MMAKS Advocates


3rd Floor, DTB Centre
17/19 Kampala Road

+256 414 254374; 312 260016

+256 414 259992; 312 260312

Key contacts:

Managing Partner: Timothy Masembe Kanyerezi
Managing Partner: Apollo N Makubuya

MMAKS Advocates is one of the largest law firms in Uganda, with a long standing reputation for excellent legal services and a well-established client base of local and foreign financial institutions, telecom operators, insurance companies, local and multilateral corporates and individuals.

The firm comprises 22 advocates split between our commercial transactional practice and litigation practice. Our commercial transactions team comprises a Corporate Advisory team headed by Phillip Karugaba and a Property, Banking and Finance team headed by Rachel Musoke. Masembe Kanyerezi heads MMAKS’s litigation practice.

Our proficiently trained team holds a range of qualifications from leading international universities, including the University of Cambridge, University of London, University of Birmingham and University of Witwatersrand. Two of our partners are solicitors of the High Court of Justice of England and Wales.

  • Banking and Finance
  • Litigation
  • Tax
  • Capital Markets
  • M&A
  • Private Equity
  • Employment
  • Insolvency
  • Intellectual Property
  • Real Estate
  • Telecommunications
  • Mining and Energy
  • Corporate and Regulatory Advisory
  • Projects and Infrastructure

  • Chambers Global – Band 1 Firm
  • IFLR 1000 – Tier 1 Firm

MMAKS Advocates is part of ALN (, an association of 12 leading commercial law firms from 12 African countries namely Botswana, Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mauritius, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. ALN also has affiliated offices in Dubai and Lisbon.