We handle a considerable amount of aviation and aviation related work ranging from; .
We have one of the largest banking practices in Uganda representing several leading international, regional and local banks.
Once assented to, the Law will foster a more inclusive banking experience for clients of different faiths and our Firm is at the forefront, ushering our clients into this new financial dimension in the country.
Our Team provides comprehensive coverage and support in relation to the laws and regulations of all the key financial centers in the region.
Our Employment team advises on the full spectrum of employment issues and laws.
KATS advises corporate and individual clients (both domestic and foreign) on employment contracts, policies and procedures, handling redundancies and relations with trade unions, remuneration and incentive systems, pension funds and social security audits, expatriation.
Although the Oil & Gas practice in Uganda is relatively new, KATS has quickly developed expertise in this practice area and has put together a multidisciplinary team of lawyers to accurately advise its clients.
The Firm has been the natural choice and perfect fit for almost all parties seeking to explore, develop and grow Uganda's rich oil potential, as well as those seeking to acquire a stake in the concessions that have been issued by the Government of Uganda.
On January 7th, 2016, the Ugandan Parliament passed the Financial Institutions (Amendment) Bill 2015, which permits Islamic Banking.
This is a banking system consistent with Sharia Law, some of its key principles include but are not limited to; prohibiting charging of interest on loans, fixed deposits and mortgages, profit, loss and risk sharing between the commercial bankers and customers, unjust enrichment, unethical purposes.
We have represented clients in transactions in the upstream, middle and downstream areas of the Oil & Gas value chain.
We have advised various clients on numerous Energy Power generation projects including Hydro power dams in Western and Northern Uganda, Solar power projects and companies involved in distribution of solar kits and raising financing for renewable energy projects.
We have acted as counsel for numerous foreign and local investors, foreign donor agencies and government bodies seeking to underwrite major loans and transactions within the region and have performed due diligence exercises and monitoring of the projects that have been underwritten.