Sam Gimanga

Sam Gimanga

M: (+256) 75 242 4973

T: (+256) 41 423 3204

Sam Gimanga specialises in civil and commercial litigation with an emphasis on high value commercial disputes as well as energy law and property law. He also has experience in corporate and commercial law and tax.

He joined the firm in 2012 as a legal associate. Sam is currently pursuing a post graduate diploma in tax from the East African School of Taxation and holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Makerere University. He is licenced to practice in the courts of Uganda.

Sam has worked on a number of assignments including high level litigation matters for telecom companies and banks and has also done work structuring a number of hydro and solar power projects.

Sam is a member of the law societies of Uganda and East Africa.

Experience includes:

  • Advised, as local counsel, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in the Kampala solid waste management PPP.
  • Advised several hydro and solar power projects ensuring adherence to the law with regard to corporate structuring, land acquisition, the legal regime with regard to electricity among others.
  • Litigated on several matters including one with a land mark ruling clarifying the status of a taxation in the original suit pending an appeal.