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WALUSIMBI CO. & ADVOCATES

We are a pro-green, pro-human rights technology savvy commercial law firm, duly licensed and authorized to practice law in Uganda here to help you unpack and solve your legal needs. With the right timing, you may in fact never come to face most of the likely legal issues that may affect you.

PRACTICE AREAS

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This firm boosts of a strong reputation among ts peers for its litigation record.Our practice experience cuts across all courts of record including the Civil,land and commercial divisions of the High Court where we make routine representations of our clients.

Our insurance legal services range from performing subrogation, contracts preparation, debt collection and fraud investigation in claims leveled against them.
Our work has exposed us deeply to this fast-developing branch of the law.

In part owing to our representation for some of the leading business persons, we maintain a data base of lucrative properties for sale on the one hand prospective purchasers on the other hand principally in the central business district and its immediate surrounding areas.

We have acted for project affected persons of energy power lines mainly in the way leafs from the Mutundwe power sub station.
We are uniquely familiar with energy related negotiations, contractual matters & litigation.

Our lawyers have crafted and perfected employment contracts for many businesses. We have defended many high profile matters including the famous deans case against Victoria University.
We have appeared numerous times before the labor offices mainly in Kampala and the Industrial Court.
We understand the nitty gritty of employment relations and practice this branch of law to leverage justice in those disputes wherever they arise.

Our legal team is experienced in construction related contracts with their unique terms, their interpretation and litigation.

A core area of concern to many business persons we are always updating ourselves with developments in this sphere of the law and crafting innovative ways to bring our clients up to speed with both their rights and obligations when it comes to taxation matters
We keep an eye on tax exemption matters, liabilities, penalties and how to navigate around them.
We deliberately maintain professional relations with the tax body which has proved useful in resolving tax matters.
Where matters are not resolved by the tax body we have made appearances before the Tax Appeals Tribunal and indeed other courts of records to seek justice for our clients.

Owing to its covular nature, we in instances work with external accountants and auditors who help break down our clients’ matters

We have a long and strong record in acting for and against financial institutions.
In the high stakes matter of Crane Banks resolution, we acted to solve its debt collection problem coming to the fore as its number one debt collection law firm stretching from before its take over by Bank of Uganda, during its statutory management, during its receivership right past its sale to DFCU Ltd.
We presently act for at least two other commercial banks in the areas of banking litigation, contracts, debt collection and perfection of securities.

We have also been at the forefront of groundbreaking litigation including the recent matter of Shakil Pathan versus DFCU Limited where the head of the High Court (Commercial Division) His Lordship Wangutusi agreed with us and held that DFCU Bank was liable for the debts of Crane Bank Limited including those flowing from breached employment relations on account of the hitherto secretive Assumption of Liabilities contract.
We are as steeped in this kind of legal practice as can be.

We offer diverse legal services to civil societies in packages that include legal advisory on compliance matters, contracts matters, employment, due diligence, litigation including to recover monies misappropriated by own staff and required back by donors.
The important role played by civil society organizations in the country can only succeed with responsive legal services and from the record this firm is well suited for that purpose.

From specialist contract negotiation, drafting and critiquing we have got you covered. We have mastered experience in service level agreements, dispute resolution agreements among others. We listen to your peculiar concerns and cover you within the law on paper.
To us, this is never just another routine exercise as most disputes are won and lost on the strength of their documentation

From specialist contract negotiation, drafting and critiquing we have got you covered. We have mastered experience in service level agreements, dispute resolution agreements among others. We listen to your peculiar concerns and cover you within the law on paper.
To us, this is never just another routine exercise as most disputes are won and lost on the strength of their documentation

Our lawyers have crafted and perfected employment contracts for many businesses. We have defended many high profile matters including the famous deans case against Victoria University.
We have appeared numerous times before the labor offices mainly in Kampala and the Industrial Court.
We understand the nitty gritty of employment relations and practice this branch of law to leverage justice in those disputes wherever they arise.

All our lawyers have contractually set turn around periods for all matters. The turnaround timelines for different transactions are competitive weighed against any market competition for this class of services.
We perform such diverse transactional services as performing due diligence, preparing necessary documentations for transactions to proceed seamlessly, actual land transfers, perfection of securities especially mortgages, caveate registrations.
We also prepare for and pursue work permits for our clients expatrate clientele.
Our emphasis in our conveyancing works is due diligence to avoid risk of fraud among others.

ABOUT US

Walusimbi & Co. Advocates is an innovative, and well-disposed law firm, focusing on delivering expeditious legal advisory and representation services to its Clients. With a keen understanding of global economic & market trends and combined with our commitment to excel, we have the ability to cut straight to the chase in any matter. Because we take pride in building long term relations, we strive to be accessible and are committed to knowing our clients, their unique needs and their business to enable us offer tailor made services and close the deal while being mindful of our clients business interests.

