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.
Uganda, the Pearl of Africa, is one of the fastest-growing economies in Africa. Its growth at an average of 6.5% per year and recent oil and gas discoveries position Uganda as one of the most exciting regions for investment.
Dentons has worked in the region for nearly 20 years and, in November 2019, combined with Kyagaba and Otatiina Advocates to launch in Kampala
The firm is well known for its experienced corporate and finance and gifted and technically sound litigation teams with an unmatched understanding of the regulatory frameworks of the industries in which we practice.
As the only global firm in Uganda that can leverage sector expertise, along with an award-winning referral network of more than 500 firms and technological innovation, we provide clients with a real competitive advantage.
KTA is a member of Amani IP Network, an association of Intellectual Property firms in the region. KTA is best known for its boutique service offering in Banking & Finance, Technology, Media, Telecommunications, Intellectual Property, Project Finance & Construction Law.
KTA advises and represents several local & multinational entities, financial institutions, Governments and regional bodies on issues of policy, regulation, compliance and dispute resolution. Visit us www.ktaadvocates.com
KTA also hosts annual conferences and trainings on technology & Intellectual Property like the Copyright Conference and the Annual Symposium on Technology & Innovation. More at www.symposium-iptech.com
Ligomarc Advocates is a financial and corporate law firm. It advises on asset and liability management instruments; financing in corporations, trade and construction; product development and risk management across East Africa. The Firm has also been engaged in ground breaking court cases in enforcement actions, defective security claims,commercial agreements, asset finance and leasing matters.