Ligomarc Advocates

General Business Law Department

Uganda
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What the team is known for

Prominent insolvency practice with broader expertise in the commercial and corporate sphere, particularly banking law. Advises clients on contentious and non-contentious matters in the energy, infrastructure and mining sectors. Increasingly active in tax matters and a collaborative member of the Andersen Global alliance of tax and legal professionals.

Strengths

Market sources remark on its "solid, strong insolvency and tax practice," adding that "they do a fair amount of receiverships."

Notable practitioners

Head of the firm's finance, power and infrastructure practice, Joshua Ogwal joins the rankings for the first time this year, with sources identifying him as someone on the rise in this market. He is experienced in project finance, compliance and regulatory matters, and transactions. Interviewees find him to be "a good guy doing some impressive stuff" in this field.

Kabiito Karamagi is admired by sources as "Uganda's leading insolvency practitioner." The managing partner of the firm, he is not only seen as "number one" in insolvency but also as "somebody who has made a big contribution to shaping the country's litigation space." His practice also includes expertise in corporate restructuring.