IN view of the ongoing EAC regional integration program and the just launched Common Market Protocol, that calls for free movement of workers and professional services across the EAC block, the East Africa Law Society is pioneering a partnership framework for the leading law firms across East Africa to bring them together in a partnership and discussion forum in order to facilitate information sharing, mutual support and possible transnational partnerships.
We wish to thank the following firms for being pioneering members of the East Africa Law Society leading law firms initiative.
Mkono & Co
Mkono & Co Advocates is part of an expanding network of offices throughout Africa, through its association with SNR Denton, an international law firm with 60 locations in 43 countries. Mkono & Co has committed specialists and offers an unrivalled track record, dedicated resources and consistently high quality of services across a full range of transactions.
Areas of Practice:
- Capital Markets
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Private Finance Initiatives
- Public Private Partnerships
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- Banking & Finance
- Commercial & Corporate Law
- Intellectual Property
- Expert advice
- Excellent industry knowledge
- Commercial focus
- Real understanding of key political, economical, regulatory and legal issues which surround doing business in our region.
8th Floor, EXIM Tower
P.O. Box 4369, Dar es Salaam
Tel: + (255-22) 2194200 / 2118789-91 / 2114664
Fax: + (255-22) 2113247 / 2116635
The Firm is recognized by international professional directories and has received multiple awards for its legal leadership and quality of services.
CRB AFRICA LEGAL (CRB)
CRB AFRICA LEGAL
CRB AFRICA LEGAL (“the firm” or “CRB”), founded in February 2009 as a solo practice originally under the name CRB ATTORNEYS, has steadily developed to win a place among the top ranking reputable providers of corporate legal services in Tanzania.
Within a year of commencing business the firm was profiled in the prestigious 2010 Edition of IFLR 1000 (the Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms). It featured in the 2011 Edition among “other notable firms” and in the 2012 IFLR Edition won a ranking in Tier 3 (www.iflr1000.com).
In the 2012 Edition of Chambers Global (the World’s Leading Lawyers for Business) (www.chambersandpartners.com) , the firm was ranked under Band 3 in the General Business Law category of leading law firms and Charles R. B. Rwechungura, the founder of the firm and its Managing Partner, was ranked under Band 2 in the leading individuals categories in General Business Law and Dispute Resolution categories.
The firm is duly registered as a partnership under the laws of Tanzania and has a USD 2 million professional indemnity cover from a reputable insurer, Lion of Tanzania Insurance Company Limited.
As of July 2012, the firm, is made up of a formidable team of thirteen hard working professionals, including three Senior Partners, a Junior Partner, four Associates and four Legal Officers. Out of these, seven are duly admitted practicing Advocates. Teamwork is the hallmark of the firm and its vision is to become and remain a provider of a broad spectrum of high quality services to the satisfaction of clients. Although the firm is relatively new in the market, the three partners between them have vast experience as corporate and general legal practitioners in the Tanzanian market and in handling complex international transactions in various fields.
CRB does not have an exclusive association with any single international law firm. Rather, it consorts and works closely with a wide range of reputable international law firms including but not limited to Norton Rose, Clifford Chance , White& Case, and Addleshaw Goddard.
This allows the firm to get a seamless exposure to its lawyers to acquire a rich diversified experience in international legal and business practices.
THE CLIENT BASE:
The firm’s clients include large and medium sized local and foreign mining companies, multinationals, including banks with or without corporate presence in Tanzania, insurance companies, gas exploration companies, airlines, and beverage manufacturing and trading companies.
Mr. Charles R.B. Rwechungura
Mr. Rugambwa C.J.Pesha
Mr. Abdul Qaubid Ali
Mr. Octavian Mushukuma
6th Floor Amani Place
PO Box 79958
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Telephone | +255 776 111444
Switchboard | +255 222 135 637
Fax | +255 222 135 638
Hallmark Attorneys (former Law Offices of Chipeta & Associates) is a legal practice registered and licensed to practice law in Tanzania.
