About the Firm

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 firm specialises in the fields of corporate and commercial law, with particular expertise in banking and finance, real estate, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, employment and intellectual property. As one of Uganda’s largest law firms, MMAKS Advocates is committed to delivering practical and quality legal services with professionalism and integrity. The firm adopts a proactive approach to high quality, timely and efficient legal services and prides itself on a policy of open communication, teamwork, and client satisfaction.


The firm provides strategic and commercially insightful transactional advice to an array of high profile local and international entities. MMAKS has also been involved in numerous ground-breaking legal cases in Uganda.


A number of its lawyers are qualified solicitors and barristers, whilst others have worked at leading international law firms, with two of its partners qualified as solicitors of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. With a total of 26 proficiently qualified legal professionals and 35 support staff, MMAKS Advocates is one of the largest firms in Uganda. International legal directories such as Chambers Global, IFLR 1000 and PLC Which Lawyer? regard MMAKS Advocates as a Tier 1 law firm within Uganda. The firm is a member of Africa Legal Network (ALN), an alliance of independent top-tier firms across Africa that are committed to working together to provide extensive coverage and share on-the-ground experience.

MMAKS is also a member of the Employment Law Alliance, the leading worldwide alliance of commercial law firms with employment and labour law expertise.