Patrah Nahwera

Senior Associate

Patrah Nahwera

Senior Associate

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Ms. Nahwera is a dedicated and principled advocate.  Passion for the law is at the top of everything she does. Ms. Nahwera fronts a client centered approach aimed at providing tailor-fit legal remedies and solutions to her clients. She holds the world view that a lawyer’s happiness depends on specifically executing the Client’s instructions.

Key deals;

Part of the team that successfully advised on and assisted Sun Belt Holdings Limited in recovery of Monies amounting to UGX. 1,100,000,000 (Uganda Shillings One Billion One hundred Million Only). Assisted in the drafting of Court pleadings; appearance and execution of the Court Decree.

Advising on and assisting in litigation based and mortgaged related debt recoveries for various companies and Commercial Banks.

Advised, assisted and guided Mericone Botanical Consults Ltd in the process of obtaining work permits and other immigration related documents for its Directors and Employees.

Was involved in the process of obtaining work permits and other immigration related documents for strategic employees of a leading company with over a decade of experience in manufacturing and exporting botanical extracts to different parts of the World named World Botanical Extracts Limited. 

Advised Bushpig Packers Limited on the process of acquiring work permits and other immigration related documents for their employees and other relevant support staff.
Part of the legal team that advised Contact Graphics Limited; a pioneer outdoor advertising company established in 1996 and has been at the forefront and a leading company in the business of advertising in both Uganda & Rwanda on the recovery of UGX.10,000,000,000 (Uganda Shillings Ten Billion Shillings Only).

Part of the team that defended Bregah International Limited in an eviction suit. The value of the subject matter of the suit land was UGX. 5,000,000,000 (Uganda Shillings Five Billion Shillings Only).
Advised various leading Entrepreneurs in the Region on Tax avoidance and aided in the negotiating, guiding and structuring various asset and private property acquisition transactions.
Negotiated and Advised on the Acquisition of a leading Fintech Company in Uganda. The Fintech Business is an emerging business trade in the Region and is viewed as a key enabler of the 4th Industrial Revolution. 
Advised a Global Company on the acquisition of Assets, startups and on the principles of law surrounding investment in the Region. 
Been involved in several Arbitration matters for various companies including Guangdong Company Limited.
During the Covid Period, She was involved in advising various companies on the rights of their employees, structuring of relief benefits and the tenability of collective termination. 

Areas Of Practice

Corporate & Commercial
Banking & Finance
Land Transactions
Immigration law
Employment & Labour


Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
Law Development Centre - Kampala

Honors Law Degree (LL.B)
Uganda Christian University - Mukono


Uganda Law Society
East African Law Society
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