Bowmans

General Business Law Department

Uganda
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Overview

We are known for delivering specialised legal services in Uganda and have extensive experience advising and acting for clients on complex and large-scale transactions. 

We are the go to legal partners for technology companies, especially multinationals entering Uganda. 

We are the market leader in Governance Compliance and Investigations. In this regard we have harnessed our pan- African form and adopted the assistance of the Bowmans South Africa office. 

We handle the biggest volume of IP litigation in Uganda with marked success, of about 90%. The figure includes cases where we have initiated the litigation and those were we have been asked to take over as Counsel.

We have advised a number of international clients on trademark registrations and protection including Johnson and Johnson, Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, CO-RO A/S and Ubuntu Capital.

We advise on large acquisitions and due diligence and advised on a transaction which entailed the acquisition of the entire share capital of Sadolin Uganda Limited a leading paint company registered in Uganda, Kenya and Burundi.

Of our knowledge in the projects and infrastructure sector, for example we handled environmental matters such as Total E&P B.V. Uganda Limited in a suit pertaining to disposal of waste products and CNOOC Uganda Limited.

Members

Gantungo, Daniel

Kalule, Brian

Kasozi, William

Lule, Jacqueline

Mpanga, David FK

Mpanga, Frederick

Odu, Mercy

Wiltshire, Ernest

Industries

Banks

Chemicals

Commercial & Professional Services

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Education

Financial Services

Government

Insurance

Private Clients / Individuals

Travel & Leisure