MMAKS Advocates


4th Floor, Redstone House, Plot 7 Bandali Rise
Bugolobi, Kampala. P.O.Box 7166 Kampala

0414-503037/0414-343859 /0414-259920 / 0414-255431 / 0414-254374 / 0393-260330 / 0393-260016 / 0393-260017 / 0393-260331

Key contacts:

Managing Partner: Timothy Masembe Kanyerezi
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Co-Managing Partner: Moses Jurua Adriko
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 24
Network memberships: 3
Languages: English

MMAKS Advocates is a leading specialised full service law firm in Kampala with a longstanding reputation of quality and excellence. It is one of the largest firms in Uganda, with a total of 24 proficiently trained lawyers and a total support staff complement of 35. The firm combines a well-established litigation practice and commercial transactional practice. MMAKS is a member of Africa Legal Network, a leading independent alliance of top tier African law firms. MMAKS is also a member of the Employment Law Alliance and First Law International. Please visit

  • Banking
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate and Commercial
  • M&A
  • Private Equity
  • Project Finance
  • Financial Services Regulatory 
  • Financial Restructuring
  • Real Estate
  • Structured Finance / Securitisation
  • Competition
  • Project Development
  • Restructuring and Insolvency

Chambers Global - Band 1 Firm

IFLR1000 - Tier 1 Firm

Litigation: Timothy Masembe Kanyerezi (

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Moses Jurua Adriko (

Commercial Transactions: Apollo Makubuya ( and Fiona N. Magona (

Property, Banking and Finance: Gloria M. Kawooya (

Intellectual Property : Mathias Ssekatawa (

Recent Transactional highlights:

  • Advising Deutsche Investitions- Und Entwicklungsgesellschaft MBH, ASN Microkredietpool and Shorecap III LP on their USD 11 million dollar acquisition of a 51% stake in BRAC Finance Uganda Limited.
  • Advising ResponsAbility on its USD 16 million acquisition of a stake in the Nyamwamba and Mpanga hydropower projects.
  • Advising an international real estate development company on its USD 10 million acquisition of a shopping mall. 
  • Advising a top commercial South African bank and its Ugandan subsidiary on a syndicated USD 150 million financing to a telecommunications company in Uganda.

  • Telecommunications
  • Consumer Goods and Services
  • Real Estate
  • Gaming
  • Agriculture
  • Banking
  • Energy
  • Government and Public Policy
  • Insurance
  • Oil and Gas
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Education
  • Tech and Telecoms 
  • Mining 
  • Natural Resources
  • Aviation
  • Industrials
  • Investment management