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The deputy Head of our Litigation Department was invited to train Nigerian lawyers on criminal prosecutions and trial advocacy. This is an ongoing invitation with more members of the firm sharing experiences with our associates in West Africa.

As part of our strong passion for public interest litigation, two Partners of the firm were part of the organizers and trainers of young lawyers from the East African Region under the theme of protecting natural resources

The Senior Partner was invited to Harare, Zimbabwe for gathering of legal professionals from the Central and Southern African Region. This gathering had a special focus on international best practise for legal accountability for businesses.

The firm has an active probono practice and is interested in worthy causes. The firm was invited by a group of 8 child centered entities to present on the protection of children’s rights. A detailed analysis of all the laws governing children and other vulnerable persons was presented. We continue to maintain contacts with Adoption […]

A group of individuals and organisations, including the Centre for Domestic Violence Prevention, Women’s Organisation Network for Human Rights Advocacy, Prof. Sylvia Tamale, Ms. Sarah Kihika, Ms. Lilian Drabo, Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa, Uganda Health and Science Press Association and Human Rights Network for Journalist Uganda, today filed a Petition […]

African commission on human and peoples’ rights gives positive ruling in communication 431/12 Tomas Kwoyelo vs Uganda The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights during its 55th ordinary session held in Luanda Angola, positively considered admissibility arguments in communication 431/12 Tomas Kwoyelo vs Uganda. Mr Thomas Kwoyelo is represented by Onyango & Company Advocates. […]

Whether onshore or offshore explorers have to focus on the future and in simple terms the future is technology. Innovative use of technology will save the unique, sensitive and ecologically rich Albertine Graben. Our associate’s report – Source: Daily Monitor

(CNN) — Ugandan authorities jailed a British producer for staging without permission a play about the challenges facing homosexuals in the African nation. Homosexual acts are illegal in Uganda, where most gays and lesbians face physical attacks and are treated as social outcasts. The east African nation has made headlines after a parliamentarian introduced an […]

JUSTICE Alfonse Owiny-Dollo of the High Court will on Friday rule whether to allow the July 11, 2010 terror suspects go to the Constitutional Court over their extradition to Uganda. This followed submissions by Senior Principal State Attorney Joan Kagezi , assisted by State Attorney Lino Anguzu. The attorneys strongly opposed the men’s application to […]

Former Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebel commander, Thomas Kwoyelo, was yesterday charged and remanded to Gulu Prison on 53 charges of crimes against humanity in connection with the two-decade bloody civil war which claimed thousands of lives, caused untold suffering and loss of property in northern Uganda. He becomes the first former rebel to face […]