Tumusiime, Kabega & Co. is one of the leading Law Firms in the East African region. Practicing in almost all areas of law, the firm has earned the much deserved respect in legal circles for its exceptional achievements since it was founded.
With a team of dedicated, highly skilled and experienced lawyers who have over time gained expertise in various areas of law, the firm has developed a niche in corporate commercial law, banking, finance, construction law, immigration law, tax law, real property law, among others.
Tumusiime, Kabega & Co. has built a loyal and satisfied clientele comprised of multinational corporations, foreign companies, foreign investors, local corporations, foreign governments, banks, among others.
The name of Tumusiime, Kabega & Co. has become synonymous with legal services of the highest caliber and client satisfaction. We draw on our in-depth understanding of the East African business environment and vast experience to provide our clients with solutions to a wide range of legal issues.
Trust Law Chambers is a Rwandan full service law firm that has been providing legal advice to a wide range
of international and local clients since 2004. It has 4 partners, 6 associates and 4 support staff with
qualifications and work experience drawn from both the public and private sectors.
Trust Law Chambers is ranked in the international legal directories such as chambers Global (Tier 1), Legal
500 (Tier 1) and IFLR1000. It has also earned several accolades and various members of the firm have been
recognized individually in Band 1 of international legal directories.
Shonubi, Musoke & Company Advocates is a market leading, dynamic law firm. We transform ideas and knowledge into outcomes that count for our clients, our people and our community. We deliver first-rate thinking and work with our clients to create collectively inventive solutions and generate opportunities. We think outside of the traditional ways of working to achieve the right commercial outcomes and add value to our clients and our people. Attuned to what matters most, we are always actively on ourclients’ side, championing their business, seeing things from their perspective and thinking about every way we can help them to succeed.
Sebalu & Lule is a leading Ugandan business law firm. Founded in 1980, we are one of the oldest and largest law firms in the country. We are a fullservice law practice with expertise in banking and finance, corporate and commercial law,
commercial dispute resolution, capital markets, employment and pensions, energy and oil and
gas, projects and infrastructure, real estate and conveyancing, insolvency and restructuring,
tax and non-profit organisations.
Uniquely positioned as a pioneering commercial legal practice, we have had a varied and
prestigious client base from the very beginning and continue to maintain our position as one
of the leading firms in Uganda. Our clients are leading local and multinational organisations
across the financial services, energy, insurance, telecommunications, construction, private
equity and processing/manufacturing sectors. We also act for industry regulators, international
financiers, the Government and governmental agencies.
Rukangira Law Chambers (RLC) is a law firm established since 1995. RLC is member of The East African Law Society, The International Trademark Association, and Rwanda Bar Association among others. RLC is a dynamic and modern Rwandan Law Firm of competent and professional legal Consultants and Advocates. RLC has gained a reputation over the years and now regarded with high respect for its professional services and continued Attorney-Client relationships. We endeavour to develop close working relationships with our clients and we are committed to serve.
NexLaw is a law firm licensed to practice law in the United Republic of Tanzania.NexLaw is a growing corporate law firm offering a wide range of legal services. The firm is devoted to providing quality and timely professional services to clients. We focus on the clients needs and provide them with services that would assist them in doing their business in a fast changing, competitive and complex business environment.
NexLaw has a highly reputable and experienced team of lawyers specializing in Commercial and Corporate Law, Privatization, Regulatory Issues, Banking & Finance, Capital Markets,Tax, Employment, Immigration, Intellectual Property, Land, Telecom, Energy And Construction Law. NexLaw partners have had experience of advising leading local and international banks and financial institutions, and companies on several high profile transactions, including M&A, privatization and project financing deals in Tanzania.
NexLaw strongly believe in supporting relevant community projects, charities and providing pro bono advice and legal services in specific matters which benefit the needy. In that regard, NexLaw continue to support various charities and social organizations.
Our lawyers also serve on various committees for social and charitable organisations. NexLaw continually support many of our client’s charitable events and functions.
Our firm’s modus operandi is pro environment and members of the firm believe in green practice and environmental protection and conservation
MRB ATTORNEYS is one of the reputable law firms in Rwanda and the
Partners have long experience in legal practice and legal academia spanning
several years. They have worked as advocates, State Attorneys, consultants
and advisors for government, intergovernmental agencies, international
organizations, companies, banks and other corporate clientele in and outside
Rwanda. In addition, most of them possess advanced degrees in law (LL.M) and
tailored trainings in Arbitration, mediation legal and legislative drafting and
Insolvency. We always strive to meet the expectations of our clients, which
include corporates from all the commercial and industrial sectors, trade bodies
and NGos. We provide them with the highest-quality advice and legal insight,
with in-depth local expertise.
