ABMAK Associates

General Business Law Department

Uganda
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What the team is known for Dynamic and well-respected team of attorneys exhibiting significant skill in the energy and natural resources industries, especially the oil and gas sector. The firm also has notable expertise in the telecoms sector, in addition to an impressive reputation for handling tax advisory and defence work.

Strengths Sources laud the "very strong" firm for its "huge momentum" in the oil and gas sector.

Market insiders comment that the "fantastic firm" does "excellent work" in mining and corporate law as well as exhibiting strength in litigation.

Notable practitioners

Sources extol Aisha Naiga for executing "some great energy work," acknowledging her as "very good in corporate law." She is also well regarded for her commercial expertise and her handling of infrastructure and construction projects, particularly on the financing side.

Denis Kusaasira is described by one source as a "major mover" at the Ugandan Bar. An effective lawyer in handling both contentious and non-contentious mandates, he dedicates his practice to the energy, natural resources and infrastructure sectors. One interviewee labelled him as "fantastic in litigation and corporate work."

Festus Akunobera is "recognised as a leading expert in the growing tax sector" according to one source, with another viewing him as "up-and-coming" in the Ugandan legal market. His tax skill set lends itself to a wide range of corporate transactions as well as courtroom advocacy.