Edwin Karugire


Edwin is a founding partner of the firm and heads the firm’s vibrant transactions department.

Edwin has over 20 years’ experience in both international and domestic corporate and commercial practice. He has acted for clients in all aspects of corporate law, including but not limited to Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Banking & Finance, Technology, Media & Telecommunication, Private Equity, Energy, Taxation, PPPs and Insolvency.

Edwin has successfully structured, negotiated and executed some of the most complex commercial transactions in the industry. He has led the K&K transactions team in some of the biggest telecommunication acquisitions in Uganda and has also handled several notable cross border Joint Venture transactions in the Technology, FMCG, Pharmaceuticals, Media, Security Printing, Agriculture and Manufacturing sectors.

Edwin possesses an in-depth knowledge of the TMT sector and has been retained as lead counsel by some of the biggest telecom operators as well as the industry regulator in Uganda.

Edwin draws on his knowledge and experience of the domestic and regional business markets to offer regional and international investors clear advice for setting up and sustaining business in Uganda.

Besides his work, Edwin enjoys music, farming and community service.

  • Banking & Finance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate and Commercial Transactions
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunication
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Energy
  • Property Law & Conveyancing
  • Uganda Law Society (ULS)
  • East African Law Society (EALS)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Master of Laws in Commercial and Corporate Law-University of London (Queen Mary and University College London),
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice – Law Development Centre
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (Honours) Degree – Makerere University Kampala