Energy, Natural & Renewable Resources

MMAKS Advocates offers end to end advice on the regulatory and legal regime governing investment, licensing, exploration and production in Uganda’s oil and gas and mining sectors.

The firm’s lawyers have extensive experience advising on legal and regulatory frameworks governing local participation, land concessions, tax, and employment issues in Uganda’s mining sector.

MMAKS Advocates’ advisory services cover the following areas:

  • Auctions, tenders and public procurement
  • Commercial contracts and negotiations
  • Environment, health and safety
  • Joint ventures, strategic alliances and shareholder agreements
  • Mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and restructurings
  • Employment
  • Land issues
  • Options and earn-ins
  • Project development and structuring
  • Regulatory advice and related proceedings
  • Tax planning and structuring and tax-royalty agreements
  • Bidding and study agreements
  • Drilling contracts
  • Oil and gas and product pipelines, terminals and storage facilities
  • Oil and gas exploration and production
  • Oil and gas field services
  • Operating agreements
  • Production Sharing Agreements (PSAs)
  • Rate and tariff matters
  • Structuring of participation requirements
  • Local community development
  • Mine construction, development and operating agreements
  • Mineral exploration, extraction and processing
  • Mining permits, licences, concessions and mine development agreements
  • Supply and offtake arrangements

For more information on MMAKS Advocates’ energy, natural and renewable resources expertise, please contact partners@mmaks.co.ug.