KATS has once again been ranked as a Top Tier firm by the IFLR1000 Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms. On the 2nd November, 2018, the IFLR1000 released their Law Firm rankings, individual lawyer recommendations and law firm reviews for the core practice areas of Financial and Corporate and Project development.
The Publication noted that Katende Ssempebwa has maintained a significant and pioneering presence in all areas of general and specialized transactional and litigation practice. Most of the more challenging legal problems and assignments in Uganda have been handled by the firm and many of the firm’s lawyers have behind them, a wealth of experience and backgrounds that have collectively enabled the firm to pool its resources and consistently give comprehensive advice, even in the most unusual circumstances. Katende Ssempebwa is ranked as a Tier 1 firm in both Financial and Corporate and Project development practice areas.
Some of the firm’s lawyers were recognized; John Katende, Professor Edward Ssempebwa, Soogi Katende and Sim Katende being lauded as “Highly regarded” practitioners. Arthur Katende was singled out as a “Rising star”.
As per IFLR 1000’s criteria, “highly regarded” lawyers are those deemed so by their peers and who possess a strong transactional record and positive client feedback. “Rising stars’ are ‘Ones to watch’ these are lawyers who are building their reputations in the market.