Acquisitions, Mergers, and Divestitures

Our positioning and influence in the national and regional financial hubs allows the firm to offer advice in complex and large transactions in regards to M&As. Our partners have a rich and enviable history in conducting matters in relation to divestitures involving the Government of Uganda, amongst other entities.

Banking and Finance

KB & Co. Lawyers regularly work for financial institutions located throughout Uganda, the Great Lakes Region of East Africa and beyond. Over the years, we have also demonstrated the ability to effectively and efficiently manage a variety of financial transactions from large multi-faceted financings to small commercial and microfinance institutions.

Commercial Real estate

With deep legal insight and business acumen, we approach intricate land transactions with a re-known ability to deliver results in a timely and professional manner. It is our policy to attend to each transaction uniquely and ensure that the entire process, right from the due diligence investigation, documentation, through conveyancing to financing, is executed with diligence and expedience.

Competition and Anti-Trust

Although this is a new area of practice, we have assisted Clients with complaints of anti – trust or anti – competitive behavior particularly in public tendering, telecommunications and Information and Communications Technology sectors.

Corporate Commercial Transactions

Our clients value the quality of our lawyers, our track record and unique market knowledge, and our unquestionable commitment to achieving results, whether it is corporate restructuring, insolvency, equity capital markets, or general commercial or corporate advice we are offering.

Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency

Our Firm provides integrated and strategic Legal counsel on a full range of complex financial transactions, corporate debt restructurings and litigation matters. We have represented financial institutions, corporations and investors in diverse areas of finance including syndicated lending, leverage leasing, subordinated lending, public finance and asset based lending.

Equipment Leasing

We bring unique value to our Clients by integrating our experience in structuring; negotiating and documenting asset based lending transactions with our experience in workouts, asset liquidation, bankruptcy and litigation matters.

International Trade

The firm’s International Trade team includes professionals with experience in all aspects of the global marketplace. We work with our clients to ensure that they understand, apply and make the most of the national and trans-national rules that shape global flows of capital, investment, goods, technology and services. We help solve market access problems and resolve the disputes that affect international business.

Labour, Employment, and Immigration

When our firm is retained, the entire professional team becomes part and parcel of the client’s. All the firm’s resources, reputation and expertise are harnessed to attend to Labor related matters. Our contacts in the immigration department ensure expeditious attention to all our referenced files.

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Minimal disruption of our clients’ businesses is always our priority when instructed in contentious matters, which is why we aim to resolve disputes quickly and effectively. Kasirye, Byaruhanga & Co. have been involved in numerous significant court matters that have had far reaching effects on the country. The firm is also proud of its participation in the national pro bono scheme which has seen a number of indigent and underprivileged persons achieve justice with help from our considerable expertise at no cost.

Mining and Natural Resources

We have participated in the acquisition or obtaining of ownership rights in oil and gas mining in compliance with national Laws and Regulations. This has included representation in administrative hearings at regional and national forums. Our experience extends to negotiating and drafting the entire legal documentation incidental to regulatory and land use matters.

Non-Profit Organisations

Leaders of non-profit organizations are focused on developing their missions and resources. Guidance from legal counsel with special expertise in laws applicable to non-profit organizations enables such leaders to grow their organizations with the assurance that their legal requirements are being met. We are proud of our association with a number of non-profit and humanitarian organizations who we are confident have benefited from our cost-effective and practical legal advice.


We have the experience and key relationships necessary to help Clients to provide public service on behalf of cities and Governmental agencies. We have assisted developers, non-profit organizations and investors to structure deals that would not occur without government assistance. We handle all stages of Public Private Partnerships from strategy formation and financing to real estate selection and negotiations.


We serve clients with tailor-made tax advice. We are principal tax counsel to a diverse range of clientele ranging from large multi-national corporations to entrepreneurs and start-up companies. Many clients rely on us for day-to-day tax advice.


We have acquainted ourselves with the increasing complexity of today’s Tax Laws for purposes of preserving tomorrow’s family and business financial interests. Our core purpose is to assist Clients in planning and protecting their futures by designing and planning avenues that are responsive to our Clients’ needs.