Cross border practice basically involves Advocates extending their legal practice beyond the territorial boundaries of the state where they are admitted to the bar.
Citadel Law Africa is a reputable multi-national legal practice established in over five (5) African countries., Citadel Advocates is the subsidiary in Uganda. We have harnessed . the good will, experience and clientele of our holding firm across Africa.
We are leaders in providing legal advice to both individual and institutional investors. Our team has over the year achieved expense giving investment advice on among others;
Our investment package constitutes the following;
» Drafting and reviewing financing and security documents;
» Inter-creditor agreements;
» Loan agreements;
» Shareholders agreements;
» Memorandums of incorporation;
» Security documents including, cessions and guarantees;
» Indemnity agreements;
» Preference share agreements;
» Legal opinion work;
» Attending to mandate and term sheets;
» Non-disclosure agreements;
» Advising on equity interests;
» Legal opinions;
» Legal implementation of asset finance, acquisition finance, debt capital markets and property finance transactions;
» Advising the on the legal aspects of transactions as well as continued research into various aspects of the law and regulatory framework impacting on the legal viability of the transactions;
» Reviewing of, among others, loan agreements, shareholders agreements, preference share agreements and security agreements;
» Liaising with in-house attorneys to prepare the necessary documentation, reviewing these and negotiating with the client and their legal representatives to finalise the agreements; and
» Reviewing and vetting of various agreements on behalf of the investor
Bernard is a Senior Partner at the firm and the current President of the East Africa Law Society. He is a certified PPP specialist with over 10 years experience. Bernard went into private practice having spent close to nine years working as Legal Advisor with the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, first as a Legal Counsel with the Privatisation Unit and thereafter as a Legal Advisor with the Department of Project Analysis and PPPs.