With its offices in Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar achipelago, the Firm provides legal expertise in corporate, commercial and finance industry. Managed by three Partners, it deals in major fields of law including Commercial, Communication, Mining, Maritime, Investment, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities, and Land Law & Conveyance. The Firm also deals with Banking Law, Construction Law, Insurance Law, Personal Injury Law, Intellectual Property, Environmental & Natural Resources Law, Employment & Labor Relations Law, and civil dispute resolution (Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation).
Established in June 2000 the Firm brings together a team with specialized skills and experience in the above areas. The team-up allows the senior professionals offer extensive experience, while the team of young attorneys offers exceptional energy, industry and delivery.
‘To uphold its status as a corporate legal practice dispensing services through qualified legal experts while adhering to the core values of the legal profession.’
Hallmark Attorneys serves its Mainland clientele through its Dar es Salaam office and operates a full-fledged office in the Zanzibar Island, manned by a resident Associate Partner.
Dar es Salaam Office
20 Ocean Road, Tel. +255 22 2124946/8,
Fax. +255 22 212 4947
P.O. Box 13811 Dar es Salaam,
296 Airport Road, Kiembe-samaki Area,
P. O. Box 1814
Tel +255 24 2234588 Fax +255 24 2234589
Physical Address: Rex House, 145 Magore Street, Upanga, Dar es Salaam
Postal Address: P.O Box 7495 Dar es salaam
General e-mail: email@example.com
Direct to some of the Partners: +255-22-2134628/2134627/2134625/2134626
- General Corporate law including corporate restructuring, acquisitions, mergers, competition company/trust formation, services which can be offered by any each department
- Tax and Tax Litigation
- Banking, Project Finance, Financial Services especially syndications and related services
- Energy-Oil & Gas
- Capital Markets transactions
- Employment and Immigration
- Legal and Legislative Review
- Commercial litigation and arbitration
Law Associates (Advocates)
The firm was founded in year 1991 by its current Chairman Dr R. W. Tenga who is an Advocate, researcher and academic, leading a team of partners, advocates and consultants with diverse expartise such as Land Law and Property Conveyancing, Corporate matters, mining, banking and financial related matters, litigation, arbitration, etc.
The firm vision is to provide high quality and innovative legal proffessional services of the highest quality focusing on satisfaction of needs and requirements of our clients’ base by providing customized legal solutions.
All these are to be achieved through the following strategic principles:
- Provision of premium and composite legal services through mastery of local conditions;
- Consistent quality and prompt service to clients;
- Strict adherence to professional code of conduct (Ethics);
- Ensuring fundamental relationship of trust and confidentiality, which distinguishes the provision of legal services from that of other consultancy services.
- Engagement of qualified staff of highest professional standing.
- Networking with other law firms and non-legal services providers in assuring composite services to clients.
CRDB Building, 6th Floor
(Adjacent to Benjamin Mkapa NSSF Building)
P.O Box 11133, Dar es Salaam – Tanzania
Tel: +255 22 2116367. Fax: +255 22 2111484
Cell: +255 752 116367
Mwamu & Compalny Advocates
Mwamu & Company ADVOCATES is a partner of Levenets, Maciw & Partners (LMP) in Kiev, UKRAINE
The firm was set up in the year 1998 and over the years has handled various assignments in conveyancing, debt collection, litigation (commercial, civil and criminal cases) and alternative dispute resolution both for corporate clients such as banks, companies and individuals alike. Presently our team is composed of 2 partners, 4 qualified associates as well several Para-legal and legal clerical staff.
We provide a full range of legal services to clients in a broad range of areas including conveyancing, banking, complex commercial litigation, Insurance Litigation, industrial matters pertaining to labour and employment, arbitration, alternative dispute resolution, tax, intellectual property rights, criminal litigation, family law and succession and general legal work. In addition, the firm has established solid contacts and linkages with a number of International law firms for purposes of collaboration in specialized areas.
The firm has since opened a branch office in Nairobi within the Kilimani area for purposes of efficiency.
Some focus areas of the firm include the following practices;
BUSINESS & FINANCE
CONVEYANCING AND REAL ESTATE
The Law firm is under the leadership of Mr. James Aggrey Mwamu and Mr. Eddy Nicholas Ombudo Orinda.
Mr. James Aggrey Mwamu formed the firm in the year 1997 and is the senior partner .He graduated from the University of Nairobi.
