Kabby Esat

Kabby Esat

Kabby Esat


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Kabby holds a BL (Hons) and LLB degrees from the University of Zimbabwe and was awarded the University prize for top student. He also has an LLM in Commercial Law (Taxation and Company Law) from the University of Cape Town, which was awarded with distinction.

Kabby joined Garlicke & Bousfield as a Director in the Corporate & Commercial Department in 2014 with over 35 years’ experience as an attorney including 27 years as a specialist corporate and commercial lawyer.  His areas of expertise include company law, corporate structuring, mergers and acquisitions, business start-ups and closures, engineering and construction law, procurement and sales, water and energy law, banking, structured finance, franchising, insurance and competition law.

He has been extensively involved in corporate restructuring work, due diligences, agreements governing all aspects of running industrial plants, as well as many high value engineering and construction projects. These include a major acid and fertiliser plant extension, large pulp and paper mill expansions, a new cement plant, the privatisation and expansion of water recycling plants for Durban and Windhoek, a new port cruise terminal, and the new King Shaka International Airport.

Kabby is a fellow of the Institute of Directors, Southern Africa, and an associate member of the Association of Arbitrators (Southern Africa).


  • BL (Hons) (University of Zimbabwe)
  • LLB (University of Zimbabwe)
  • LLM Commercial Law (University of Cape Town)


  • Corporate & Commercial Law
  • Competition Law
  • Banking Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Building, Engineering & Construction Law
  • Water Law


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