ABMAK is a leading Ugandan law firm that specialises in advising clients on commercial, transactional and regulatory matters in oil and gas, mining and metals, power and electricity and infrastructure projects in Uganda. ABMAK also has a strong tax practice, providing planning and structuring advice to clients, and a well-established litigation and dispute resolution practice and employment and immigration practice.
ABMAK has specialist experienced lawyers that have advised clients on some of the most complex and strategically important large-scale projects in Uganda. ABMAK clients include multinational project sponsors and developers, financiers, contractors, funds and state-owned enterprises.
ABMAK's key clients include TotalEnergies EP Uganda, TotalEnergies East Africa Midstream, Schlumberger, McDermott, East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) Ltd, ARPE Limited managed by Berkeley Energy, Kikagati Power Company Limited, SENOK Wind Uganda Limited, CFAO Motors Uganda Limited (Toyota), McDermott, East African Medical Vitals Limited, RIC Energy, METKA EGN, Airswift Uganda, HMH Rainbow Limited, Schlumberger Oilfield Eastern Limited, Schlumbeger Uganda SMC Limited, Monetix GmbH, Woodcross Resources, Cotton On Foundation and Premier Credit Uganda Limited.
Ortus Advocates is a full-service corporate and commercial law firm in Uganda. The firm is part of the Ortus Africa brand, a professional services firm bringing together resources with a wealth of experience and knowledge in law, tax and business advisory services.
Our key practice areas include corporate, mergers & acquisitions, banking and finance, capital markets, project finance, project development, oil & gas, tax, and business rescue, restructuring & insolvency. Our lawyers have a unique understanding of Uganda’s political, economic, regulatory, and legal environment. With a team of over 20 lawyers we confidently guide both local and international clients across a range of industry sectors in execution of complex and innovative transactions and disputes.
The firm also boasts of a dedicated China practice bolstered by our alliance with the Yingke Law which focuses largely on matters born of the commercial expansion of those countries’ interests in Africa.
We are very active in the fintech and innovative ecosystem of Uganda. Through our partnership with the Innovation Village, Ortus Advocates is at the forefront of the innovation and acceleration industry in Uganda.
Founded in 1969 by John W. Katende and Prof. Frederick Ssempebwa, we are Uganda’s largest and leading law firm. Over sixty (60) full time legal and support staff. We are a full-service law firm providing all legal and advisory services categorised under: Transactional & Advisory, Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Business Support and Pro bono.
We have an uunparalleled client roster. Our major clientele comprises of major international and local corporations, financial institutions, the Government of Uganda and other nations, non-governmental organisations, airlines, oil companies, insurance companies, cutting edge technology firms, most of the prominent individuals in the nation’s economy and other sectors.
We are a member of LEX Africa – Africa’s first and largest Legal Alliance comprising of over six hundred (600) lawyers in twenty-five (25) jurisdictions across Africa.
We boast of talented, highly qualified and experienced lawyers some of whom, uniquely in this market with some recognized as market leaders in their areas of expertise and specialization, are dual qualified and licensed to practice in the State of New York, London and across East Africa, graduated from some of the world’s leading law schools including Harvard, Columbia, Cambridge, London School of Economics etc, and have had practical legal training at other world renown international firms like Slaughter & May, Hogan Lovells, Eversheds, Doughty Street Chambers, Covington & Burling and Morse, Barnes-Brown Pendleton.
MMAKS Advocates is a leading specialised full service law firm in Kampala with a longstanding reputation of quality and excellence. It is one of the largest firms in Uganda, with a total of 29 proficiently trained lawyers and a total support staff complement of 35. The firm combines a well-established litigation practise and commercial transactional practise. MMAKS is a member of Africa Legal Network, a leading independent alliance of top tier African law firms. MMAKS is also a member of the Employment Law Alliance and First Law International.