Associate

Akantorana Kobusingye

Professional Experience

BACK GROUND

Akantorana is an Associate in the firm’s litigation department. Her practice focuses on commercial & civil litigation. She has been working with the firm since April 2017.

Akantorana holds an LLB (Hons) degree from Makerere University (MUK), a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre (LDC), and is certified to practice law in Uganda. She is a member of the Uganda Law Society and the East Africa Law Society.

CAREER SUMMARY

  • 2015 –2016  Intern, Uganda Revenue Authority
  • 2016-2017 Legal Assistant, Karuhanga Kasajja and Company Advocates
  • 2017-Date Legal Associate, Kampala Associated Advocates

 

  • NOTABLE CASES

Since her admission to the bar, Akantorana has been involved in a number of landmark cases that she has handled together with the Senior partners at the firm. She participated in a landmark mining case concerning the acquisition of a mining lease worth over USD 700 million in the High Court of Uganda. She also participated in defending the Electoral Commission in the Parliamentary and Local Council electoral matters with a 100% success record.

Akantorana has also participated in several large scale debt-recovery cases in the banking sector in which the firm represents Standard Chartered Bank, an international financial institution. She also has experience in Corporate and Legal advisory and has advised a number of companies on incorporation, taxation, compliance and administration.

She also successfully defended a Client in the Court of Appeal in a land matter valued over UGX 5,000,000,000. The case addressed various issues including fraud, the principle of estoppel, time limitation among others.

Akantorana has also appeared and ably represented Clients before the PPDA in various administrative review applications.

Dip. LP, Law Development Centre,

2016

LL.B (Hons), Makerere University,

2015

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Member of Uganda Law Society
  • Member of the East African Law Society

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