• Makerere University - Bachelor of Laws (LLB) with Honours - 2009
  • Editor-in-chief of the Makerere Law Journal.
  • Country Representative; part of team representing Makerere University and Uganda at the 17th All African Human Rights Moot Court Competition held at the University of Pretoria, South Africa in 2008.
  • Law Development Center - Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice - 2010
  • Advocate in the Republic of Uganda
  • Uganda Law Society

'A social-legal evaluation on the views in support of the Death Penalty.'  A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of a Bachelor of Laws degree.

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    Baati KATENDE

    Position: 
    Senior Associate
    Telephone: 
    +256-414-233770 / 233908

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    Baati Katende is a Senior Associate in KATS' Transactional & Advisory department.

    With a solid background in Banking and Financial services, her work focuses on Banking & Finance, Capital Markets and securitisation; advising clients on all types of banking transactions and assisting them in structuring, negotiating, and preparing finance-related legal documentation.

    Baati's transactional practice encompasses IntellectualPproperty law, in particular trademarks, copyrights, patents, industrial designs.  She is comfortable working on assignments of a contentious nature in an active capacity and noncontentious nature in an advisory corporate-supportive capacity. She also provides Company Secretarial services to many of the Firm's clients.

    She has experience in a wide range of corporate transactions including Mergers & Acquisitions, Public private partnerships, and International Trade transactions.  She is involved in advising and conducting numerous commercial due diligences for a number of national and international financial institutions, telecommunication companies.

    Baati is the founder of Make the Children Smile (MTCS), a charity organization that supports orphans and needy children in Uganda.

    Sample Transaction matters

    • Advised American Towers Corporation on all aspects of its multi-million dollar acquisition of the tower business of MTN Uganda. This involved carrying out a due diligence on the towers of MTN including the land ownership, advising on environmental matters, employment matters, pension matters, licensing to mention but a few.
    • Advised Warid Telecom on all aspects of the sale of its tower business to Eaton Towers in a transaction valued at Millions of dollars. This involved preparing the requisite documentation for the sale and ensuring all pending approvals were obtained, and advising on the transaction documents.
    • Advised Kenyan based Equity Bank on its acquisition of Uganda Micro Finance Limited and its conversion and obtaining of a license to become Equity Bank Uganda Limited. This involved carrying out a legal due diligence on Uganda Micro Finance Limited, drafting and advising on the share purchase agreement and all other transactional documents.
    • Advised Eastern and Southern Africa Development Bank (PTA Bank”) on numerous large loan transactions including a multi-million dollar loan facility to Abacus Pharma (Africa) Ltd.
    • Advised the World’s largest tower operator (American Towers Corporation) on its multi-million dollar acquisition of one thousand (1000) base station tower business of MTN Uganda and later the tower business of Sure telecom.

    For more information on matters handled by this lawyer, please contact us at kats@kats.co.ug.

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    ABOUT KATS

    We are a full service advisory Law Firm providing any and all legal and related advisory services in a variety of legal practice or business areas. KATS has over forty six (46) years' experience in the industry, providing world class legal services and has been consistently and internationally recognised year after year as the number one Law Firm in Uganda by Chambers and Partners: Global Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers for Business, IFLR 1000 - Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms and the Legal 500 the benchmark league tables for lawyers worldwide.

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    • Physical Address
      Radiant House
      Plot 20, Kampala Road
      P.O.Box 2344, Kampala
      Uganda
    • +256 - 414 - 233770/ 233908
    • kats@kats.co.ug