MRB is part of an expanding network throughout Africa. Through this network,
the firm has formed a number of alliances with other law firms’ practicing in
Africa and other jurisdictions with a subsequent view of establishing a single
African Law firm with global links all over the world. Our firm is multilingual
where most of our staff is fluent in English, French, Swahili… allowing our
clients to always benefit from our services where these official languages of
Rwanda and East Africa are used.
MMAKS Advocates is a leading law firm in Uganda, formed by the ground-breaking merger of three
respected law firms with well-developed client bases. The firm specialises in the fields of corporate
and commercial law, with particular expertise in energy, oil and gas, project and infrastructure,
mining, banking and finance, real estate, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, private equity,
general corporate, investment and regulatory advisory across the different business sectors.
MMAKS also has teams specializing and fully dedicated to litigation, alternative dispute resolution,
debt recovery, real estate, banking and finance, employment and intellectual property.
Based in Kigali, M. ABAYO LAW FIRM is a recommended Law Firm with a long and successful track record of offering high quality legal services to a wide range of clients including individuals with an overwhelming focus to business entities. The strategic and easily accessible location of the Law Firm enables its clients to easily access other legal services providing institutions including but not limited to the Registrar General’s office for companies and intellectual property registration, the Supreme Court of Rwanda, the National Public Prosecution Authority, the Ministry of Justice, the Parliament, the National Land Center and Notary Offices.
Services of M. ABAYO LAW FIRM are not only recognized in Rwanda but also regionally as the firm has collaboration with other famous and leading Law Firms in the East African Region which enables the firm to offer a variety of legal services in the region. The Law Firm discharges its responsibilities with the intervention of experienced advocates based in the firm both enrolled with Rwanda Bar Association and the East African Law Society (EALS) with the ability to work in either of the Official Languages (English, French and Kinyarwanda) depending on the client’s choice.
M. ABAYO LAW FIRM serves national, regional and international clients and complies with regulations of the Rwanda Bar Association and East African Law Society. We have won many complex and desperate cases in the Supreme Court and other courts.
Lex Chambers is one of the Rwanda’s leading Law firms based in the country’s capital city of Kigali. It serves its clients with unrivaled legal services in transaction, corporate and litigation. At Lex Chambers, we work closely with our clients to provide the best practical solutions that deliver client’s desired outcome possible.
We are a full service Law Firm with expertise in commercial, transactions, and commercial & employment litigations. Trsnsactions include Floatation and acquisition of companies, mergers and de-mergers, Liquidation and insolvency, Licensing, Local and international trade transactions, Procurement of goods and services, Civil matters such as litigation, corporate restructuring claims, professional negligence, property conveyance , unfair competition, construction, financial fraud, expropriation, taxation, employment. We also handle Criminal cases for our corporate clients.
Being in a services industry, we work with each client throughout the engagement to ensure that our staffing, strategy, and procedures are designed to yield the satisfying results of our clients. We negotiate and facilitate transactions for our clients, merging and acquisitions
KSMO Advocates is a full service Commercial law ﬁrm providing legal advice
and advisory services to a wide international and local clientele. We have ﬁve
partners and a distinguished consultant, supported by well trained attorneys
with excellent academic and professional experience in legal practice.
Our team is resolutely dedicated to delivering excellence, while remaining
ﬁrmly focused on our vision of being the leading provider of corporate and
commercial legal services in Uganda which keeps pace with the demands of
the business community we represent.
Our ﬁrm renders legal services to a reputable clientele which includes several
domestic and international ﬁnancial institutions, telecommunication companies,
manufacturers and industrialists, local and international investors,oil and gas companies, non-governmental organisations as well as individuals in public and private business.
It’s a given that our clients expect us to know the law and to apply it eﬀectively.
We do not only oﬀer legal solutions to our clients, but in addition we oﬀer both
business and strategic solutions making us business and strategic advisers.
Our Firm boasts of some of the most talented, highly qualified and experienced advocates in
Uganda many of whom have received advanced legal training in the world’s leading law schools
and several are licensed to practice both in Uganda and in New York and the United Kingdom. Three
of our Partners have received international recognition by the Chambers and Partners Global Guide to
the World’s Leading Lawyers: 2008-17 Editions as leaders in Uganda with the two senior Partners
particularly identified in the category of “Senior Statesmen”. Our lawyers therefore have the unique
capability to handle matters in a manner that incorporates and balances legal considerations in various jurisdictions and this has cemented our strong reputation in the legal industry as the premier breeding ground for top quality legal practitioners in Uganda.