Mr. Orinda a graduate of The Odessa National Academy of Law is a junior partner in the firm and he specializes in trade investment, commercial and corporate law. The two partners herein above head a team of four associates two of whom are based in Kisumu and one in Nairobi together with several Para-legal and legal clerical staff..
Gulumoyo Villas, Suite No. 2 Re-Insurance Plaza,5th Floor
Tigoni Road, Off Chaka Road Kenyatta Highway
P. O. BOX 600 – 00502 P.O. BOX 1013-40100
Nairobi, Kenya Kisumu, Kenya
Tel: +254 57 2501921/20 2480336 Tel/Fax: +254 57 250 1921
Tel/Fax: +254 20 2585055
Mohammed Muigai Advocates
“Willing to challenge traditional ways of solving problems”
Chambers and Partners, 2011
Founded in 1988, Mohammed Muigai is a leading law firm in Kenya. Recognised for its specialist regulatory advisory services, high level dispute resolution (through both litigation and alternative dispute resolution mechanisms) and handling complex and big value property transactions, Mohammed Muigai has a keen understanding of the legal, commercial and regulator y environment in Kenya.
Today we have six partners, three associates and a dedicated team of legal assistants and support staff offering expert legal advice to businesses, corporate entities, banks, insurance and financial institutions, governments and private clients. Our members have varied educational and professional backgrounds and unique exposure to diverse areas such as banking, finance, insurance, energy, telecommunications and transportation. In order to increase our responsiveness to the dynamic legal needs in the region, we place great premium on continual learning to complement the advanced and
specialized degrees that par tners and associates hold.
Mohammed Muigai is organised into four departments: the Litigation and Arbitration Department is involved in day to day litigation before the Kenya Courts, tribunals both domestic and international and represents clients in arbitrations and before regulators; the Real Estate Transactions Department deals with Land and Conveyancing transactions including: transfers, conveyances, leases, sale agreements and subdivisions.
The department also advises on change of user and negotiations of securities such as charges and mortgages; the Legal Advisory and Consultancy Group focuses on providing consultancy services to government, private and public institutions on statutory and regulatory reform; and the Commercial Transactions Department provides a wide range of Transaction advisory services to clients including undertaking due diligence exercises, negotiating restructurings, advising on public listing, rights issues, asset sales and financing through single lender or syndicate loans.
Office: MM Chambers, K-Rep Centre 4th Floor
Wood Avenue, Kilimani
P.O Box 61323-00200 Nairobi, Kenya
Phone +254-20 – 2397401/
+254 - 20 – 2397401/+254 - 20 – 2397401
Mobile: +244-722 85 10 18|737 85 10 18
Fax: +254 - 20 - 2 2397404
Note: Prof. Githu Muigai, Senior Partner of the firm is currently on official leave of absence from the firm to serve as the Attorney General of he Republic of Kenya.
Rubeya & Company Advocates
Rubeya & Co Advocates - Business Lawyers working with you in Burundi
In addition to general business law matters, the firm specializes in new sectors of the Burundi business market, including:
• Mining and Minerals
• Hospitality and Leisure
• Banking and Finance
• Projects and Infrastructure
The law firm currently operates through three departments:
This department has vast experience in setting up companies, conducting due diligence exercises for mergers and acquisitions, advising on competition compliance requirements and licensing.
The department comprises four sections:
• Intellectual Property
• Human Resources
• Immigration law
• Company Secretarial Services
Rubeya & Co has the oldest Intellectual Property practice in Burundi, with an emphasis on trade marks, industrial designs and patents.
2) Projects, Finance & Tax
The firm is involved in various projects, including PPP contracts in major sectors such as hotels and leisure, transport and infrastructure.
Many local and multinational companies come to the firm for practical legal advice on tax implications for company operations including income tax and excise tax to name a few.
The firm works with various reputable audit firms based in Burundi and abroad.
3) Litigation & Arbitration
The law firm has the capability of handling very large litigation portfolios. The firm has eleven years of experience in this field, and has a clear understanding of the complexity of procedures and interpretation of laws.
