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Legal Associates - Class of 2006


AbbasAmr Abbas

Amr Abbas, an Egyptian national, is assigned to the Cofinancing and Project Finance Practice Group. Amr has an LLB and Masters degree in law from Cairo University Law School, where he also holds a lectureship. He obtained an LLM from George Washington Law School (Thomas Buergenthal Scholar). Amr is the first Ibrahim Shihata PhD Scholar at the University of London Centre for Commercial Law Studies. Prior to joining the Legal VPU, Amr worked as a lawyer at Ibrachy & Dermarkar in Egypt dealing with a wide range of business and corporate law issues. He has served as a prosecutor with the Egyptian General Attorney and as a judicial member of the Egyptian Council of State (Conseil d’Etat).


Martin Endicott 

Martin Endicott, a British national, is working in the Corporate Administration Practice Group. He was formerly a member of the International Dispute Resolution Group at Lovells, and has advised on litigation, arbitration and mediation in a range of industry sectors, as well as on international criminal law and human rights cases. He is a trained mediator. He holds law degrees from the Universities of London (LLB) and Oxford (BCL), and from the University of Pennsylvania (LLM, Thouron Fellowship). He has also worked as a clerk for the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, and at the UN International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.

JunqueiraDaniela Anna Braganca Dusebberg Junqueira 

Daniela Anna Braganca Dusebberg Junqueira is a Brazilian national and has been assigned to the Corporate Finance Practice Group. She received her LLM in Corporate Governance and Practice from Stanford University in June 2005. Daniela has a specialized graduate degree in Civil and Constitutional Law from Rio de Janeiro State University in 2002 and received her law degree from the Catholic University in 1999. She worked for more than five years as a corporate and finance lawyer at the law firm of Barbosa, Mussnich & Aragao in Rio de Janeiro and as a tax intern at PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Daniela is the co-founder of and legal advisor to Projeto Ajada which provides legal, medical, dental, educational and social care and assistance for day-care for children up to 12-years old and special assistance to their families in Sao Goncalo, Rio de Janeiro.


Christine Makori

Christine Makori, a Kenyan National, is assigned to the Office of the General Counsel. She holds an LLB from the University of Nairobi, a Postgraduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law, and a MA in Law and Diplomacy (MALD) from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. She is a member of the Law Society of Kenya. Prior to joining the Legal VPU, Christine worked as a Trainee for the Legal and Trade Policy Review Divisions of the WTO Secretariat and as a Consultant for the Division on Investment, Technology and Enterprise Development (DITE), UNCTAD, both based in Geneva, Switzerland. Before joining the Fletcher School, she worked as an Associate at Musyimi & Co. Advocates, a law firm based in Nairobi. During her legal studies, she coordinated a national youth lobby group, Youth for Habitat - Kenya, which focused on human settlements development.


Dawn Mpati-Muchira

Dawn Mpati-Muchira, a South African national, has been assigned to the Justice Reform Practice Group. Dawn received her LLM from York University, Canada. She spent six years in one of South Africa’s top corporate law firms, where she worked in the public and regulatory law practice group. In the field of public and regulatory law, she gained substantial experience in telecom and broadcasting law, having worked directly on projects for licensing the first three mobile phone operators in South Africa, the privatization of the country’s incumbent operator, and the licensing of the country’s first community radio stations. In the field of administrative law, she specialized in judicial review applications involving the legal interaction between public authorities and private entities.


Ngozi Njemanze

Ngozi Njemanze is a Nigerian national and has been assigned to the Private Sector Develpment, Infrastructure and Finance Practice Group. Ngozi obtained her Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Nigeria in 2001 and was admitted to the Nigerian Bar in 2003. She earned her Masters degree from the Harvard Law School. Prior to joining the World Bank she worked as a litigation and corporate counsel with the law firm of Aluko & Oyebode in Nigeria. More recently she served as a Harvard Chayes fellow for Public International Service with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Nigeria where she investigated the law and policy issues involved in tackling the vice of economic and financial crimes in developing countries with particular focus on the role of financial and non-financial institutions.

PascualJose Ramon Pascual

Jose Ramon Pascual, a Philippine National, is assigned to the Justice Reform Practice Group. He received his LL.M from Harvard in June 2006 and earned his LL.B and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accountancy from the University of the Philippines in 1999 and 1993 respectively. For five years, Jose Ramon worked in the Office of the President of the Philippines as legal counsel. His work experience also includes legal research at the Asian Development Bank and at the Institute of International Legal Studies of the University of the Philippines Law Center.


Rolande Pryce

Rolande Pryce, a Jamaican national, has been assigned to the Latin America and Caribbean Practice Group. Rolande obtained her LLM from University College London. She holds a JD from the University of Miami and a BSc. in International Business and Mathematics from the City University of New York Graduate Center. Prior to joining the Bank, Rolande was employed by the Jamaican Government as legal adviser in the Attorney General’s Chambers, the Embassy of Jamaica to the U.S. and the Permanent Mission of Jamaica to the O.A.S., and the Anti-Dumping and Subsidies and Fair Trading Commissions. She has completed short term assignments with the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Secretariat of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States in Geneva, Switzerland.

Updated as of: February 23, 2007

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