“In a legal marketing world that is literally awash in gratuitous and duplicative listings, pay-for-plays, unresearched ratings, rankings and scams – over 900 at last count – there are innumerable ways for lawyers and marketing departments to waste their time and money.
Amid the confusion and noise, there are only a few islands of sanity and dependability left. Among those Chambers and Partners stands out for its comprehensive view of the marketplace, depth and quality of research, and commitment to reporting integrity.
To be sure, there is time and effort involved in our commitment to Chambers, but this is work that both our attorneys and marketers undertake willingly because Chambers commands clout and credibility with key clients.”
Kampala Associated Advocates (KAA) is one of the leading full service law firms in East Africa. With over 40 staff: a total of 18 lawyers, 1 senior consultant and 15 support staff, KAA is one of the largest legal practices in Uganda.
The firm has, for the last several years, enjoyed the distinction of handling the largest transactions and litigation matters. Kampala Associated Advocates provides a strong balance of international as well as local expertise. The partners and lawyers at Kampala Associated Advocates have on several occasions acted on behalf of private companies, multinational companies, banks, and the Government of Uganda in handling several legal matters. KAA has formal associations with Dentons (www.dentons.com) and Simmons & Simmons
(www.simmons-simmons). These associations offer the firm international support from time to time as and when the need arises.
They also afford the firm access to law firms in South Sudan, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, Algeria, Burundi, Egypt, Ghana, Libya,
Mauritius, Nigeria, South Africa, Botswana, Namibia and Zambia thus its clients are guaranteed the highest standard of legal
representation as they conduct and arrange their business affairs in the emerging and dynamic African market.
FOUNTAIN ADVOCATES is a Rwandan Law firm Law Firm made up of Professional Partnership founded
by John Bosco BUGINGO and Dr. Didas Muganga KAYIHURA. Having established ourselves as one of
the most respected law firms in Rwanda, we embarked on a strategic focus in our offerings specializing in
Corporate Advisory services, Strategic Business Advice and Structuring as well as Litigation & Dispute
Resolution. As a firm constitutes of more than ten Associates, Consultant and Research Assistants, we
confidently rely on experienced attorneys with vast experience as practitioners for the past decade
making it one of the leading Law Firms in Rwanda. The firm boasts of reliable team of business advisors
and litigants. It brings together practitioners of law, law Lecturers, researchers, trainers and
academicians capable of making a change in clients’ business by meeting their daily expectations.
peace of mind
What matters in today’s business environment are fast turnaround times and cost-effective solutions. ENSafrica is Africa’s largest law firm, with over 600 practitioners, and 100 years of experience in high-level, complex commercial work. The firm’s focus is on “what’s best for the client” and striving for excellence, in both offering and service. ENSafrica is committed to providing clients with cost-effective outcomes by ensuring work is done at the right level, and in the manner that best suits clients’ preferences and pricing structures.
While many recognise the unique opportunities for trade, investment and growth that Africa represents, predicting in-country and across region risks is not easy, particularly given the rate of exponential change impacting multiple indicators, whether economic, political, technological or social. ENSafrica is an independent law firm with fully integrated offices across Southern, West and East Africa and Mauritius. The firm offers clients many years’ accumulated know-how and solid experience, whether doing business in-country or cross-continent, helping to minimise risk and leverage business opportunities across Africa.
ENSafrica has lawyers qualified to practise English, French and OHADA law, as well as practitioners who are fluent in African and international languages, including Mandarin, Cantonese, French and Portuguese. The firm also has dedicated China and India practice groups, which focus on the African strategies of these countries.
Through the financial services centre of Mauritius, ENSafrica also offers a unique possibility to integrate all aspects of structuring clients’ investments in relation to all commercial areas of law, tax, IP and fiduciary.
proven track record
“It is comforting to know that when the going gets tough, these individuals will come to your aid at the shortest possible notice.” – Chambers Global Guide
“ENSafrica’s lawyers give ‘no-nonsense advice’ … have ‘unparalleled knowledge of the region’.” – The Legal 500
“The firm works seamlessly throughout [its offices], and can serve its clients across the continent with a one firm approach. … They are dedicated to both the client and the task at hand.” – IFLR1000
“Clients observe that ‘they respond quickly and take their work seriously’ and appreciate that ‘they are flexible and professional, and have very good knowledge of the local market’.” – Chambers Global Guide
CRB AFRICA LEGAL is a corporate law firm based in Dar es salaam, Tanzania. It was founded in February 2009 originally under the name of CRB ATTORNEYS which was later renamed to its current name, CRB AFRICA LEGAL.
