PPPs, Project Finance, Infrastructure & Construction

PPPs, Project Finance, Infrastructure & Construction

Infrastructure projects, acquisitions, financings and privatizations require strong analytical skills and public sector experience. With our live- fire experience in the Uganda’s public divesture process , we provide clients with integrated services and guide them through critical issues on the most complex transactions and disputes. We advise commercial banks, private equity firms, contractors and project sponsors on their involvement with large private and public projects.

Our team is at forefront of advising on the major Public Private Partnership (PPP) projects in Ugandadelivering sound and innovative solutions to clients on all aspects from bidding where applicable to design, procurement, financing and operational issues.

Our PPP team comprises experienced lawyers and accountants who advised on the enactment of Uganda Public Private Partnership Act and the underlying regulations as well as the establishment of the PPP Unit in Uganda.

Our foothold in the PPP space covers but is not limited to:
» Energy;
» Healthcare;
» Logistics;
» Airports;
» Education;
» Defence
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.
Mercy is an Associate in the Corporate Commercial, Banking and Finance Teams. She advises financial institutions on compliance obligations with Uganda’s regulatory regime as well as lending arrangements.

Mercy Sasira

Practice Manager