Legal Practice

Legal Practice

The firm has proven experience and expertise in banking law and regulation. Major banking work undertaken by the firm includes legal advisory, licensing/regulation of banks and other financial institutions, preparation and review of loan agreements, mortgages, debentures/floating charges, guarantee and related loan collateral documentation, foreclosure, hire purchase and leasing, collateral management, receivership and liquidation.

The commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) section handles all aspects of mainstream commercial litigation and ADR work including arbitration work. The section is headed by John B. Kabandize and Patrick Alunga Alvarez both of whom have many years of commercial litigation and ADR experience. Diverse litigation and ADR work is undertaken by the firm in Magistrates courts, the High Court, Court of Appeal and the Supreme. The majority of the work undertaken in this area relates to major contract disputes arising from road construction and other major projects, banking, insurance and other commercial law practice areas.

The firm handles all aspects of insurance law including review of insurance policies, insurance company regulation, claims processing and insurance litigation. The firm currently handles litigation on behalf of a number of insurance companies as well as corporate and individual clients seeking to enforce payments and under insurance policies.

Our tax practice is headed by Absalom Mubangizi who holds a Master of Laws degree (LL.M) specializing in tax law. Our tax practice covers tax planning, tax disputes, litigation and settlement. We handle tax litigation before the Tax Appeals Tribunal and the High Court. Our approach is to prosecute tax disputes timely and ensure that our clients pay only tax that is legally due.

The firm also undertakes general legal practice work including labour/employment law, family law, immigration, wills and estate planning and other non-commercial practice areas.