News

09May 2020

A Ugandan law firm has become the first in the country and Africa to launch virtual operations meant to offer clients convenient and unique ways to access legal services through online platforms. Onyango & Co Advocates located on Ggaba road says its virtual operation will enable clients to use technological means to consult online and […]

21Apr 2020

COVID-19 Legal Alert- Employment Introduction It is no news that COVID-19 has rapidly spread across the world with the World Health Organization reporting more than 130,885 deaths globally. In these unprecedented times, how you protect yourself and your business from the legal implication of a virus with no vaccine should be a priority.   The […]

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.

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