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General Business Law - Uganda
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Peter is currently a Senior Partner at KAA where he jointly heads the litigation department. The department has and continues to successfully represent several local and international clients in varied sectors including banking, oil and gas, telecommunications as well as public bodies and government agencies.
Peter served as Uganda’s Solicitor General between 1990 and 2002 where he was the legal advisor and representative of government. During his 12 years in office every law that was passed was drafted under his supervision.
Peter was the President of the United Nations International Law Commission (ILC) which is the body of experts that is mandated with codifying and developing international law. Prior to that, I had served as the Commission’s Vice President, General Rapporteur and member. Peter is on the List of Counsel eligible to practice before the International Criminal Court. Peter is an ad hoc Judge of the Permanent Court of Arbitration which is an intergovernmental organization providing a variety of dispute resolution services to the international community.
Additionally, Peter is an attorney and notary in the Kingdom of Lesotho. Peter is also qualified to practice in the courts of Rwanda.
Member, Uganda Law Society
Member, East African Law Society