Kampala lawyer scoops global award
Newvision Monday November 3rd 2014
A Kampala city lawyer Sam Mayanja has scooped the coveted award by the UK-based law guide known as Global Law Experts (GLE) practice awards 2014. Mayanja, a managing partner with Kampala Associated Advocates, was recognized at the 2014 annual GLE practice awards ceremony held in London recently. The lawyer scooped the award along with 2,000 other lawyers from 140 countries. He was cited for his ardent guidance to Ugandan business communities to build capacity and maintain sustainable businesses while avoiding legal liabilities and poor corporate governance. He channels his guidance through Sustainable Wealth Creation magazine, a publication of the Institute of Corporate Governance of Uganda. The institute is a not-for-profit membership-based organization that aims at promoting excellence in corporate governance principles and practice. Mayanja said the honour caught Sam Mayanja him unaware because his contribution to the magazine was just to help the business community. The lawyers were recognised for their contribution to over 50 practice areas which include; Alternative Dispute Resolution that promotes expeditious resolution of disputes.