Based on the firm's experience, they won a public tender to comment on 30 of the most important litigation cases in the Burundi jurisdiction handled by the Burundian High Court and Courts of Appeal since 1962.
Office address : 28,rue de l’industrie, PARIDE SELLA Building, Apartment No. 6, First Floor.
E mail : willy@rubeya firstname.lastname@example.org
Rubeya and Co Advocates is a member of the DLA Piper Africa Group, an alliance of leading independent law firms working together across Africa.
We are TRIPLEOLAW advocates-a law firm founded in 2002 as a result of the merger of three firms: Ochieng’ Oduol & Company, Onyango, Ohaga & Company and Kibet & Company. In their own right, the three predecessor firms had grown steadily in both size and expertise so that in less than a decade since their formation they had become well established in the legal practice field in Kenya. It is the synergies created by this merger that have seen us grow rapidly to become the firm that we are today.
It has been many years since we began our journey together and in that time we have grown. Our team consists of seven partners and there are also a growing number of Associates currently standing at seven (7) whom, together with the partners, form a skilled team of lawyers with considerable expertise in a wide variety of practice areas. A team known for being meticulous, hardworking, ethical and professional.
Informed by the changing needs of our clients we recently changed from being a traditional partnership (Ochieng, Onyango, Kibet & Ohaga Advocates) to become a (Limited Liability Partnership), LLP (TripleOlaw Advocates). This we feel will allow us to extend our service offering beyond just legal advice and representation .It will allow us to provide legal services to our clients, in and out of court, during and after transactions-basically conventional legal services plus more.
SERVICE: Our Practice areas include (among others):
• Litigation and Arbitration
• Corporate and Commercial Law
• Conveyancing & Property:
• Intellectual Property Law
We are known primarily for our top-notch litigation practice, state-of-the-art facilities and our friendly and open approach to client service.
We are firm believers in the power of innovation in making business easier and more efficient.To that end we have meeting rooms enabling quick consultations as well as large conference rooms with audio and video equipment. Our Firm also benefits from a fully computerized law library and has invested heavily in information technology.
Working in a competitive work environment, we also offer a specialist independent advisory and advocacy referral service.
VALUES: We are a firm that is guided by a promise. A promise to ourselves and to our clients that we will not only deliver the services they need but go an extra mile to meet their unspoken needs too. This promise is centered on our promise to each other as friends and peers to be unwavering in our commitment to excellence.
At TRIPLEOLAW advocates we focus on:
• Giving our clients the very best in legal advice and representation
• Nurturing an environment where our team knows we all matter and that working together is the only way to win
• Building a firm that shares its expertise with others especially younger lawyers
• Maintaining a perspective that to be relevant to our clients we must marry the best in legal practice and the best in technological innovation
• Being true to ourselves and always working with a passion for the law and for success.
5th Floor, Block C, ACK Garden House, 1st Ngong’ Avenue, off Bishops Road
PO Box 43170-00100, Nairobi, Kenya.
Tel: +254 2 2727 171, 2727164.
Cell: +254-722-690796, +255-733-549542
Fax: +254 2 2727 430 Email: email@example.com
WAWERU GATONYE & CO. ADVOCATES
WAWERU GATONYE & COMPANY ADVOCATES
Established in May, 1985, Waweru Gatonye & Company Advocates has built a name for itself as one of Kenya’s finest commercial practice firms. The firm maintains a very good team of litigators and has made an impression in several important fields, including corporate/commercial litigation, conveyance & property matters and arbitration. Specializing in commercial litigation as well as conveyance & property matters, the firm provides pragmatic, solution driven services that add value to our clients’ businesses. The firm invests in knowledge and research material stocking an extensive library of regularly updated research material spanning from local and international law reports to statutes and journals. There is also a collection of reference books and literary works on diverse legal topics. Waweru Gatonye is also highly computerized and operates modern information communication and technology equipment and resources.
The Firm has grown rapidly in recent years, and now comprises of 5 partners, several associates and legal assistants making the legal team a 14 lawyer band. We embrace an internal culture of motivation, commitment, enthusiasm, and reward. For our clients, their interests are paramount and with that in mind, we offer sound commercial legal services, delivered with total professional commitment. Operational freedom and consultation is encouraged for our employees; we have created an environment of energy, expertise, reward and enthusiasm. Our objective is to provide professional and excellent legal services and advice while remaining sensitive to the clients’ needs and professional ethics. We aim at being efficient, remaining faithful to the law while sustaining professional relationships with our clients.
