Firm’s Experience/Highlights:

Commercial Transactions:

Acting for Infra Consulting Services Limited (ICS) an international firm of Consultants based in the United Kingdom that took over, through a Management Buy-Out, URS (formerly Scott Wilson) operations in East Africa, on various road construction projects such as the Kampala-Jinja Expressway, Kampala Southern Bypass, Kampala-Entebbe Expressway, Kampala Flyover Project, etc.

Advising St. Balikuddembe Market Stalls, Space and Lock up Shops Owners Association Ltd (SSLOA) in St. Balikuddembe Market, on loan transactions to develop a modern market and facilities in the sum of an initial investment of USD.50M, rising to USD.300M. It is the largest market in Uganda developed on a 7.5 acres plot and an extra 2.2 acres for the road network around it.

Advising Zzimwe Enterprises Hardware and Construction Company & Joka Investments Limited, on the potential sale of a stone quarry located in Mukono, in the sum of USD.10M to Kampala Capital City Authority.

Advising Zzimwe Enterprises Hardware and Construction Company on loan transactions, including subordinations of existing loans in excess of USD.2M and rescheduling fresh loans from investors in the road construction sector in Uganda.

Advised Kunhou Mining Group, a Chinese Company in the acquisition of shares in excess of USD.2M in a Ugandan mining company.

Advising Lubiri High School on a financing of USD.1M for the completion of the construction of a new boarding school section in Buloba (Buloba Campus).


Litigation:

Acting for the Uganda National Roads Authority to contest a USD.10M claim by Welt-Machinen Engineering Limited, a gold dealing Company.

Acting for the Uganda National Roads Authority to contest various compensation claims from Project Affected Persons (PAPs) on various projects in Hoima, Kabale, Kampala, Mbarara, Masindi, Soroti, etc.

Acting for NIKO Insurance (now Sanlam Uganda) to contest a refund claim from the Ministry of Local Government due to a financial loss of Ugx.4.2BN to Government in regard to the bungled procurement of 70,000 bicycles to be used by LC1 and parish chairpersons for government activities ahead of the 2011 presidential elections.

Acting for Zzimwe Enterprises Hardware and Construction Company in a claim for Ugx.5BN against Kampala Capital City Authority for wrongful termination of various road construction projects within the Kampala Central Business District.

Acting for Davis & Shirtliff (International) Limited/Group which is the leading supplier of water related equipment in the East African region in various debt collection claims in excess of Ugx.1BN.


Fees

In litigation matters, the Firm is guided by both the Advocates Act and Advocates (Remuneration and Taxation of Costs) Rules, which provide guidelines for computing legal fees depending on the nature of instructions. In legal Consultancy and non-contentious matters, our firm is quite flexible and competitive in terms of its fees structure. KKL Advocates is willing to discuss the fees for all the tasks assigned on a win-win basis.


Conflict of Interest:

It is the policy of KKL  Advocates that all Partners, employees and staff avoid any conflict between their interests and those of the Firm. The purpose of this policy is to ensure that KKL  Advocates’ honesty and integrity, and its reputation therefore, are not compromised. The fundamental principle guiding implementation of this policy is that no employee should have, or appear to have personal interest or relationships that conflict with the best interest of KKL  Advocates.


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