KATS welcomes new Associate

KATS is pleased to welcome Arnold Ojakol to the Firm. He joins the Firm as an Associate in the Corporate & Commercial and Litigation & ADR departments. His forte is Banking and Finance, Tax and compliance, Civil litigation, Mergers & Acquisition and Employment law. Arnold received his LLB with Honours from Uganda Christian University in...
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Can I use my phone as security for a loan?

By: Joanne Katende Yes, a mobile phone is movable property under the Security Interest in Movable Property Act, 2019 (hereinafter, ‘The Act’). The President of Uganda assented to this law on the 31st March, 2019. This is a law that: provides for the use of movable property as collateral for credit, provides for the creation...
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Employment Law Alert: “Am I fired or not?” The law on constructive dismissals in Uganda

By: Patrick Mugalula Background: It is a curious thing for an employee to resign or otherwise terminate his/her employment with their employer and thereafter be deemed to have been unlawfully terminated/dismissed by his/her employer. This is exactly what is entailed by the phrase constructive dismissal and its alternatives such as constructive discharge. There are instances...
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KATS and the Legal Innovation Hub host the ‘World Legal Summit’

Lawyers, tech enthusiasts, academics, entrepreneurs, innovators and students converged at the Innovation Village in Ntinda, Kampala, on Thursday, the 1st August, to participate in the World Legal Summit. The World Legal Summit (WLS) is an initiative designed to bring together the legal and technology industries in worldwide collaboration towards a globally sustainable future. The first...
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