On the 21st of June, 2018, KATS was named the top law firm in Uganda by Kyamutetera Holdings in partnership with the CEO Magazine and the Firm Limited – a communications firm in the country.

There are seven hundred and seventy four (774) law firms approved by the Law Council to offer legal services in Uganda, as at 20th September, 2017. Of those firms, Kyamutetera compiled a list of the top 25 firms in Uganda.

The criteria for determining the ranking of the law firms by Kyamutetera was:

  • The age and experience of the firm
  • The number of lawyers
  • The experience, influence and impact of the firm’s senior partners
  • Diversity of practice areas
  • Nature of clients and assignments handled
  • The firm’s affiliations to global law firms
  • Accolades and awards won by the firm by IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate Guide, Chambers and Partners: Global Guide to the world’s leading lawyers for business, the Legal 500 EMEA 2018.
  • The revenues of the firms
  • Professional input from at least 10 top lawyers

Based on the aforementioned benchmarks, Katende Ssempebwa emerged the top law firm in the country.


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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 nine (49) 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
  • +256 - 414 - 233770/ 233908
  • kats@kats.co.ug