• (+256 414) 259 920, (+256 414) 259 992
  • mja@ug.africalegalnetwork.com
  • 3rd Floor, DTB Centre, Plot 17/19 Kampala Road, Uganda.
  • PO Box: 7166, Kampala, Uganda

MOSES ADRIKO | MANAGING PARTNER | MMAKS ADVOCATES

BACKGROUND

Moses is a Partner of the Firm and Co-head of the Firm’s Litigation Team.

His practice focuses mainly on Corporate and Commercial Law, Civil Litigation, Intellectual Property and International Criminal Law.

He is a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England of Wales. He holds a LLB (Hons) degree from the University of East Angalia. He also has a Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre

Moses is a past president of the Uganda Law Society and chaired the African Forum of the International Bar Association (IBA).

Moses has served on the on the IBA Human Rights Institute as a Council Member.

Moses is a member of the Public Appeals and Procurement Authority Tribunal (PPDA Tribunal) and has served as a member of the Transitional Justice Issues Committee, of the Government of Uganda.

Moses serves as a Non-Executive Director of Standard Chartered Bank (U) Limited.


PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIARB)
  • Advocate, High Court of Uganda.
  • Solicitor, Supreme Court of England and Wales
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Law Development Centre, Uganda
  • Legal Practice Course, College of Law, Guildford, Surrey, England
  • LLB, University of East Anglia, England

CAREER SUMMARY

2005 – Date –   Partner, MMAKS Advocates

2001 – 2005  – Partner, Adriko & Karugaba Advocates, Uganda

1995 – 1991  –    Associate, Katera & Kagumire Advocates, Uganda

1995 – 1991  –    Trainee Solicitor, Luper Partnership, Camden, England


AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Criminal and Civil Litigation.
  • Intellectual Property
  • Construction Adjudication
  • Arbitration

APPOINTMENTS AND ACCOLADES

  • Moses has been appointed a member of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA).
  • Moses has been appointed to the List of Counsel of the International Criminal Court at The Hague.
  • Moses has been recognized by The Global Leading Lawyers directory as one of the top ranked dispute resolution specialists in Uganda.

TOP MATTERS

  • Acting for Uganda Breweries in a complex tax dispute with Uganda Revenue Authority involving the application of the East African Custom Management Act.
  • Acting for Diageo in a suit obtaining order against infringement of the John Walker Black Label brand.
  • Acting for Coex Coffee International successfully to resist attachment of Coffee stocks worth $750,000.
  • Acting against the Attorney General of Uganda to successfully recover compensation in the sum of USD $2,000,000 on behalf of a client whose property was expropriated.
  • Acted as Arbitrator in General Adhoc United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) tribunals on various commercial disputes.
  • Acted as Panel Member of the Public Procurement Disposal Assets Appeals Tribunal (PPDAAT) on various complex multi-million dollar disputes involving Public Procurement disputes and appeals from the Procurement Authority.