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Firm Profile

Kateera & Kagumire Advocates

Firm Profile

Kampala

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  • PO Box 7026, 10th Floor
  • Tall Towers, Crested Towers Building
  • Plot 16/17 Hennington Road
  • Kampala
  • Central Region
  • Uganda

Firm profile submitted by Kateera & Kagumire Advocates

Managing Partners: Yusufu Kagumire
Number of partners: 5
Number of lawyers: 12
Languages: English, Swahili


Kateera & Kagumire Advocates (formerly Hunter &Greig, Advocates) is the oldest and one of the leading law firms in Uganda. Forover a century, the firm has established a multi-disciplinary professional practice, combining its legal expertise withother corporate advisory services to provide its clients with truly unique and highly specialized solutions.
The firm is a member of TAGLaw, an international alliance of independent Law firms that gives its clients access to quality legal representation from over 155 law firms with 9,400 lawyers with 328 offices in 90 countries worldwide.
The level of expertise in the business is reflected by the clients that choose to be represented by the firm, and the transactions in which it has acted over the years. The firm is instructed to act for many of the multinational corporations,international agencies, embassies and parastatalorganisations operating within and outside Uganda.



Banking & Finance
:
The firm has over 50 years’ experience in advisingbanking/ financial institutions in Uganda, drafting, perfection and registration of security documents, foreclosure, arranging and negotiating syndicated loanfacilities, advising on security sharing agreements, advising on debt-equity swaps, advising on InitialPublic Offers (IPOs), Note Issuances and Bonus Issues of shares.
Key Clients: Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited, Bank of Baroda(U) Ltd, Uganda Development Bank Limited, Exim Bank, United Bank for Africa, Bank of India (U) Limited, United Bank of Africa(U)Limited, ABC Capital Bank(U) Limited, and Uganda Bankers’ Association.
Contact: John F. Kanyemibwa
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Noel Muhangi
Email: [email protected]

Energy Sector:
Negotiation of power supply agreements and power purchase agreements, advising on the acquisitionof way leaves for power line construction, legal due diligence and advisory on Hydro Electric power damconstruction projects, advising on power supplylicenses and advising on sector regulatory compliance.
Key Clients: Uganda Electricity Board (in Liquidation), Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited, Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited, Uganda Electricity Regulatory Authority.
Contact: Dennis L. Wamala
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Pope Ahimbisibwe
Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property:
Registration of Trademarks, Patents, Copyrights andutility models, perfection and recording of assignments, opposition of registration of infringing and counterfeit marks.
Key corporate entities associated with the firm include: E-bay, Pfizer Inc., Daimler Inc, General MotorsLLC, Hyundai Motor Corporation, Merck KG&A, AirFrance, Alpherma LLC, BASF AG, Hoffman La-RocheAG, Phillip Morris International, Exon Mobile, Johnson& Johnson, Astra Zeneca.
Contact: Yusufu Kagumire
Email: [email protected]
Contact: John F. Kanyemibwa
Email: [email protected]

Conveyancing & Real Estate:
Negotiating real estate sale and purchase transactions, transfer of certificates of title, conversions of tenures for real estate, drafting, registration and perfection of leases and licences, registration of easements, andcondominium property rights and titles.
Key Clients: Uganda Property Holdings Limited, Mitchell Cotts (U) Limited, Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited, Uganda ElectricityBoard (in Liquidation), Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited, Uganda Railways Corporation Limited, Stanbic Bank (U) Limited, EleQtra (Infraco) Limited, Lake Albert Infrastructure Services Limited. Contact: Yusufu Kagumire
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Pope Ahimbisibwe
Email: [email protected]

Tax Advisory:
Objections to Corporate tax assessments and generallegal tax advisory services.
Key Clients: Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited,Uganda Railways Corporation, US DefenseSystems LLP, G4S Security Systems Limited, Bank of Baroda (U) Limited
Contact: John F. Kanyemibwa
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Dennis L Wamala
Email: [email protected]

Public Private Partnerships:
Legal advisory on the structuring and implementation of Public Private Partnership Agreements, negotiation of, and preparation/drafting of public private partnership agreements.
Key Clients: Uganda Railways Corporation (Kenya– Uganda Joint Railway Concession), Kalangala Infrastructure Services Limited, Uganda ElectricityTransmission Company Limited, EleQtra (Infraco)Limited, Lake Albert Infrastructure Services Limited.
Contact: Noel Muhangi
Email: [email protected]

Labour Pension & Employment:
Legal advisory on labour related matters, advising oncorporate human resource restructuring and severance arising out of the privatization of public corporations and de-regularisation of corporate enterprises, legal advisory on pensions, provident funds and negotiationof retirement and terminal benefits.
Contact: John F. Kanyemibwa
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Noel Muhangi
Email: [email protected]

Litigation & Arbitration:
Defense of intellectual property and related rights,recoveries, labour disputes, international trade disputes,disputes arising out of probate trusts and family law, energy disputes, land/ real estate disputes, insurance claims, commercial mediation/arbitration, tax disputes, and general commercial/civil litigation.
Contact: John F. Kanyemibwa
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Pope Ahimbisibwe
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Dennis L Wamala
Email: [email protected]
Key Clients: Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited, Bank of Baroda (U) Ltd, Uganda Development Bank Limited, UnitedBank for Africa, Bank of India, ABC Capital Bank (U) Limited, Imperial Bank (U) Limited, The Uganda Bankers’ Association, Uganda Electricity Board (in Liquidation), Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited and Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited, Uganda Electricity Regulatory Authority, Uganda RailwaysCorporation, Uganda National Roads Authority, National Social Security Fund, Makerere University,Church of Uganda, Medical Research Council/ Uganda Virus Research Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, Management Training and Advisory Centre, Brussels Airlines, Swedish International DevelopmentAgency (SIDA), The Swedish Embassy, Hashi Energy, Gulf Energy, Oilcom, Synergy Oils Limited, Entrepose Projects, G4S Security Solutions limited, Mitchell Cotts (U) Limited.

Branches

  • PO Box 7026, 10th Floor,
  • Tall Towers, Crested Towers Building,
  • Plot 16/17 Hennington Road,
  • Kampala,
  • Central Region
  • Uganda
  • Tel +256 414 234483/4/5
  • Fax +256 41 234 4486
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Website : www.kateeraandkagumire.com