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January, 2010 - Kampala, Uganda



Katende, Ssempebwa & Co. Advocates,, One of the Most Prestigious Law Firms in Uganda, Joins WSG


Founded in 1969, Katende Ssempebwa & Co. is the largest law firm in Uganda. Providing unrivalled service to our clients is the commitment of this firm and the hallmark of our practice. They recognize that theirs is a service industry and they work with each client throughout an engagement to ensure that their staffing, strategy, and procedures are designed to yield the result it wants, at a fair price and on a timely basis.

Our core clientele includes corporations, Banks and other Financial institutions, Governments, International development institutions and multilateral agencies; international investors and non-governmental organizations, industrial and commercial establishments of all kinds.

Founded in 1969 with a staff of only five, Katende, Ssempebwa and company has grown into Uganda's largest and leading legal practice and now boasts over sixty permanent legal and support staff. Katende, Ssempebwa and Co. is a firm of Advocates, solicitors, legal, investment and tax consultants, commissioners for oath, Notary publics, Trademark and patent Agents, Receivers, Liquidators and Company secretaries.

The firm has over 36 years experience in providing world class legal advisory services and has been consistently and internationally recognized year in and year out as the number one law firm in Uganda by the "Chambers and Partners Global Guide" to the world's leading lawyers.

Their primary offices are located on Radiant House, plot 20 Kampala Road in the heart of Kampala city centre and the firm maintains a global presence with affiliated offices in all major capitals of the world including but not limited to London, New York, Sydney, Dar-es-Salaam, Kigali, Harare and Johannesburg. Their firm boasts of some of the most talented, highly qualified and experienced advocates in Uganda many of whom have received advanced legal training in the world's leading law schools and several are licensed to practice both in Uganda, New York and the United Kingdom. Their lawyers therefore have the unique capability to handle matters in a manner that incorporates and balances legal considerations in various jurisdictions and this has cemented our strong reputation in the legal industry as the premier breeding ground for top quality legal practitioners in Uganda.

The firm has the size, strength, and resources to provide quality results and has been a leading advisor on many ground breaking transactions that raise new and complex questions of Law that have not been addressed at all in this country. This Firm has consistently been the choice for clients with groundbreaking and unusually challenging transactions in the region and we are a major player in the facilitation of the nation's legal and economic development.


WSG's members are independent firms and are not affiliated in the joint practice of professional services. Each member exercises its own individual judgments on all client matters.

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