Revocation of withholding VAT

The requirement to withhold Value Added Tax (VAT) by persons designated under Legal Notice No.12 of 2018 (The Value Added Tax (Designation of Tax Witholding Agents) Notice, 2018) has been revoked. Read More...

Divorce in Uganda: Is your spouse entitled to 50% of your assets?

Divorce is, essentially, the legal dissolution of a marriage by a court. There are myriad reasons why people divorce (not the subject of this article). There are also innumerable misconceptions about division of assets during divorce. Read More...

KATS named top law firm in Uganda by Kyamutetera

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. Read More...

Alice appointed Desmond Tutu Fellow

In April 2018, Alice Namuli Blazevic, an Associate Partner at KATS attended The African Leadership Institute’s flagship programme, Read More....

Baati at Slaughter & May EXPLORE program

In April 2018, Baati Katende, KATS Senior Associate, participated in a three-week EXPLORE placement program hosted by Slaughter and May at their London Office. Read More....

KATS Founding Partners appointed Senior Counsel

Congratulations are in order for our beloved Senior and Founding Partners, John Katende and Professor Edward Ssempebwa! They were granted the special rank of Senior Counsel by the Uganda Law Society on the 28th March, 2018. . Read More....

3 KATS lawyers ranked by Chambers 2018

We are delighted to announce that Chambers and Partners Global Guide to the World’s Leading Law Firms (the most renowned legal directory in the world) has released its’ global legal rankings. Three practitioners on the KATS team were acknowledged: Read More....

KATS ranked as Band 1 Firm by Chambers - 2018

Chambers and Partners Global Guide to the World’s Leading Law Firms released their Global Legal rankings. Read More....


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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    P.O.Box 2344, Kampala
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