4th Floor, Rwenzori Towers
Plot 6 Nakasero Road
Nakasero, Kampala

+256 31 222 5500

Head of ENSafrica Uganda

Phillip Karugaba 


  • Largest corporate law firm with offices in Kampala
  • More than 600 practitioners
  • Over 40 languages 

With over 600 practitioners and more than 200 years of experience, ENSafrica is Africa’s largest law firm. We provide legal and tax services across sub-Saharan Africa and are committed to ensuring work is done in the manner that best suits our client’s risk profile, preferences and pricing structures. Our specialist divisions include Africa regulatory and business intelligence, Asia, tax and IP. In addition, our artificial intelligence division is able to provide in-depth know-how, be it for purposes of corporate governance and information protection, due-diligence, e-discovery, data analytics and/or market understanding. ENSafrica has lawyers qualified to practise English, French and OHADA law, as well as practitioners who are able to converse in various languages, including Mandarin, Cantonese, French and Portuguese. Through the financial services centre of Mauritius, ENSafrica also offers a unique possibility to integrate all aspects of structuring our client’s investments in relation to all commercial areas of law, tax, IP and fiduciary.

  • Asset finance
  • Banking
  • Capital markets
  • Commercial Dispute Resolution including international arbitration
  • Competition
  • Covered bonds
  • Finance 
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Hedge funds
  • Investment funds
  • Islamic finance
  • M&A
  • Private clients 
  • Private equity
  • Private equity funds
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance and funds
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Securitisation
  • Structured finance
  • Tax
  • Trade finance

Project Development 
Phillip Karugaba 
Rachel Musoke 

Advising on a syndicated loan financing to MTN Uganda by Stanbic Bank.

USD300-million commercial development of a public institution’s 30 acre real estate portfolio in Kampala, under a public private partnership framework.

EUR15-million financing by a development finance institution to a company in Luxembourg, part of which was on-lent to its Ugandan subsidiary in order to build data centres in Uganda.

USD9-million financing of the construction of a hotel in Kampala by a development finance institution

USD6-million syndicated financing by facility agent SunFunder to a Ugandan company providing solar energy solutions

  • Banking
  • Development finance institutions
  • Financial services
  • Funds and investment management
  • Government and state-owned companies
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Mining
  • Pharmaceuticals and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Retirement funds
  • Technology and telecommunications, including FinTech
  • Tourism
  • Utilities

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