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LEGAL AND ADVOCAY SECTION - OSCAR ASSOCIATED ADVOCATES

 

lawAdapcit Uganda established a wing to handle all legal and advocay services herein after refer to "Oscar Associated Advocates (OAA)". The team leader OAA is a commercial law practice with broad experience and a formidable manpower base, which has enabled Adapcit Uganda to be among the market leaders of the lawyer profession in Uganda.

The law firm practice was established in 1999 under the name and style, Alli Gabe & Co Advocates, but was later superseded by the present firm, Oscar Associated Advocates in 2009 and later became a legal wing in Adapcit Uganda working as partners. Throughout the fifteen (15) years of the firms existence there has been special emphasis on the development of a Commercial law, Land Law, Family Law and Criminal Law practice and have over the years succeeded in building a solid legal establishment.

WHAT WE DO

We have managed to build a strong client base and offers full service capabilities, from planning to implement an array of business and financial arrangements and transactions and specialises in the following areas:

EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS AND LABOUR LAW

employmentWe offer a comprehensive range of services in employment relations and labour law for employers in both the public and private sectors. The firm assists clients with collective bargaining, representations in union elections, unfair labour practice proceedings, wrongful termination matters, etc.  

FINANCE AND BANKING.

finance bankingIn addition to negotiating, documenting and closing mortgage loans, lawyers in this area of practice have participated in a wide range of credit transactions. We have also represented micro-lenders, insurance companies and other lending institutions.

COMMERCIAL AND CORPORATE LAW

commercial corporate

We advise on all aspects of corporate law using the expertise at the firm. In this area our firm advises on the full range of commercial legal issues from agency, distribution and franchising agreements to multijurisdictional joint ventures and alliances. 

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Commercial and Corporate Law

We advise on all aspects of corporate law using the expertise at the firm. In this area our firm advises on the full range of commercial legal issues from agency, distribution and franchising agreements to multijurisdictional joint ventures and alliances. Which include the following:

  1. Investment Funds: advising in relation to the establishment and management of domestic and international public/private investment funds and companies.
  2. Venture capital: advising on all aspects of venture capital, financing of projects and companies, management buy-in and buy-outs. This includes drafting related legal documentation pertaining to the transactions.
  3. Listed Companies: Acting for Ugandan companies intending to be listed on the Uganda Securities Exchange and guiding them on the listing rules and regulatory issues.
  4. Joint Ventures: Advising on the establishment of partnerships and joint venture arrangements.
  5. Unit Trusts: establishing and advising in relation to unit trusts and mutual fund.
  6. Company Secretaries:  The firm offers Company Secretarial duties to many leading companies.

Employment Relations and Labour law

We offer a comprehensive range of services in employment relations and labour law for employers in both the public and private sectors. The firm assists clients with collective bargaining, representations in union elections, unfair labour practice proceedings, wrongful termination matters, workers compensation claims and formulating personnel policies and practices.

Our Litigation team handles court proceedings resulting from these activities but our emphasis leans towards alternate dispute resolution mechanisms instead of protracted court sessions.

Environmental Law

Our environment law team has been involved in environmental impact assessments in several infrastructure projects and also participate in public interest litigation cases.

Finance and Banking

In addition to negotiating, documenting and closing mortgage loans, lawyers in this area of practice have participated in a wide range of credit transactions. We have also represented micro-lenders, insurance companies and other lending institutions.

Lawyers in this work area prepare and negotiate commitment letters, loan agreements, notes and mortgages, loan participation agreements and other loan documentation. The firm handles local acquisition, development, construction and permanent mortgage loans and loan workouts and restructurings. We have also handled debt collection and security enforcement procedures for all the client banks mentioned above. Incidental commercial litigation which frequently results   from these activities is handled by a designated team of Advocates led by one of the partners.

We are also able to assist clients in corporate taxation, securities work, public equity and debt offerings complimented by expertise from our professional associates.  In this regard we are closely associating ourselves with the Capital Markets Authority and the Uganda Securities Exchange as the stock market develops.

Intellectual Property

We have assisted numerous companies in the registration, licensing and management of trademarks, patents and copyrights.  We have also assisted a multinational client in the creation of regional licensing structure to maximize the protection of its intellectual property assets in the Great Lakes Region. 

Litigation arising from the infringement of intellectual property assets is also handled by the Firm as outside general counsel.

Properties and Real Estate

We provide a full range of legal services in real estate law, including the areas of real estate law, acquisition, planning, development, financing, investment, syndication, leasing and sales, which practice is supported by all of the firm’s other practice areas. We have represented both regional and national real estate developers, lending institutions and other businesses with their real estate legal needs.  All aspects of real estate dealings are handled including re-zoning, annexation, variances building permits, public improvements, creative financing, land sub-division, wetlands, environmental assessments and clean-up’s.


PROPERTIES AND REAL ESTATE

propertyWe provide a full range of legal services in real estate law, including the areas of real estate law, acquisition, planning, development, financing, investment, syndication, leasing and sales, which practice is supported by all of the firm’s other practice areas. We have represented both regional and national real estate developers.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

intellectual propertyWe have assisted numerous companies in the registration, licensing and management of trademarks, patents and copyrights.  We have also assisted a multinational client in the creation of regional licensing structure to maximize the protection of its intellectual property assets in the Great Lakes Region.

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

environmentWe have assisted numerous companies in the registration, licensing and management of trademarks, patents and copyrights.  We have also assisted a multinational client in the creation of regional licensing structure to maximize the protection of its intellectual property assets in the Great Lakes Region.

FIRM POLICY

Adapcit Uganda business and service departments operates independently. Therefore, legal section herein refer to Oscar Associated Advocates sets it policies to professionally give your affairs proper care, skill and attention.  We handle each assignment on a strict confidentiality basis. We will throughout do the handling of your matter rely on you to supply in a timely manner all information needed to act on your behalf and to tell us promptly of any relevant change in circumstances. Oscar Associated Advocates will not be under any obligation to verify or check the accuracy of such information unless it is specifically agreed in writing that we should do so.Icon Read more

 

 

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