Public Law & Regulation

K&K is the firm of choice for public procurement advisory services and dispute resolution. The firm has successfully handled large scale procurement disputes regarding projects of national significance in the transport, energy and water infrastructure sectors. The firm has over time built solid and dependable relationships with local regulatory authorities and accumulated the necessary experience and knowledge to effectively handle public procurement matters.

The firm has accumulated years of experience in negotiating and documenting PPP transactions both before and after the enactment of the Public Private Partnership Act 2015. We have advised on PPPs in the transport, water, defense, security printing, pharmaceuticals and media sectors. The firm has a very busy public sector desk and serves on the panels of three major regulators for the communications, electricity and aviation industry. The firm, in addition, provides legal services to 10 public corporations in the following sectors: defence, water, social security, housing, electricity generation, electricity transmission, medicines, communication and media.

We represent clients in heavily regulated areas like financial services, petroleum, telecoms, tobacco and gaming. The firm has in the process handled several internal and external regulatory compliance audits. We have built solid and dependable relationships with local regulatory authorities and over time, we have accumulated the necessary experience and knowledge to navigate the regulatory terrain.

As part of our business service, we provide tax advisory services to companies intending to set up and to those operating in Uganda. The firm has had a good record in negotiating settlement of seemingly intractable tax matters in the petroleum, construction and trading sectors and we have vast experience in litigating tax disputes before the Tax Appeals Tribunal and the Courts of Law.

Owing to our reputable litigation profile, we have attracted many notable clients in the defence of election petitions and other electoral disputes. In this regard we have successfully defended Election Petitions filed against His Excellency the President of Uganda (2006 and 2016), His Excellency the Vice President of Uganda (2011) and no less than 18 Members of the Parliament of Uganda in the year 2016 alone.