Arthur K. Ssempebwa

Arthur K. Ssempebwa



+256-414-233770 / 233908

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    • London School of Economics – Master of Laws (LL.M) – 2002
    • Makerere University – Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) (Hons) – 1999
    • Editor of the Makerere University Law Journal
    • Law Development Center – Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice – 2001


    • Notary Public
    • Commissioner for oaths
    • Advocate in the Republic of Uganda

    Countries In Which Practiced

    • Uganda


    • International Bar Association
    • East Africa Law Society
    • Uganda Law Society


    • English
    • Luganda

    Arthur is a Partner at the Firm in the Commercial and Corporate and Litigation departments.

    He has over 23 years’ experience in legal practice and is the Firm’s point man in the Banking & Finance Department. His practice encompasses the areas of Banking & Finance, Commercial lending, Loan Facility documentation/reviews, Banking Litigation, Corporate Insolvency & Bankruptcy, Recoveries and Negotiable Instrument Law.

    With the rapidly evolving legal regime in  the Banking, Finance and Insolvency sector, Arthur ensures that his clients are adequately prepared for any legal issues that might arise and are routinely updated about any changes in the Industry.

    Arthur’s clientele include Commercial Banks, Development banks, Financial and Credit institutions, Real Estate Management Companies and Industry Regulators.

    Sample Professional Accolades

    Chambers and Partners Global Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers

    Arthur Ssempebwa is highlighted for his experience, being particularly well versed in assisting banks with finance mandates. His client base notably includes banks and other credit institutions.

    Chambers and Partners Global Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers 2024 Edition

    • In the 2014 Edition, it was stated that “up-and-coming Partner Arthur Ssempebwa’s workload covers Banking, Real Estate and Insolvency law.”
    • In the 2013 Edition, it was stated that “Arthur Ssempebwa is a new entry this year, having received recognition for his hard work and the practical nature of his advice.”

    Sample Transactions

    Commercial Litigation

    Banking & Finance

    • Represented Muhlbauer GMBH in a dispute involving Euros 640 Million, the National Security Information Service with the Government of Uganda.
    • Represented Trade and Development Bank (TDB) in a commercial dispute involving a loan facility with Concorp International to the tune of USD 1 Million.
    • Represented TDB in a commercial dispute involving a loan facility to Eritrea Foam Ltd and Securities to East African Foam Ltd to the tune of USD 7 Million.
    • Advisor to TDB in relation to a multi-million dollar syndicated loan facility to Uganda Telecom Limited.
    • Advisor to TDB in relation to the multi-million dollar receivership of Alpha Biotec Limited.
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