Why We Are Different

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 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, IFLR1000: 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 clients’ 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 clients’ needs without compromising on any of our other commitments. Our size also gives our clients the benefit of several lawyers’ 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 lawyers’ qualifications

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

Some of our lawyers are admitted to practice as Attorneys and Counselors at law in New York and others as Barristers in the United Kingdom. Several lawyers have received advanced training from the foremost universities in the world including but not limited to; Harvard, Columbia, Cambridge, London School of Economics etc.

Several of our lawyers worked on major assignments with leading lawyers from most of the leading firms in Europe particularly 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 clients’ inquiries and requirements to ensure overall satisfaction and in all cases meet and exceed our client’s expectations. Suffice it to say, KATS is an extremely efficient Firm, handling all our esteemed client’s matters with speed, efficacy and professionalism.