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Katende, Ssempebwa & Co

General Business Law

5 ranked lawyersBand 1UgandaGlobal 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Katende, Ssempebwa & Co is a pre-eminent local law firm based in Kampala with a long-established presence at the top of the Ugandan legal market. The firm acts on an impressive spread of mandates, from banking advice and project finance to telecoms investment and infrastructure development. The practice also has additional notable capabilities in dispute resolution, particularly in tax and commercial litigation, with further areas of strength including competition law and IP. The firm benefits from its membership of the LEX Africa legal network, an alliance comprising firms from across the continent.

Notable practitioners

Alice Namuli Blazevic continues to enhance her standing in the market, with particular recognition for her work in the TMT sector. She is based in Kampala and is also respected for her experience of cryptocurrency and blockchain mandates.
"She stands out for her impressive legal work in technology and innovation."

Co-founding partner Edward Frederick Ssempebwa is held in high regard in Uganda. Based in Kampala, he has been at the fore of the country's legal market for decades and has been actively involved in the development of the country's legislature.
"He is a highly respected constitutional lawyer."

Co-founding partner John Katende has amassed a wealth of legal and business experience over his many years of practice. He continues to utilise this experience to the benefit of the firm's clients.

Sim Katende is a distinguished corporate lawyer with extensive M&A and capital markets transactional credentials and expertise spanning the energy, oil and gas, and TMT industry sectors. He is based in Kampala.
"He is always focused on the client and making sure the transaction will close. He is a practical lawyer and a problem solver." "Sim Katende is a brilliant lawyer."

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Overview


Full service law firm providing all legal and advisory services categorised under: Transactional & Advisory, Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Business Support and Pro bono.


General Business Law

Katende, Ssempebwa & Co

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Location

Radiant House

Plot 20, Kampala Road

PO Box 2344

Kampala

Central Region

Uganda

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Uganda

General Business Law


Alice Namuli Blazevic
Up and Coming
Edward Frederick Ssempebwa
Senior Statespeople
John W Katende
Senior Statespeople
Sim Katende
Band 1

General Business Law: Dispute Resolution


Sim Katende
Band 2