Noah Edwin Mwesigwa

Noah Edwin Mwesigwa
Managing Partner

Noah is the Managing Partner of the firm. He obtained a Bachelor of Laws from Makerere University, Uganda, and a Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre, Uganda. He has also received training from Academy of American and International Law conducted by the Southwestern Legal Foundation (Centre for American and International Law) in conjunction with the International and Comparative Law Centre, Dallas, Texas

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

He specializes in all fields of corporate and commercial law with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions. His expertise ranges from project finance and banking, capital markets and debt securities, property law, aviation law, energy, telecommunications, infrastructure projects, debt recovery, general litigation, arbitration and mediation.

He has advised and participated as lead local counsel in two of the largest mergers and acquisitions in the financial sector and also in the telecommunications sector in addition to other mergers and acquisitions in insurance, commodities, food processing and manufacturing in Uganda.

He is presently recognized by IFLR1000 as one of the country’s leading lawyers in mergers and acquisitions. Noah has been described as “An expert deal maker," by Chambers Global; which also ranks him as a leading lawyer in General and Business Law in Uganda.

He has facilitated a number trainings in his area of practice during the National Bar Association trainings.

He, together with colleagues in the firm have authored a number of articles on legal developments in Uganda, notably in the IFLR1000. These include articles on the revised Uganda Companies Act 2012, the Anti-Money Laundering Act, public private partnerships, oil and gas, among others. This continues to provide insight into Uganda’s legal regime for clients and foreign lawyers/ advisors.

Noah serves as a Board Director and Company Secretary to a number of companies and provides guidance on good corporate governance practices. He has previously served as the chairperson of a Government of Uganda appointed commission into a mining concession.

Noah is a Notary Public and a Commissioner for Oaths.