Energy & infrastructure


We have developed an impressive energy law practice having advised on virtually all the major energy transactions in Uganda; for example, we were the local legal adviser to the developer of a US$500 Million Hydro Electric Power (HEP) dam. In addition, we also advise the holder of Uganda’s electricity distribution concession on an on-going basis. We have been instructed in various aspects of energy transactions and continue to grow in this area and maintain good working relationships with government on behalf of our clients.

Oil and gas

Uganda has recently discovered large oil deposits in the country. This has increased the appetite for large multinational oil companies to make significant investments in Uganda. In the initial stages, we advised a client on one of the two PSA’s issued in Uganda. More recently however, we have seen our clientele grow following the oil discovery and we now represent exploration companies, production companies and transport companies. We have participated in drafting and advising in respect of government concessions, farm in/ farm out and exploration agreements.


We have solid and proven capability in handling mining law matters. For example, we have acted for the lenders to one of the largest mining companies in the country. We have advised an Australian multinational mining corporation and are currently acting for a number of multinational mining companies as retained counsel. We have also acted as counsel in a domestic commercial arbitration in this sector. We continue to represent the largest cement producer in Uganda.


We have increasingly advised on large complex project finance transactions ranging from the ongoing pioneer PPP project for the government for the construction of police barracks, railway projects, and the Kalangala Infrastructure Services Project, which covers transportation, renewable energy and access to water.