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Global Guide 2022
Uganda General Business Law
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Band 1

4 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Shonubi, Musoke & Co

    The firm is internally divided into four departments namely; Corporate and Commercial, Banking and Finance, Energy and Infrastructure and Disputes Resolution.

    Our portfolio of clients includes both international and domestic institutions such as banks, telecommunication companies, electricity generators and distributors, property developers, insurance companies, petroleum companies as well as government agencies and statutory bodies.   

    We provide services to noteworthy clients including major airlines, Exim Bank Uganda, Afriexim Bank, Africa Development Bank, Total E&P, Vallourec, MTN (U), UMEME, ESKOM, Roofings, UGACOF 


    Chambers Review

    Provided by Chambers
    General Business Law - Uganda
    1
    Band 1
    What the team is known for

    Shonubi, Musoke & Co is an acclaimed Kampala-based law firm, recognised in the market for its long-established proficiency in project finance, syndicated lending, capital markets and other corporate transactions. Benefiting from its strategic alliance with Norton Rose Fulbright, as well as a close partnership with Gilbert & Partners in nearby Burundi, the team has notable cross-border and regional resources. The firm acts for a number of eminent names in the financial services and telecommunications sectors.

    Work Highlights

    Provided by Shonubi, Musoke & Co
    • Led by Noah Mwesigwa, Shonubi, Musoke & Co acted for Global Woods and Capricorn Forest Fund on the sale of all of the former's assets in Uganda.

    Notable Practitioners

    Provided by Chambers
    Alan Shonubi
    N
    Alan Shonubi
    S
    Senior Statespeople

    Founding partner Alan Shonubi remains an immensely well-respected lawyer in Uganda. His expertise covers project financing and PPP, as well as general corporate issues. He is based in Kampala."I respect him very much for building a firm that has lasted several generations."

    Andrew Kibaya
    N
    Andrew Kibaya
    2
    Band 2

    Andrew Kibaya maintains a prominent position in the banking and finance field, representing a range of investment banks, private investors and receivers in syndicated loan transactions and credit facilities. He is based in Kampala and has further experience of insurance and taxation matters.
    "He is solution-oriented, very enthusiastic and doesn't give up.""Andrew Kibaya shows good understanding of commercial law for structuring deals and businesses."

    Noah Edwin Mwesigwa
    N
    Noah Edwin Mwesigwa
    2
    Band 2

    Firm managing partner Noah Edwin Mwesigwa is an accomplished commercial lawyer with a wealth of experience assisting with corporate, capital markets and lending transactions. He is additionally proficient advising on securities and corporate restructuring. He is based in Kampala.
    "As well as substantial experience and high-level litigation skills, Noah Mwesigwa is also very professional and timely in his responses." "He is a very engaging person and is knowledgeable across a range of industries. He is also a very accessible lawyer."

    Innocent Kihika
    N
    Innocent Kihika
    3
    Band 3

    Innocent Kihika is praised for his counsel on mining, infrastructure and energy projects, advising on financing, sponsorship, development and construction. Based in Kampala, his expertise extends into the wider energy and natural resources sectors, in which he advises on power purchase agreements and regulatory compliance.
    "He has a solid industry background, and is always willing to accept challenges and come up with practical solutions.""Innocent Kihika is an open and approachable attorney. He is not difficult to reach and is always willing to learn new areas, if required."

    Ranked Lawyers at
    Shonubi, Musoke & Co

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    Alan Shonubi
    S
    Alan Shonubi
    S
    Senior Statespeople
    Andrew Kibaya
    2
    Andrew Kibaya
    2
    Band 2
    Noah Edwin Mwesigwa
    2
    Noah Edwin Mwesigwa
    2
    Band 2
    Innocent Kihika
    3
    Innocent Kihika
    3
    Band 3