Firm Profile > MMAKS Advocates > Kampala, Uganda
MMAKS Advocates Offices
3RD FLOOR, DTB CENTER
17/19 KAMPALA ROAD
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Leading firms Tier 2
MMAKS Advocates, an affiliate of Africa Legal Network, is one of the larger firms in Uganda, and offers a full range of legal services to domestic and international corporate clients. It’s pan-African capabilities allow it to handle cross-border matters, including multi-jurisdictional regulatory compliance, contracts, reorganisations and restructurings, and M&A work. In recent work, the group has advised clients in a range of sectors, including banking and finance, energy, telecoms and infrastructure. Managing partner Timothy Kanyerezi Masembe is the head of litigation and counts Barclays Bank of Uganda and Uganda Breweries among his clients, while transactional work is mainly led by Apollo Nelson Makubuya. Fiona Magona has advised clients in the private equity, energy, mining, and infrastructure spaces. Gloria Matovu Kawooya specialises in banking and finance.
Timothy Kanyerezi Masembe; Apollo Nelson Makubuya; Fiona Magona; Gloria Matovu Kawooya
MMAKS Advocates > Firm Profile
MMAKS Advocates is a leading full-service law firm in Uganda with a long standing reputation of quality and excellence. It is one of the largest firms in Uganda, with 26 proficiently trained lawyers and a staff complement of 38. Two of its partners are qualified as solicitors of the Supreme Court of England and Wales.
MMAKS combines a well-established litigation and commercial transactional practice. The MMAKS team specializes in the areas of commercial and corporate advisory, property, banking and finance, litigation, dispute resolution and intellectual property.
The corporate team has a proven track record in structuring innovative and commercially sound transactions for local and international investors and businesses in the areas of energy, oil and gas, projects, infrastructure, mergers, acquisitions, general corporate among others. MMAKS was involved in the negotiation of the project framework agreement for the construction of Uganda’s first ever oil refinery. It has advised on a number of financings by FMO and PROPARCO, and has an impressive debt recovery portfolio
The Property, Banking and Finance team is specialised in areas of banking, project finance, infrastructure, power and energy, fintech and real estate. The team has handled the largest financing deals in both hydro and solar energy under the GefFit Programme in Uganda. The team is on the panel of most leading commercial banks in Uganda for example Absa Bank Uganda Limited, DFCU Bank, KCB Bank and Diamond Trust Bank Uganda Limited. It also works closely with magic circle firms across the globe and development finance institutions like Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij Voor Ontwikkelingslanden N.V (FMO), Societe De Promotion Et De Participation Pour La Cooperation Economique SA (PROPARCO) and FINNFUND.
The litigation team advises on ground-breaking cases in the areas of contract, enforcement, commercial and criminal litigation, corporate debt recoveries, banking and finance, realization of securities, real estate and intellectual property among others. It has been involved in groundbreaking cases that have greatly shaped Uganda’s legal landscape. The team advises the Central Bank of Uganda together with several leading commercial banks in the country like Absa Bank, KCB Bank, DFCU Bank and Diamond Trust Bank etc. The team also has a huge debt recovery portfolio covering the key commercial banks in Uganda. The team has also handled land mark cases litigation cases in the country which have greatly shaped the legal landscape in the country. Key among these are cases relating to taxation, enforcement of foreign judgements and the liquidation of financial institutions.
MMAKS is a member of the Africa Legal Network, a leading independent association of top tier African law firms. It is also a member of the Employment Alliance, a worldwide alliance of commercial law firms, and TrustLaw, a Thomson Reuters global probono legal programme. Our litigation and Corporate teams also routinely contribute to notable international law firm directories, and other directories like Bloomberg Tax, World Compass, World Bank and Afriwise. Please visit mmaks.co.ug for further information.
|Litigation & Debt Recovery||Timothy Masembefirstname.lastname@example.org||+256 772 776611|
|Head of Corporate Advisory||Apollo Makubuyaemail@example.com||+ 256 752 785666|
|Co head of Litigation and Arbitration||Adriko Mosesfirstname.lastname@example.org||+256 772 785330|
|Head of Intellectual Property||Mathias Ssekatawaemail@example.com||+ 256 772 212142|
|Partner, Litigation||Isaac Walukaggafirstname.lastname@example.org||+ 256 772453010|
|Partner, Debt Recovery||Ernest Sembatyaemail@example.com||+256 752 779922|
|Corporate Advisory & Banking & Finance||Fiona Magonafirstname.lastname@example.org||+256 784 905775|
|Partner, Debt Recovery||Steven Zimulaemail@example.com||+256 776 613611|
|Fiona Magona Nalwanga||Fiona Magona Nalwanga is a Partner in the MMAKS Corporate team with…||View Profile|
|Timothy Masembe Kanyerez||Timothy Masembe Kanyerezi is the Managing Partner and also heads the firm’s…||View Profile|
|Victor Mathias Ssekatawa||View Profile|
|Apollo Nelson Makubuya||Apollo Nelson Makubuya is one of the founding partners of MMAKS Advocates.…||View Profile|
|Ernest Sembatya Kaggwa||Ernest Sembatya Kaggwa is a partner of the MMAKS litigation team. He…||View Profile|
|Isaac Walukagga||Isaac Walukagga is a Partner in the Firm’s litigation team. He focuses…||View Profile|
|Stephen Zimula||Stephen Zimula is a partner the Litigation Team of the firm.||View Profile|