The firm has Three departments namely: – Commercial Litigation, Commercial & Conveyancing and General Civil Litigation.
The Commercial Litigation Department deals with general commercial court litigation, arbitration and commercial securities (debt recovery). The Commercial & Conveyancing Department deals with commercial transactions, Company Law, Intellectual Property Law and general advisory in commercial and conveyancing matters. The General Civil Litigation Department deals with court litigation and arbitration in civil, commercial and selected criminal matters.
Other areas of service include:- Legislative Advisory, Review and Drafting, Probate and Administration, Procurement Law, Industrial Relations, Information Communication Technology Law and advisory, and Interpretation of Statutes, Judgments and International Instruments.
Waweru Gatonye & Co. Advocates
Timau plaza, 4th Flr, Argwings Kodhek
Timau rd Junction,
P.O Box 55207 – 00200
Tel: +254 (20) 2428452/3/4
Fax: +254 (20) 2428450
Muwema & Mugerwa Advocates & Solicitors
Muwema & Mugerwa Advocates & Solicitor started from very humble beginnings almost 15 years ago to one of the top laws Firms in Uganda. Known by its acronym of M& M Advocates, it’s a full service law Firm of 5 very highly competent innovative and self driven Partners with a support cast of 2 Associates and 8 Legal Assistant. With almost 20 legal personnel, the Firm is large enough to service a wide clientele of Local and International Organizations / businesses and Institutions including individuals.
The firm is located in the Central Administrative district of Kampala next to important judicial, Financial and administrative offices. The Firm has grown to have a reputation of successfully handling very complex and ground breaking cases that has enriched the jurisprudence and practice of law in Uganda.
We are mainly a Commercial law Practice and have handled / are handling major Civil / Commercial matters in areas which include among others;
• Building Contracts
• Procurement/ Disposal disputes
• Joint ventures / mergers / business acquisitions in mining, manufacturing, telecoms, banking etc.
• Receiverships and liquidations.
• Tax advisory and disputes / refunds
• Telephony based disputes
• Banking / Securitization
• Condomuim free hold / Lease hold conveyance
• Power Generation / Gas
• Various arbitration /Civil / Commercial Ligation
We also have a fully fledged and dedicated Intellectual Property Division, the first of its kind in Uganda by virtue of which we are members of the International Trade Mark Association (INTA). We are the Leading Anti Counterfeit Legal practice in Uganda working for International brands like PHILIPS, TOTAL, BIC etc.
The Firm has participated in a number of Anti counterfeiting initiatives including the 7th Annual Pharmaceutical Anti – counterfeiting conference in London (26th – 27th June 2012) and will be key participants in the Advanced Anti – counterfeiting Strategies (3rd – 4th December 2012) in Istanbul Turkey.
In the area of copyright, the Firm is currently engaged with the Uganda Communications Commission in the streamlining and Regulation of the Music and Film industry in Uganda.
CONTACT US AT:
Rwenzori Courts 1st Floor
Plot 2-4a Nakasero Road
P.O BOX 6074 Kampala, Uganda
TEL: +256 414 257 661, 312 372104
Fax: +256 414 250 657
Rwenzori Courts Ground Floor
Plot 2-4a Nakasero Road
P.O BOX 6074 Kampala, Uganda
Tel: + 256 414 259 733
Fax: + 256 414 250 657
RUKANGIRA LAW CHAMBERS (RLC)
Background: Rukangira Law Chambers was established in 1995 and is a dynamic and modern reputable Law firm in Rwanda.
Location: Rukangira Law chambers are located in the city Center. Reach us at Commercial Avenue, Bank of Kigali building, and
second floor opposite Caritas Library,
P.O BOX 7097 KIGALI –RWANDA,
Office (250)0785748274, Mob. (250) 0788300280
Our team: Our Lawyers come from different domains of law with perspectives and experiences united by a commitment to providing our clients with quality legal services.