It celebrated its eighth anniversary in February 2017 and it enjoys a place among the top ranking reputable providers of corporate legal services in Tanzania. Witness to this are the rankings which the firm has been scoring annually in various prestigious international directories, key among them can be seen under awards and recognitions section.
The firm is duly registered and licenced as a partnership under the laws of Tanzania. CRB AFRICA LEGAL has a professional indemnity cover of USD 2 million issued by a reputable insurer in Tanzania.
CM Advocates LLP aspires to be the premier legal, company secretarial and business advisory firm in Kenya and within the East Africa Community (EAC) Members states, by providing our customers with a one-stop-shop for their legal and business advisory needs and a world-class customer experience.
In order to achieve our aspirations, we work directly or in collaboration with other like-minded professional service firms and persons within our market niche in order to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers. As our vision suggests, our unique selling proposition is that we add value to our customer, protect their interests in the best possible way and assist to succeed. We believe that we can only succeed and grow as a firm only when the same happens to our clients. Most importantly, all interactions and relationships with our customers are shaped by our values which include; professionalism, respect, commitment, excellent service, speed and integrity.
The firm’s clientele is both local and international, and cross-cutting across various sectors of our economy. Our clients include banks and financial institutions, manufacturing concerns, real estate developers, government corporations, religious and charitable organizations, small and medium sized businesses, individual clients and other enterprises.
To remain on the cutting edge, CM Advocates LLP fosters a working environment that puts emphasis on respect for diversity, team work, continuous learning, knowledge sharing and peer review amongst its professional team of lawyers. This has enabled the firm to curve a niche in the existing as well as new or emerging branches or areas of law.
Bowmans is a leading Pan-African law firm. Our track record of providing specialist legal services, both domestic and cross-border, in the fields of corporate law, banking and finance law and dispute resolution, spans over a century.
With six offices in 4 African countries and over 400 specialised lawyers, we are differentiated by our geographical reach, independence and the quality of legal services we provide.
We draw on our unique knowledge of the African business environment and in-depth understanding of the socio-political climate to advice clients on a wide range of legal issues. Our aim is to assist our clients in achieving their objectives as smoothly and efficiently as possible while minimising the legal and regulatory risks.
We are well known for complex litigation and arbitration matters. Our lawyers have prosecuted and defended actions before various courts and tribunals involving intellectual property, defamation, telecommunications, construction, energy, employment, product liability, banking and finance, judicial, administrative and constitutional law, real estate, public procurement, insurance, tax, international arbitration and international criminal.
Our lawyers have also been involved in a myriad of pro bono work. We look for opportunities to make the biggest impact and for the effects of our pro bono work to ripple through the communities we serve to the heart of our societal problems.
We are proud to be regarded as one of the pre-eminent dispute resolution teams in Africa, proactive in resolving disputes in the best interest of our clients, emphasising the need to be efficient and expedient in the chosen course of action. We are well placed to offer clients outstanding legal advice and provide professional and efficient legal service, whether in a court room, arbitration, tribunal hearing or other dispute resolution forum. Our clients reap the benefit of our considerable knowledge, experience and intense personal investment. We are tenacious in investigating clients’ cases and creative in development of strategies carefully designed to protect their business interests.
Our clients include corporates, multinationals and state-owned enterprises across a range of industry sectors as well as financial institutions and governments.
As a result of our extensive expertise, we are highly-ranked in major international legal directories such as Chambers Global, Legal 500, and IFLR 1000. We have been named African Legal Adviser by DealMakers for the last three consecutive years. Legal 500 (2017) commend us for having “an impressive record in commercial, energy, employment and IP litigation, as well as growing capabilities in international arbitration and ADR.”
Birungyi, Barata& Associates is a Commercial Law and Tax consultancy firm with its offices at Plot 14 Archer Road, Kololo in Kampala.
At present, we have seven partners/consultants with excellent academic and professional qualifications. They all hold vital hands-on experience – having worked as legal advisers and/or tax experts in large public and private sector enterprises. They are committed to the firm’s primary objective of providing responsive, result-oriented and highly skilled Legal Finance and Tax advisory services.
THE FIRM’S PHILOSOPHY
We aim at being a one-stop-centre for Legal, Business and Tax consultancy services. The firm aims at providing legal, business and tax advice/training, which is well informed, technically sound, well presented, and works for business.
Primarily, we advocate for conflict prevention as opposed to conflict resolution through alternative dispute resolution, i.e. negotiations, mediation, information, conciliation and arbitration and most importantly by providing our clients with timely and correct advice.
The firm does have an advice and highly skilled litigation department that guarantees effective representation in the event of conflict.
Our overreaching aim is to provide good value for money to our clients.