Office Address

Phone Number

+256 414 259920

Email Address

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MMAKS Advocates

Main Office Address

3rd Floor
Diamond Trust Building
17/19 Kampala Road
P.O. Box 7166

Office Locations


Firm Phone Number

+256 (0) 414 343859

Firm Fax Number

+256 (0) 414 254324

Personal Background

Ernest is a Partner at MMAKS Advocates since 2009. He is part of the litigation team and his main areas of expertise are in Commercial Litigation and fraud, loan recoveries and employment law. He has handled related litigation matters for several banks and corporate entities. He also advises on land transactions and product liability issues.

Ernest is a practicing Advocate of the High Court and a member of the Uganda Law Society and the East African Law Society.

Firm Background

MMAKS Advocates is a highly specialized commercial law firm, dealing in matters relating to banking, corporate and commercial law, acquisitions and intellectual property, among others. Our performance has been recognized by independent commentators covering the law and business sectors across the world. MMAKS Advocates has been consistently ranked as a leading commercial law practice by Chambers Global Guide. We also ranked as a Tier One law firm by IFLR 1000, The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law firms. The Firm has 8 Partners supported by 10 Associates. With a total staff compliment of 54, MMAKS Advocates is one of the largest firms in Uganda. MMAKS is a member of the African Legal Network

Our law firm's vision is to be the leading law firm in Uganda providing practical legal solutions excellently, professionally and with integrity. Our core values dictate that the members of our firm understand and use the CHOPSTIC in their work:
Continuous improvement of ourselves, services & systems
Hard work
Open Communication
Team work - Timely, responsive and qualitative service
Client satisfaction

Firm Practice Areas

The firm specializes in the field of corporate and commercial law and litigation; intellectual property; and mining, oil, and energy. Its attorneys can handle all aspects of employment and labor law. Among the many local and international entitles that it represents are: Barclays Bank, Stanbic Bank, MTN, and the Bank of Uganda.

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