• University of Melbourne - Master of Laws (LLM) with Distinction - 2014
  • Makerere University - Bachelor of Laws (LLB) with Honours - 2002
  • Law Development Center - Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice - 2004
  • Commissioner for Oaths
  • Advocate in the Republic of Uganda
  • Certified Commercial Arbitrator and Mediator in Uganda
  • East Africa Law Society
  • Uganda Law Society
  • Uganda Association of Prosecutors
  • English
  • Luganda

Emmanuel MUWONGE

Position: 
Principal Associate
Cell: 
+256-781-625588
Telephone: 
+256 - 414- 233770/ 233908

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Emmanuel Muwonge is a Principal Associate working with KATS’ Corporate & Commercial Litigation, Criminal Litigation and Employment & Labour practice areas.

Emmanuel has extensive experience in Corporate & Commercial Law, Employment/labour law, Criminal & Commercial litigation

He usually advises the Government of Uganda, Domestic as well as international organisations and Corporations on the intricate issues in the realm of the legal and regulatory compliance matters relating to: - Commercial contracts, Labour law matters, compliance and risk assessment, as well as contentious and non-contentious commercial disputes.

Sample Transactions

  • In Collaboration with a leading UK multinational law firm, he advised on compliance issues relating to one of the leading Airlines Company operating in Uganda on international and local compliance issues.
  • Advised one of the biggest USAID funded projects in Uganda (PACE) on compliance and regulatory issues in the area of Employment and labour laws and white-collar offences and laws. Emmanuel Saved the Fund Million of Dollars in streamlined activities.
  • Advised on of the biggest Fast Food companies in the world KFC, on the business set up, regularity compliance and Human Resource Manual Development. This was valued at Millions of Dollar Investment in Uganda.  
  • Advised one of Uganda’s leading Television Station, in respect to regulatory compliance with the recently passed communications legislation.
  • Conducted numerous commercial due diligences for a number of national and international financial institutions, horticulture companies, Non-government organisation, telecommunication companies, healthcare organisation and insurance companies.
  • Representing one of Uganda’s biggest Gold mining companies against a hostile takeover by another international Mining Company on unfavourable terms while diffusing threats of licence revocation and cancellation by the national regulator.
  • Representing one of Uganda’s leading petroleum companies in issues of breach of contract, national and international regularity compliance and conveyances.
  •  Emmanuel is an internationally trained expert in Oil and Gas and has advised a wide range of clients including international and local oil companies, government institutions, oil and gas service companies on complex transactions and other intricate issues in the petroleum arena.
  • Emmanuel is a law lecturer in some of the leading Private Universities in Uganda i.e. Kampala International University and Cavendish University of Uganda.

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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.

Get in touch

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