About Us

About Us

Continuing business reforms in Uganda make the country an increasingly attractive place to conduct business, particularly as the country begins to exploit its oil and gas reserves. MMAKS Advocates is amongst the top law firms in Uganda, formed by the ground-breaking merger of three respected law firms with well-developed client bases.

The Team

The Team

The lawyers at MMAKS Advocates share a commitment to clients, to each other and to the profession. The team is known for its approachable, pragmatic, out-of-the box approach to client priorities. The firm’s lawyers have helped clients start business ventures, expand into new markets, resolve complex disputes, and minimize regulatory risks.

News & events

Temporary Reprieve for Foreign Lenders as Ugandan Court of Appeal Orders Retrial of Judgement Declaring Cross-Border Lending Illegal
25 May 2021

On 5 May 2021, the Court of Appeal of Uganda delivered its much-anticipated judgement in the case of Kiggundu and Others v Diamond Trust Bank (U) Limited & Another. Diamond Trust Bank (K) Ltd (D ...

Legal Alert | Unlicensed Foreign Bank Loans Declared Illegal by Ugandan High Court
22 Oct 2020

On 7 October 2020, the High Court of Uganda sitting at Kampala delivered a ruling that has jolted the East African banking industry and the regional loan market. The ruling, delivered by Commercial Di ...