Mon – Fri: 9.00 am – 4.00pm

Plot 133 Kiira Road, Kampala, P.O Box 29911, Kampala

Practice Areas



Our Litigation team is made up of experienced lawyers who handle litigation. The team has distinguished itself in the area of banking and finance litigation, commercial litigation, corporate debt recoveries, realization of securities etc.


Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

We aim for the forefront of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) law for Uganda and the East African Region, having added ADR legal practices committed to settling disputes, whether pursued independently or in parallel to litigation or arbitration. Our lawyers are experienced legal practitioners who represent clients in ADR processes, including acting as mediators and arbitrators.

Our areas of work include:
• Arbitration
• Drafting ADR clauses,
• Mediation processes
• Negotiation, Risk management and Settlement conferencing


Intellectual Property Rights(IPR)

In this day and age, brand visibility is a crucial aspect of any business venture. The ability of a product to be quickly identified and purchased by consumers is crucial to the commercial viability of any business. It therefore becomes important for businesses to protect their intellectual property rights through registration, licensing, distributorship agreements, etc.

Our firm offers various IPR related services such as registration and renewal of licenses of trademarks, patents, copyright, utility model and industrial design. We also handle intellectual property audits, due diligence and brand equity management. The firm prosecutes and litigates IPR matters and assist our clients in protecting their IPRs from infringement, counterfeiting, misappropriation and unfair competition. Our team is well versed with the markets in which our clients operate, allowing us to maintain a commercial approach that optimizes efficiency, reduces costs and enhances effectiveness


Immigration Law

Our immigration portfolio comprises specialized practice in the following areas of law: Business Immigration, Citizenship, and Employment Authorizations-work permits. Whether you are running a large multi-jurisdictional immigration program, or need assistance with immigration, we can help you seamlessly manage the movement of your workforce. Designed to meet your need for comprehensive support, our full range of work permit and authorization services help to ensure process compliance with immigration regulations.

Services include:
• Work and residence permit, entry clearances, entry visas and immigrant matters.
• Visa issuance, Special pass, dependent pass and student pass
• Entry and departure procedures

Our designated teams of experienced professionals take time to understand your company’s business objectives, immigration goals and assignees. They communicate openly with you and your assignees throughout the immigration process, building trusted partnerships and providing holistic, customized support


Employment & Labor Law

Our practice deals with employment and human resource matters, especially the structuring of staff handbooks and human resource manuals, terms and conditions of employment, benefit schemes and employee reward structuring. Our litigation team is experienced in handling employee disputes and workmen’s compensation claims in any labor dispute resolution forum.


Commercial & Corporate Transactions

Finance in general is a sophisticated business. Deals move quickly – requiring advisors to be nimble and responsive. These are some of the areas we advise on;
• Due diligence checks
• Debt recovery
• Corporate insolvency
• Corporate finance and capital structures
• Capital markets
• Real estate and conveyancing • Acquisition of companies
• Statutory and regulatory compliance
• Corporate governance and corporate restructuring
• Company secretarial work
• Investment agreements and other commercial agreements
• NGO advisory

We aim to add value to our clients and their business needs. Rather than trying to force your work into our mold, we understand that every deal or piece of advice, whatever its size or significance, is unique. So, we use our unrivalled knowledge and expertise to anticipate challenges before they arise and ensure that transactions progress smoothly.


Family Law

Droit Advocates, we strive to exceed clients’ expectations in every way possible. Not only is our legal team highly skilled in the art of litigation, but we are also excellent negotiators and creative problem-solvers. Clients appreciate our skill and thoroughness in identifying problems and proposing proactive solutions. We are sensitive to our client’s emotional, child related and financial issues associated with family disputes. Our lawyers provide attentive, responsive service, devoting personal attention to each client. We offer the same level of individualized service that clients expect from a community-rooted law firm. Our family law practice encompasses the core areas of: registration of marriages adoption, Divorce, Child Custody, and Post-divorce matters.