Practice Areas


Procurement Law

Kalenge, Bwanika, Ssawa & Company, Advocates is one of the few law firms (if not the only Ugandan law firm) with a dedicated team of procurement law specialists. At KBS Advocates we approach or look at procurement as the whole totality of the process by or via which a Project is designed, financed and the supply is made or delivered or the construction executed and completed and by which any residual disputes are resolved. More …

Nonprofit/Not-for-Profit Organizations Law

KBS Advocates represents a number of local and international nongovernmental organizations based in Uganda and other overseas jurisdictions countries Specific areas of practice include:

Nonprofit Law and Governance
  • Formation and incorporation of local and international nongovernmental organizations
  • Governance and board structure, composition, roles, and responsibilities
  • Board/staff relationships, responsibilities, and delegation of authority
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Regulatory compliance and annual reporting
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    Arbitration

    As a policy, we always try to assist our clients to reach an amicable settlement of their disputes. Accordingly, we actively support alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, including arbitrations and mediations.More …

    Banking and Finance

    We provide legal advice on various aspects of banking and finance law. We have provided counsel to various banking and financial institutions during the negotiations of development financing, many time involving huge sums of money. More …

    Commercial Law

    We provide legal services on all areas of company practice and business transactions. One of the partners in our firm is an author of two books on company law and practice. We provide company secretarial services and, among others, advice clients on compliance requirements for running companies and conducting business in Uganda. We also assist companies in negotiating, concluding and drafting of contracts for provision or procurement of goods and/or services. More …

    Debt Collection

    We have un matched experience in collection and recovery of debts. For three years running, we collected property rates for the City Council of Kampala and recovered huge sums of money that was outstanding in arrears. We also recovered millions of Uganda Shilling in what had been considered bad debts for Ms Uganda Telecom, a leading telecommunications giant in Uganda.

    Family Law

    It's our noble duty to preserve the institution of marriage and protect the rights & interests of children. More …

    Foreign Investment

    We advise foreign clients on investment law and practice in Uganda. We advice clients on appropriate business opportunities in Uganda, and provide counsel during the establishment of their business operations in Uganda. We obtain the relevant licences and permits e.g. investment licence, work permits, trading licences, for all foreigners interested in investing in Uganda. More …

    Intellectual property law

    We advice on the registration process of their intellectual property including trademarks & patents.

    Privatisation law

    We carryout legal audits on various enterprises to be divested and privatized, reviewing and rendering advisory services.

    Taxation law

    We advise clients on tax disputes before the tax appeal tribunal and the High court of Uganda. More …