The firm maintains professional indemnity (insurance) of up to Uganda shillings one billion with a leading insurance firm in the country.

OUR VISION

To be a reliable source of timely, affordable and premium legal services to all our clients harnessing the benefits of experience, the legal services industry’s best global practices while keeping an eye to the future always

OUR CORE VALUES

Professionalism
We aspire to perform all our tasks with the industry’s highest skill levels and with a decorum to match
 Innovation
This could have easily been number one As the world moves through the fourth industrial revolution, we realize that the legal services sector can not escape playing a role both as a facilitator and a benefactor of this revolution. For this reason, we are always out to seek and even enable innovations that make us more efficient & competitive in our practice. From law practice apps, management software’s and so on, we either have it or have an eye on it.
 Excellence
Our greatest reward is accomplishing any of our tasks to the highest possible standard.
 Diligence
As a rule of thumb, we do not take anything for granted, every allegation of fact is questioned and investigated for scientific certitude.
 Reliability
As a rule of thumb, we do not take anything for granted, every allegation of fact is questioned and investigated for scientific certitude.

The Core Legal Team

Walusimbi Nelson - Walusimbi Co. & Advocates
NELSON WALUSIMBI
Managing Partner

LLB(Hons)(Muk), Dip. LP(LDC)
LLM(Corporate & Insolvency Law)-Nottingham Trent University(under study)
Commissioner of Oaths & Notary Public

With ten (10) years experience, the experienced litigator and commercial law practitioner, Nelson is the Managing Partner of this law Firm.
A strategic thinker, Nelson is an active member of the Uganda Law Society and East Africa Law Society.
An institutionalist, Nelson is a firm believer in structured organization and works to perfect through quality legal services support.
Nelson has wide-ranging experience in litigation, conveyancing, in supporting boards of directors as company secretary, contracts drawing and critiquing and in debt collection and management using an array of legal tools.

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Daphne Gunn- Walusimbi Co. & Advocates
DAPHNE GUNN
Advocate

LLB(Hons)(Muk), Dip. LP(LDC)
Commissioner of oaths & Notary Public

With over seven years in legal practice Daphne is an experienced conveyancer, Daphine heads our transactions department. She oversees the propriety of transactions, gives a second-often final eye.
Her key strengths are in drafting different sets of legal documents from contracts, mortgage deeds, service level agreements and in the execution of their registration

Awards/Certificates

Andrew-Kabuubi -Walusimbi Co. & Advocates
ANDREW KABUUBI
Advocate

LLB(Hons)(Muk), Dip. LP(LDC)

Andrew has established himself as a crucial part of this firms litigation department. A hard-worker, he thinks on his toes and his efforts have brought home some interesting judgements.

Awards/Certificates

Atuhire Daphine - Walusimbi Co. & Advocates
DAPHINE ATUHAIRE
Advocates

LLB(Hons)(UCU), Dip. LP(LDC)

Daphine’s practice has in Large part been natured by this firm from her law development centre clerkship days.
She has since firmly placed herself at the core of this firms’ legal practice as the backbone of its research efforts significantly boosting the litigation efforts. Daphine is also a reliable transaction lawyer.
She has been consistent in her performance.

Awards/Certificates

Support Team

Christine Nanozi

Christine Nanozi

Firm Administrator

NTULUME MAIMUNA

Responsible for overseeing the firm's day today operations

NTULUME MAIMUNA

Accounts Assistant

NUWE BLESSING

Responsible for the firm's book keeping.

NUWE BLESSING

Accounts Officer

LUBEGA HALIM

Responsible for overseeing the firm's debt collection functions

LUBEGA HALIM

Licensed Bailiff

JAMES OKIROR

Responsible for service of court process and other documents on behalf of the firm

JAMES OKIROR

Legal Clerk

SHAKIRA NAKULUUMA

Responsible for record keeping at the firm both physical and online.

SHAKIRA NAKULUUMA

Records Officer

Facts About Us

We confirm our readiness and willingness to execute your instructions with professionalism, diligence and efficiency through delivery of high-quality services in the most cost-effective manner, provision of regular reporting and updates on progress of work, and relationship meetings to review the performance of the firm.

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Honor & Awards

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WORKING HOURS

Monday – Friday: 8:00 – 16:30 Hrs
Saturday: 8:00 – 18:30 Hrs
Sunday: 11:00 – 15:00 Hrs (Phone until 16:30 Hrs)

WE ARE HERE

5th Floor, Kampala Boulevard Building
Plot___ Kampala Road.
(Opp.Mian Post office building)

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