatization of a Kazakh utility company in relation to the government of Kazakhstan’s People’s IPO program
  • Advising on the privatization of KMG, the national oil and gas company of Kazakhstan
  • Advising on the privatization of Alstom S.A., a French marine and rail company by the Republic of France
  • Advising on the privatization of Public Power Corporation by the Government of the Hellenic Republic
  • Advising The African Export-Import Bank on various transactions
  • Advising various governments on issues relating to governance and accountability, including the governments of The Gambia, Kenya, Iraq and Afghanistan


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