RUKANGIRA Emmanuel, Managing and founder Partner;. Contact; Tel; 0788300280;
WIBABARA Jacqueline An Advocate and in addition, a lecturer at the Faculty of Law, Kigali Independent University; RUTEMBESA Phocas: Contacts:. Tel; 0788558080;
BUZAYIRE Angèle: Contacts: Tel; 0788839462;
MWAMIKAZI Alice: Contacts: Tel; 0788602474;
NIYONGIRA Ghislaine: Tel; 0788463878;
PRACTICE AREAS: Commercial Law, Taxation Law, Banking and finance, Social Law , Private Law: Administrative Law: Criminal Law: Current Specific Areas : Our office offers modern and new business orientations to investors in Rwanda including but not limited to : Intellectual property registration and protection, Trademarks registration and protection, Patent rights registration and protection, Industrial design and model, Title Deeds services, Mortgages registration services, Company registration in general, Registration of foreign companies services, Re-registration of companies in compliance with new company Act in Rwanda.
Partners: we have established working relationship with law firms in countries such as Burundi, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, Kenya, Canada and Belgium.
Lex Chambers Ltd.
Kampala Associated Advocates
Kampala Associated Advocates (“KAA”) is one of the leading firms in Uganda and is a full-service law firm offering services ranging from litigation to various spects of corporate practice. We have over 35 staff with a total of 20 lawyers hence making us one of the largest legal practices in Kampala with unrivalled expertise in Litigation, corporate and banking financial services, corporate restructuring, revenue and taxation, employment and arbitration.
We are in global partnership with SNR Denton, a leading firm in the United Kingdom, which makes us part of a network of offices and associates in Europe, Central Asia, Middle East and Africa. The SNR Denton network assists KAA to combine regional and international best practice with sound legal solutions, ensuring a cost effective and coordinated strategy in matters involving multiple jurisdictions.
Our African Association for instance comprises law firms from Nigeria, Sudan, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, South Africa, Ghana, Mauritius, Botswana and Zambia. Our clients are therefore guaranteed with top notch legal representation as they conduct and arrange their business affairs in today’s contemporary world.
Our Litigation department is headed by, Peter Kabatsi and Joseph Matsiko both excellent and renowned legal practitioners.
Peter was a long time serving Director of Public Prosecutions and later Solicitor General for the government of Uganda.
Joseph was the head of Civil Litigation in the Attorney General’s chamber for a number of years.
They are assisted by Paul Kuteesa, our Associate Partner and five Associates, Annet N Kemaali, Eunice Kabibi, Jet Tumwebaze, Afrah Mpungu and Ernest Rukundo. The team also works under the guidance of Justice Ntabgoba and Justice Mulenga, who are our full time consultants.
The Corporate and Finance Practice
The department is headed by David Mpanga, who was previously a legal services manager for PriceWaterhouse Coopers, a leading audit firm. He is assisted by one of our Associate Partners Aisha Naiga, and a team of three other Associates, Ernest Rukundo, Isaac N. Kyagaba and Claire Amanya Kakeeto.
Our banking practice is headed by Sam Mayanja, who has had several years of banking experience, supported by, Dennis Ottatina, Benjamin Beyanga and Afrah Mpungu an associate.
The practice supports some of the largest commercial banks in Ugandan economy including Barclays Bank, Stanbic Bank, DFCU bank, Citibank, entenary Rural Development Bank, East African Development Bank and Standard Chartered Bank.
Revenue and Taxation
Our taxation practice is headed by Oscar Kambona a renowned tax practitioner and a lecturer at the Law Development Center, assisted by Gad Wilson.
We pride in ensuring that tax disputes are resolved in the quickest possible time allowing businesses and taxpayers to concentrate and focus on other aspects of their businesses.
Our credit management practice is headed by Dr. Charles Kalumiya and assisted by Jet John Tumwebaze and Eunice Kabibi. We support businesses in the management and recovery of their receivables portfolio.
Business Development and Immigration Practice
Our Business Development & Immigration practice is headed by Elly Karuhanga assisted by one of our Associate, Ernest Rukundo. We assist foreigners ooking to work, establish businesses, or live in Uganda to apply and process immigration permits, that is, work permits, entry permits, dependants’ asses and other visa categories.
