Innocent Kihika

Innocent Kihika

Innocent is an Administrative Partner at the firm. He obtained a Bachelor of Laws from Makerere University, Uganda, a Diploma in Legal Practice from Law Development Centre, Uganda and a Post Graduate Diploma in Telecommunication and Information Technology Law- University of Strathclyde- Scotland. He has received training from the Institute for Public-Private Partnerships (IP3).

He is a member of the International Bar Association, the East Africa Law Society and the Uganda Law Society.

He specializes in energy, mining and infrastructure law. His experience includes advising on several Power Purchase Agreement negotiations between independent power producers and government of Uganda / UETCL, a large number of electricity generation projects, as well as transmission line projects and different aspects of Right of Way. He has also worked on a number of mining transactions within the country, and is well versed with the regulatory and licensing architecture of the energy sector in Uganda.

He previously worked in the energy sector as the Head of Legal and Manager, Corporate Services of the Uganda Electricity Transmission Company (UETCL) for seven years; making him one of the few legal experts with practical knowledge of the energy sector in the country.

He is presently recognised by and IFLR1000 as one of the country’s leading authorities on matters of energy, technology and communications, oil and gas, as well as social infrastructure and Chambers Global where he is described as, "the go-to guy for energy law in his firm"

Innocent has facilitated a number of trainings in regard to his area of practice during the National Bar Association trainings. He has also facilitated in the annual mining in Durban, in South Africa.

He is also a founding member of the Uganda Rights of Way Association (URWA), an affiliate of the Internal Rights of Way Association (IRWA).

Innocent is a Notary Public and a Commissioner for Oaths.