We are different because of the way we treat you, our clients, and the effort we take to ensure that we provide solution oriented advice for all your needs.

Our Firm presents a number of strengths that guarantee that we will be able to provide the best quality services to clients in a timely and cost efficient manner:

Our reputation

KATS has nearly fifty (50) years’ experience in providing world class legal advisory services and has been internationally recognized year after year as the number one law firm in Uganda by Chambers and Partners Global Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers, IFLR 1000: Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms and the Legal 500.  

Our size

The Firm is the largest in Uganda and we dedicate all the considerable and combined manpower and technology resources to our client’s work. Our size enables us to afford each client personal attention and ensures that there is always a lawyer available at any time to respond to our client’s needs without compromising on any of our other commitments. Our size also gives our clients the benefit of several lawyer’s experience in approaching any of their assignments and this guarantees significant cost savings owing to economies of scale.

Our global network

KATS is proudly a member of the LexAfrica network, which is a network of leading law firms in Africa. LexAfrica was founded in 1993, has twenty eight (28) African countries and is rated by Chambers and Partners Global Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers as a leading law firm network. This healthy collaboration and continuing relationship with leading professionals within and outside Uganda has greatly enhanced the quality of our services to our clients and significantly improved the Firm’s professional profile and the talents of its lawyers.

Our vast experience

Since 1969, KATS has accumulated tremendous experience in all aspects of law practice in Uganda and we therefore have the knowledge, resources and experience to provide our clients with practical and problem solving advice on any transaction they may require. The combined experience and reputation of our partners is a great asset to the Firm as well as to our clients.

Our lawyer’s qualifications

KATS' lineup of lawyers is formidable, the Firm has cream of the country. Our lawyers have the prerequisite credentials, skills and experience to afford our clients unparalleled legal advice and attention.

Three (3) of our lawyers are admitted to practice law in New York and one (1) as a Barrister in the United Kingdom. Several lawyers have received advanced training from the foremost universities in the world including but not limited to; Harvard University, Columbia University, Cambridge University, University of Belfast, Wolverhampton University, London School of Economics, University of Houston, University of Melbourne, Leicester University, Boston University, Pepperdine University and Northeastern University.

Several of our lawyers worked on major assignments with leading lawyers from most of the leading firms in Europe particulalry the magic circle firms, USA, South Africa, Asia and most of the leading firms in East Africa. Several of our lawyers have also participated in secondments and practical training fellowships at other leading law firms in Europe, USA and South Africa including but not limited to Slaughter & May, Hogan Lovells, Eversheds and Doughty Street Chambers.

Our professional standards

Only the very best will do! KATS insists on the highest professional standards in handling all of our assignments. It has been our bedrock principle to offer all our clients very good value for their money and we make no compromises to our professional standards in this regard. Our lawyers take great care to be responsive to our client’s inquiries and requirements to ensure overall satisfaction and in all cases meet and exceed our client’s expectations. Suffice to say, KATS is an extremely efficient Firm, handling all our esteemed client’ smatters with speed, efficacy and professionalism.


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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.

Get in touch

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