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29Mar 2017

We recently assisted with complex negotiation support services to a multinational construction company contracted to build over 300km of roads in Eastern DRC, drainage systems and road design. We also prepared comprehensive contract and agreements package covering different aspects of this transaction. The team led by the managing partner is also contracted to advise on […]

29Mar 2017

Our entertainment practice team recently assisted in the successful production of a movie shot in Uganda. We handled contract negotiations for actors, advice on site locations, regulatory approvals, immigration work for foreign crew, tax liability exposure advice, tax planning, prepared numerous contracts and agreements, advice on intellectual property, companies law in Uganda.

05Sep 2016

Impact of NGO Act 2016 (“the Act”) on your operations   Dear Esteemed Client, It is estimated that there were about 13,000 NGOs in Uganda as at July 2015. Ugandan law had gaps in dealing with the registration status of NGOs. By way of a statutory instrument, the NGO Act 2016 came into force on […]

18Mar 2016

Following an invitation by the Uganda Institute of Professional Engineers (UIPE), part of the team from our firm presented on negligence in the Construction Industry. Numerous areas on construction law were tackled. The UIPE aims to initiate research programs and to cooperate with government, private research institutions and individuals to promote engineering research and technology. […]

09Mar 2016

The Rotary Club invited the partners of our firm to present on the growing role of China as an infrastructure financier of Africa. During the interaction, the Head of the infrastructure Practice discussed the challenges and opportunities of Chinese investment in Africa.

04Feb 2016

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.

04May 2015

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.

04Mar 2015

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 […]

30Jul 2014

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 […]

28Jun 2014

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. […]

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