ABMAK is a corporate and commercial law firm that specialises in the corporate, transactional and regulatory aspects of oil & gas, mining, power, and infrastructure projects. ABMAK has a pre-eminent tax practice, providing planning and structuring advice to clients. ABMAK has represented clients on some of the most complex and strategically important projects in Uganda such as the Tilenga Upstream Oil & Gas Project, the EACOP Pipeline Project, the Uganda Refinery, the Sukulu mineral development project, and various power projects, including the Kikagati Hydro Power Project and Achwa Hydro Power Project, co-generation power plants and solar power plants among others.
Ligomarc Advocates is a financial and corporate law firm. It advises on asset and liability management instruments; financing in corporations, trade and construction; product development and risk management across East Africa. The Firm has also been engaged in ground breaking court cases in enforcement actions, defective security claims,commercial agreements, asset finance and leasing matters.
Bowmans is the brand identity of a Pan-African legal practice comprising AF Mpanga Advocates in Uganda, Bowman Gilfillan Inc. in South Africa, Bowmans (Mauritius) Ltd in Mauritius, Bowmans Tanzania Ltd in Tanzania and Coulson Harney LLP in Kenya.
With over 400 specialised lawyers, Bowmans draws on its unique knowledge of the business and socio-political environment in Africa to advise its clients on a wide range of legal issues.
The firm delivers integrated legal services to clients throughout the continent. Everywhere it operates, Bowmans offers its clients a service that uniquely blends expertise in the law, knowledge of the local market and an understanding of their businesses. The firm’s aim is to assist its clients to achieve their objectives as smoothly and efficiently as possible while minimising the legal and regulatory risks.
Clients include corporates, multinationals and state-owned enterprises across a range of industry sectors as well as financial institutions and governments.
The firm’s expertise is frequently recognised by independent research organisations. Bowmans was ranked first by deal value and second by deal count in Mergermarket’s 2018 Africa league tables for legal advisors. It received first place in five out of six categories at the Dealmakers East Africa Awards for 2018. In the Dealmakers South Africa Awards for 2018, Bowmans was placed first for deal flow in the General Corporate Finance category.
Its Ugandan Practice is known for delivering boutique legal services in Uganda and have extensive experience advising and acting for clients on complex and large-scale transactions.