To be the “go-to” law firm for our clients’ most important matters in East Africa.
⦿ Founded in 1969. We are celebrating 50 years of providing world class legal and advisory services in 2019!
⦿ Founding Partners are John W. Katende and Prof. Frederick Ssempebwa.
⦿ Uganda’s largest and leading law firm. Over sixty (60) full time legal and support staff
⦿ Full service law firm providing all legal and advisory services categorised under: Transactional & Advisory, Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Business Support and Pro bono.
⦿ Internationally ranked as the number one law firm in Uganda year after year 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 premier benchmark league tables for lawyers worldwide.
⦿ Unparalleled client roster. Our major clientele comprise of major international and local corporations, financial institutions, the Government of Uganda and other nations, non-governmental organisations, airlines, oil companies, insurance companies, cutting edge technology firms, most of the prominent individuals in the nation’s economy and other sectors.
⦿ Member of LEXAfrica – Africa’s first and largest Legal Alliance comprising of over five hundred (500) lawyers in twenty eight (28) jurisdictions across Africa.
⦿ Boasts of talented, highly qualified and experienced lawyers some of whom, uniquely in this market :
¤ Recognized as market leaders in their areas of expertise and specialization.
¤ Are dual qualified and licensed to practice in the State of New York, London and across East Africa.
¤ Graduated from some of the world’s leading law schools including Harvard, Columbia, Cambridge, London School of Economics etc.
¤ Have had practical legal training at other world renown international firms like Slaughter & May, Hogan Lovells, Eversheds, Doughty Street Chambers, Covington & Burling and Morse, Barnes-Brown Pendleton.