Welcome

Frederick Francis & Associates Advocates is a boutique law practice opened in February 1999 and based in Kampala, Uganda. Our main areas of expertise are dispute resolution, commercial and corporate law and practice.
Our firm has several years of experience advising clients across the world on a broad range of contentious and non-contentious matters ranging from Business and Corporate Law, Financial Institutions Law, Air Transport and Aviation Law, Legal Policy and Advocacy work in the strengthening of Private Sector competitiveness as well as general contract and conveyance matters. Essentially, our team will find out, in the shortest time possible, what your need is, and the fastest way to solve it - ethically, effectively and efficiently.

Meet our Team

The team at Frederick Francis & Associates Advocates is composed of highly experienced, motivated and enthusiastic legal professionals who are committed to delivering legal services to the highest ethical standards. The full team is composed of three partners, one senior associate, two associates and three other administrative and support staff.
Frederick Ochieng-Obbo
  • Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial Law
  • Company and Secretarial Services
  • Construction
+256 712 747202
Frederick Ochieng-Obbo - Staff at Frederick Francis & Associates Advocates
Frederick Ochieng-Obbo - Staff at Frederick Francis & Associates Advocates
Lydia Ochieng-Obbo
  • Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Financial Institutions Law and Practice
  • Labour and Employment Law
  • Policy Research and Advocacy
+256 713 462293
Lydia Ochieng-Obbo - Partner at Frederick Francis & Associates Advocates, Kampal
Lydia Ochieng-Obbo - Partner at Frederick Francis & Associates Advocates, Kampal
Sarah Babirye Lubega
  • Contract and Merchantile Law
  • Financial Institutions Law and Practice
  • Labour and Employment Law
  • Property Law and Conveyance
+256 772 664492
Sarah Babirye Lubega - Partner at Frederick Francis & Associates Advocates Kampa
Sarah Babirye Lubega - Partner at Frederick Francis & Associates Advocates Kampa
Elaine Alowo-Matovu
  • Construction
  • Contract and Merchantile Law
  • Corporate Law and Practice
  • Intellectual Property
  • Investment Funds
+256 776 640942
Elaine Alowo-Matovu - Staff at Frederick Francis & Associates Advocates Kampala
Elaine Alowo-Matovu - Staff at Frederick Francis & Associates Advocates Kampala

Pro Bono

Frederick Francis & Associates participates fully in the Pro-Bono scheme of the Uganda Law Society offering legal services to indigent parties referred by the Society. In addition, the Firm operates pro-bono schemes in its own right. The firm has helped many indigent claimants who have been unfairly disinherited or dispossessed in estate wrangles. The firm, on a pro-bono basis, also supports a number of NGO's working with the community on deserving community projects.

Our Expertise

Frederick Francis & Associates Advocates has carved out a niche expertise in the following areas of legal practice, primarily geared to serve the business community, both local and international.

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Corporate Law and Practice

We provide advice, legal solutions and direction to local and foreign companies operating in Uganda in the establishment, registration and operation of their businesses. We aim to give our clients the best and most pragmatic solutions to their business strategies such as joint ventures, alliances, and broad collaborations in all aspects of their business operations. Our other services under this category include sale and purchase of companies and businesses, due diligence investigations, and advice on the duties and responsibilities of directors and their officers.

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Insurance Law and Practice

Our firm offers specialized advise in all areas of insurance, both personal and corporate and handles insurance disputes on behalf of our clients.

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Labour and Employment Law

We provide advice to our clients on the different aspects of employment law ion Uganda and handle for clients various employment issues both contentious and non contentious. These include providing advice on severance and disciplinary issues as well as grievance issues.

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Transportation Law, specialised in Aviation Law

We offer expert advice in the entire transportation field including the following areas: multimodel transport and logistics, air transport operations, shipping, trucking and haulage. Our services extend to advising charter parties; advising on cargo claims; advising on aircraft finance and leasing; advising on aviation insurance and general aviation corporate advice.

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Financial Institutions Law and Practice

We provide financial institutions including banks and Micro finance institutions advisory legal services on various corporate operations, including Regulatory compliance issues, and project finance transactions and syndications. We act for these institutions in the preparation and registration of all relevant security documents on the lending aspect of their business.

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Intellectual Property

We provide to our clients services for the registration of all intellectual property including trademarks, patents, industrial designs, copyright as well as handling prosecution and defense of intellectual property rights. The firm also offers dispute resolution on intellectual property rights.

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Property Law and Conveyance

Our firm offers a full spectrum of legal services in all aspects of property conveyance focusing on land, commercial and residential property industry. We act for many local as well as overseas investors in the purchase and sale of commercial properties and in the preparation of leases for commercial as well as residential buildings in Uganda providing legal advice on all aspects of property investment. At the individual level, we handle preparation of leases, and tenancy agreements for both small scale residential and commercial properties. We offer advice on landlord and tenant issues and other related matters concerning terms, and conditions contained in all types of short term and long Agreements.

Contact Us

Contact Us

It is our pleasure to hear from you or get to meet you in person. give us a call or pay us a visit. You can also call one of us directly

+256 772 355 339
attorneys@frederickfrancis.ug
P. O. Box 27705, Kampala Uganda
Plot 23A2, Akii Bua Road,
Nakasero, Kampala.