Mukumbya Musoke Advocates is a corporate and commercial law firm in Uganda dedicated to providing high-quality specialized legal services to clients. We have expertise in the fields of project development, banking, finance, corporate law, mergers & acquisitions, capital markets, private equity, insolvency, tax and commercial law.

We have a team whose experience covers the sectors of power, transport, oil & gas, mining, telecom, pharmaceuticals, health, agribusiness and industry, drawn from transactions in Uganda and across Africa. Our clients mostly comprise investment banks, development finance institutions, private equity funds, project developers, multinational corporations and non-governmental organizations seeking to do business in Uganda.

To support our excellence in service, we are committed to the continuous development of the professionals we recruit, with the support of the MMA Law Academy, a knowledge development platform established at our firm as one of the drivers of its operations.

We are an independent law firm that benefits from strong professional ties with the best law firms in the world. This enables us draw on diverse collaborative initiatives and operational systems that support our determination to accord our clients a world-class service in Uganda and beyond.

We are pleased that we have been consistently ranked as a leading law firm by the IFLR 1000 and Chambers Global in their directory rankings for law firms in Uganda.


The MMA Law Academy is our firm’s internal platform for delivery of practical training to young professionals with a three-prong focus on technical expertise, leadership and for our in-house team, organisational culture.

In addition to our in-house team, a number of free slots are usually available for external lawyers.


Our transaction experience includes the following:

  • Advising a telecom company on the proposed sale of shareholding to a PE Fund.
  • Advising a client on a joint venture transaction in the oil & gas sector.
  • Advised Marriott Group on a proposed project and commercial transaction in Uganda.
  • Advised Afrexim Bank on its financing of the acquisition of Covid-19 PPE manufacturing equipment.
  • Advised JP Morgan and Barclays Bank Plc on a syndicated financing in Uganda.
  • Advised the finance parties on a USD 375 Million financing of a hospital project in Uganda.
  • Advised Nedbank on the insolvency of Afrimax Uganda Ltd t/a Vodafone Uganda.
  • Advised Uber Inc on due diligence relating to its operations in Uganda.
  • Advised Cipla Limited (India) and Cipla EU (UK) as controlling shareholders on the IPO of their Ugandan subsidiary.


IFLR 1000 – Law Firm Rankings 2021

  • Tier 2 – Corporate & Banking
  • Tier 2 – Project Development

IFLR 1000 – Lawyer Rankings 2021

  • Julius M. Musoke – Leading Lawyer
    (Highly Regarded)
  • Diana N. Kibuuka – Leading Lawyer
    (Highly Regarded)

Chambers Global – Lawyer Rankings 2022

  • Julius M Musoke  – Band 2
    (General Business)
  • Diana N. Kibuuka  – Up and Coming
    (General Business)

“They are a team of stars at Mukumbya Musoke – declared one commentator” – “They are very proactive and the speed of their response is commendable” Chambers Global 2022

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