Joseph Kyazze

Senior Partner

Joseph Kyazze

Senior Partner

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An excellent lawyer, a lecturer of Civil Procedure and Land Transactions at the School of Law, Makerere University, Mr. Kyazze, one of the founding members of the firm has and continues to represent clients in high profile cases, ranging from commercial, land, constitutional and other areas and is in charge of litigation. He is has been widely consulted and has advised clients locally, regionally and internationally on a number of legal matters and transactions.

Key deals;

Negotiated and closed on a compensation for Clients whose land was acquired by the Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) for construction of the Namanve- Luzira Transmission line to a tune of UGX. 28,000,000,000=.

Concluded a case against Dfcu Bank Ltd and Commissioner Land Registration for the illegal and fraudulent transfer and takeover of 48 properties/branches of the former Crane Bank Ltd. Meera Investments Ltd, being the owner and registered proprietor of the properties was decreed the rightful owner of the properties and Dfcu Bank Ltd, a trespasser on the suit properties.

Advised and closed on a transaction for the sale of land in Busega worth UGX. 4,400,000,000= to National Water & Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) for establishment of the Sewerage Treatment Plant on behalf of Government of Uganda.
Advised and closed on a compensation for Kampala Kingdom Ltd for land required for the construction of the Kampala Flyover Construction and Road Upgrading Project (KFCRUP).

Successfully represented Mestil Hotel and Residences against Roko Construction Ltd in an Arbitration wherein Mestil Hotel was awarded Liquidated and Ascertained Damages for the delayed project, costs of rectification of defects, and costs of the arbitration.

Concluded a case against Dfcu Bank Ltd whereof the Clients were awarded UGX. 24,046,525,959.2/= arising out of mismanagement of accounts, illegal transactions on a clients’ accounts, etc.

Recently concluded on a compensation for a Client land taken by NWSC in Banda for construction of the Lake Victoria II protection project to expand the sewerage collection capacity in Kampala.

Areas Of Practice

Land Transactions (both litigation & advisory)
Corporate & Commercial Legal Services (both litigation & advisory)
Election Petitions, Appeals & related matters
Insurance Legal Services 
Banking & Finance
Intellectual Property 
Employment & Labour
Constitutional Litigation
Taxation & Revenue 
Debt Collection & Recovery 
Family Practice & domestic related litigation and advisory including Administration of Estates


Master of Laws Degree in Commercial Law 
University of Cambridge - UK

Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
Law Development Centre - Kampala

Bachelor of Laws (LL.B)
Makerere University - Kampala


Uganda Law Society

East African Law Society

Cambridge University Lawyers Forum

The Adhoc Committee of Legal Reform, Uganda Law Reform Commission.
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