OUR VALUE PROPOSITION
- By KAA working for you, our commitment is that every customer is important irrespective of size nd value of subject matter. The customer always gets full benefit and support of the firm as an entity starting from the most senior partner to the junior lawyers.
- Our services and work for the client is primarily and solely solution driven. We propose to work with you and generate sound legal solutions that are practicable at the cheapest possible cost.
Sebalu & Lule Advocates
Sebalu & Lule Advocates is a leading business law firm in Uganda. Founded in 1980, it is a full-service law practice with boutique expertise in banking & finance, project & infrastructure finance , power (energy & infrastructure, oil & gas and mining), employment & employee benefits, tax, real estate & conveyancing, corporate & commercial law and commercial dispute resolution.
Over the past decade, Sebalu & Lule has been consistently recognized as one of the top firms in Uganda by Chambers Global: A Guide To The World’s Leading Lawyers and IFLR1000: The World’s Leading Financial Law Firms. Presently, the two respected directories rate the firm in Band/Tier One, the highest rating level in the individual countries.
Sebalu & Lule is the Uganda member law firm of the DLA Piper Africa Group, an alliance of leading independent practices affiliated to DLA Piper LLP and working together across Africa.Contact Us
East African Development Bank Building,
Plot 4 Nile Avenue, Mezzanine Floor
P.O. Box 2255 Kampala, Uganda.
T: +256 414 233063/232604/250234
+256 312 250013/312 202030
F: +256 414 230 521
Muthaura, Mugambi, Ayugi & Nyonjo
Muthaura Mugambi Ayugi & Njonjo (MMAN)
WHO WE ARE: MMAN has become one of Kenya's most successful commercial law firms since its establishment eight years ago. Since inception MMAN has notably achieved annual ranking in internationally recognized Chambers (www.chambersandpartners.co.uk). MMAN is also ranked by the IFLR 1000 (www.iflr1000.com) and the Legal 500 as one of the top financial law firms in Kenya.
MMAN has distinguished itself for its client friendly approach and direct partner involvement in service delivery in line with our mission of protecting our clients’ interests, innovatively. In addition, we have invested heavily in the latest information technology and business management practices for professional service firms.
WHAT WE DO: MMAN is a full service firm, with strengths in commercial transactions and commercial litigation.
In particular, we have recognized expertise in:
Banking & Finance
Building & Engineering
Civil & Commercial Litigation & Arbitration
Employment and Labour Relations
Mergers & Acquisitions
Media & Entertainment
4th floor, Capitol Hill Square, off Chyulu Road
Upper Hill, P O Box 8418-00200, Nairobi
tel: +254 20 2737572/5/8, + 254 723 935 413
fax: +254 20 2737592
email: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: www.mman.co.ke
Birungyi, Barata & Associates
Birungyi, Barata & Associates are an internationally ranked and specialized law firm with un-paralled expertise in Revenue Law and Taxation, Finance, Corporate and Commercial services.
The firm is headed by the distinguished tax lawyer in Uganda, Cephas K Birungyi whose qualifications and years of experience set the firm apart, and leading lawyer Enoch Barata whose speciality is in banking and corporate and corporate services as well as litigation. The larger team is composed of energetic and uniquely qualified multi-disciplinary lawyers who provide support and ensure an efficient and valuable outcome tailored to the needs of clients.
Our available range of legal services cut across different sectors in Uganda and various countries throughout sub-Saharan Africa.
The firm has been described by IFLR as “very good and very efficient…The firm has a reputable corporate practice which benefits from its status as one of the, if not the only, premier firms in the country for tax-related corporate law advice…”
3 Portal Avenue, 3rd Floor, Crusader House Annex (next to Worker’s House), P.O. Box 21086, Kampala, Uganda. Tel: (256 ) 041-348 669, Fax: (256) 041 230026, Email: email@example.com www.taxconsultants.co.ug
Masembe, Makubuya, Adriko, Karugaba & Ssekatawa Advocates
Managing Partners: Timothy Masembe Kanyerezi, Moses Adriko.
