At JByamukama & Co. Advocates, we are aware that business and commerce drive the economy, and thereby strive to perform exceptionally well in this field. We have well trained and diligent advocates who specialize in the field of commercial transactions which are broken down below:
- INTERNATIONAL TRADE
This involves the registration, establishment and maintenance of legal entities like companies, non-governmental organizations and trusts, provision of legal advisory services, regulatory and licensing compliance and enforcement, litigation and arbitration, and interpretation of international agreements
- COMPANY SECRETARIAL SERVICES
These services include company incorporation and registration, maintaining of company and Board minutes and records, filing of all company records, transactions, resolutions and notices with the appropriate Registry at Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) on a timely basis, retaining and maintaining all statutory books and registers; and receiving Court, litigation and other notices on behalf of our clients. We assist our clients to conduct their affairs in compliance with the regulatory aspects of company law and the general practice in Uganda while at the same time adhering to the international principles of corporate governance. In addition, we act in procuring Business Licenses, Permits and Statutory Clearances, registering Charges and Debentures and Guarantees, and changes to corporate ownership structures.
- TAX ADVISORY
We specialize in provision of legal advice in the areas of income tax; value added tax; customs tax; tax planning and compliance and conducting due diligence on taxation matters while at the same time representing clients in tax disputes in different for a like the Tax Appeals Tribunal and the Commercial Court.
- MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
In the field of company law, our team possesses technical expertise in corporate mergers and acquisitions. Furthermore, the team provides professional guidance for businesses in the area of private equity which includes but is not limited to; investment advisory, projects and infrastructure, energy and mining, insurance, finance, banking, employment, real estate, immigration and general corporate and commercial advisory.
An in-depth understanding of the regulatory, commercial and transactional aspects of telecommunications law is essential for the lawyers who represent clients in this sector at JByamukama & Co. Advocates. These lawyers have been trained and have acted in a wide range of telecommunications matters which include regulatory and compliance, licensing and corporate due diligence, business viability advice, mergers and acquisitions, taxation and dispute resolution matters.
At JByamukama & Co. Advocates, we represent clients in all matters of insurance endeavors. We advise you in the fields of regulation, claims assessments, contracts and agreements, acting as insurance agents or intermediaries, underwriting, review of insurance policies, company law and corporate governance, taxation, dispute resolutions, and litigation. We represent both local and international clients as well as individuals in insurance matters.
- FOREIGN INVESTMENT
International clients who are willing to invest in Uganda have an easier time due to the guidance and expertise of the legal team at JByamukama & Co. Advocates. We will guide the investor throughout the process of establishing and running their business in Uganda which includes registration and incorporation, regulatory and compliance, taxation, licensing, operationalizing, management and transacting.
Applying the Investment Code Act, Citizenship and Immigration Control Act, Companies Act 2012 and Income Tax Act, we guide investors in processing an Investment license, land acquisition, leveraging their position in the market, obtaining a Tax Identification Number (TIN), processing the trading license, work permits, among others.
- INFRASTRUCTURE AND CONSTRUCTION LAW
Infrastructural development is one of the key sectors of Government and involves a lot of big players and a variety of transactions. The Attorneys at JByamukama & Co. Advocates are experienced in providing guidance on all matters related to and the documentation required in Construction matters, licensing and permitting, regulatory compliance, financing and security structures, Public Procurement and Disposal, financing, Project planning and management, Contract management, employment and Labor law, Dispute resolution, environment and safety and land rights and usage, all of which are essential areas in the field of Infrastructure and Construction.
- BANKING & FINANCE
Providing advice and support services to banks, micro finance institutions, private equity firms, venture capitalists and investment & fund managers requires an understanding of the legal, commercial, regulatory and operational aspects of the banking sector in Uganda.
JByamukama & Co. Advocates is well equipped to help you in all matters related to retail, corporate and investment banking including regulatory compliance, conducting due diligence and debt collection et al. The firm will also help you to prepare and review facility and securities’ documentation, perfect, realize and review securities and structure transactions.
Adept in all areas of banking, finance law and financial services, the firm also offers advice on micro-finance, syndicated lending, acquisition and asset-backed finance, trade and commodity finance and securing debt and equity
Winding up and insolvency can either be corporate or individual. At JByamukama &Co. Advocates, we have registered and licensed Receivers who are ready to handle all your receivership matters who are well versed with applying the Insolvency Act and guiding businesses in financial distress.