Commercial Arbitration in Uganda
4th Floor Spear House,, Jinja Rd, Kampala
Founded in 1992, Byenkya, Kihika & Co. Advocates (“BK” or "the Firm") boasts of a rich heritage of over 25 years of providing modern, cutting edge , prompt and solution-oriented legal services to its domestic and International clients. The Firm is known for its comprehensive corporate and commercial advisory service coupled with a cautious approach that aims at minimizing risk for its clients. In so doing, the Firm has developed an enviable reputation as being one of Uganda’s reliable and most respected full-service law firms.
The Firm is spearheaded by Ebert Isaiah Byenkya, Oscar John Kihika and Blaisie Namwezi Paulsen. All matters of significance to the Firm at large are discussed and voted on by the full partnership while day-to-day management is undertaken by Ms. Paulsen in her capacity as Managing Partner. The partners are personally and significantly involved in the tailoring the legal counsel due to the Firm's clients.
BK continues to be recognized without solicitation as a leading law firm in Uganda by the Publishers of -The World's Leading Lawyers for Business.
In the Chambers Global 2009 edition, it was reported that “Commentators appreciate the ‘really quick turnaround times” of the team and the “exceptionally detailed work’ it produces... Partner Ebert Byenkya typifies the firm’s changing focus: although he is well known as a litigator, he is expanding his reach in corporate transactions, where he proves to be “extremely knowledgeable and sensitive to his clients’ concerns.”Show more +
Dinah Mukasa holds a Masters of law degree in Energy, Environment and Natural Resources from Tulane University, United States.
She holds Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom and a Post Graduate Diploma from the Law Development Centre. She pursued a certificate course with the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA), United Kingdom.
She works as a part-time lecturer at Uganda Christian University Mukono where she teaches oil and gas and Insurance law. She joined the firm in 2011 and currently specializes in Energy and Environmental law matters in the firm. She previously worked on commercial transactions specifically, corporate advisory, mergers and acquisitions and intellectual property.
Dinah radiates confidence and exacts finesse that few of her peers can match. She is a terrific draughts woman where complex documents are concerned.
In addition to being credited as a partner at the firm, Dinah is attached to the litigation and the securitization departments where she is considered ‘concise and on top of things'Show more +