Radiant House
Plot 20 Kampala road
PO Box 2344, Kampala



Key contacts:

Partner: Sim K. Katende
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 27
Network memberships: 1
Language: English, Luganda, Ateso, Runyoro, Rukiga, Runyakore, Rutooro
Years in existence: 50

Katende, Ssempebwa & Co. Advocates (KATS), founded in 1969, celebrated its Golden Jubilee in 2019. It is by far the largest law firm in Uganda with 27 lawyers and the firm dedicates all its considerable and combined manpower and technology resources to serving its clients. Majority of the KATS lawyers obtained their legal training in Uganda, the UK and the USA and they therefore command a wealth of knowledge and experience in both international and local contexts. This enables them to offer unique and seamless advice to clients, they impose rigorous reporting requirements on themselves and take great care to be responsive to clients’ inquiries and requirements to ensure overall satisfaction.

  • Asset finance
  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Competition
  • Covered bonds
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Securitisation
  • Structured finance/securitisation
  • Trade finance