Eva Edline Murungi (2018)

Kampala , UGA
Eva Edline Murungi is a Ugandan lawyer passionate about using transactional lawyering skills for the interest of the public. She is particularly interested in areas of responsible investment in project finance, corporate fraud and accountability, financial technology and its role in access to credit, and financial inclusion to achieve sustainable development. After completing her LL.B. degree (magna cum laude) at Makerere University, Uganda, and the Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at the Law Development Centre, Edline practiced at commercial law firm Bowmans (A.F. Mpanga Advocates) in Uganda in 2016-2017. Edline recently graduated with an LL.M. degree from Harvard Law School in May 2018. During her LL.M., she conducted research analyzing the role of litigation initiated by regulators in preventing corporate fraud in the financial sector, specifically the Crane Bank fraud case in Uganda. She has also delved into fintech and financial inclusion in Africa and its role in achieving sustainable development for people who have had challenges in accessing credit through traditional means.