MMAKS Advocates is one of the largest law firms in Uganda, with a well developed client base of high profile local and international entities.
The firm comprises of twenty Advocates split equally between our corporate & commercial practice and litigation practice. Our corporate transactions team is headed by Phillip Karugaba, with Rachel Musoke heading up the banking and finance team. Masembe Kanyerezi heads MMAKS’s litigation practice.
Our team holds a range of top qualifications from leading universities across the world, including the University of Cambridge, the University of London, University of Singapore, New York University and the University of Witwatersrand.
Areas of practice:
banking, litigation, tax advisory and tax litigation, capital markets, M&A, joint ventures, private equity, employment, immigration law, insolvency, intellectual property, convenyancing; telecommunications, mining, corporate and commercial advisory.
Chambers Global – Band 1 Firm
IFLR 1000 – Tier 1 Firm
Which Lawyer? PLC Corporate and Commercial division
International Offices/Networks/ Associate Firms
MMAKS Advocates is part of the ALN (www.africalegalnetwork.com). The ALN is an association of ten law firms from ten African countries namely Bostwana, Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mauritius, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. ALN has affiliated offices in Dubai, UAE and Lisbon, Portugal.
Diamond Trust Building,
17/19 Kampala Road,
Tel: +256 414 254374/ 259920
Fax: +256 414 254324/ 259992
Kasirye, Byaruhanga & Co. Advocates
Kasirye Byaruhanga & Co is one of Uganda's leading business law firms, committed to understanding our clients' needs and objectives and working with them to achieve effective and creative solutions.
Beginning as Binaisa & Co Advocates in 1987 but carrying the present name since 1991, we have provided definitive legal advice to Ugandan and international businesses, financial institutions, Government, charities and private individuals. Today, the Firm is comprised of four Partners, several Legal Associates, paralegals and administrative support staff all based in the City of Kampala.
Commonly referred to as KB & Co, the Firm practises in all major disciplines of business law with a strong emphasis on corporate/commercial work.
The Firm also extends its services into the areas of family, probate, personal injury claims, real estate investment and criminal defence briefs.
Phone: +256 414 232 099
Address: Plot 33, Clement Hill Road, Kampala.
Shonubi, Musoke and Co. Advocates
The firm has steadily grown into one of the largest firms and established itself as a leading law firm in Uganda and is proud to be one of the few firms in the country that own their multi storey business premises.
In a jurisdiction where few firms have managed to specialise, the firm has succeeded in building a specialised practice with core capabilities in all fields of corporate and commercial law ranging from non-contentious transactional work to highly contentious complex litigation. The firm’s endeavours have enabled them to build a solid reputation and this fact is exemplified by the lengthy and ever increasing portfolio of impressive international and local clients.
The firm is the Uganda member of the Africa Legal-International Legal Services Alliance an extensive network of the continent’s leading firms in Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe. The key features of the Africa Legal Alliance operated out of Norton Rose South Africa/ Norton Rose Africa legal include the sharing of know-how, expertise and market information and more importantly the ability to carry out cross border legal work with proven and reliable foreign counsel.
The firm has at various times been rated as a leading law firm in Uganda by Chambers and partners and by the IFLR 1000 directory of leading financial law firms, by PLC Which Lawyer and was awarded the Law Firm of the year 2010 and 2011 awards in Banking and Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions and Energy Law by Corporate International and has since been awarded Law firm of the year 2011 by the same entity.
Major areas of practice include Corporate/ M&A ,Banking & Finance, Energy, Mining, Oil and Gas, Tax & Securities, Telecommunications ,Intellectual Property, General & Conveyancing and Real Property, Transport, Privatisation & Deregulation, Litigation & Arbitration.
Head Office: Uganda
SM Chambers, Plot 14 Hannington Road, PO Box 3213, Kampala
Tel: +256 414 233204/ 230 384 Fax: +256 41 230 388
Immeuble BBIN Building
Boulevard de l’Uprona
PO Box 3000
Tel: +257 78 802 990
Fax +257 22 27 63 66
Great Lakes Legal Africa
P.o. Box 2191 Kigali, Rwanda
Tel: +256 776 694005