Eriya Mikka

Legal Assistant
Litigation
+256 779 888 069
+256 414 259 992

Background

Eriya holds an LL.B (Hons.) degree from Makerere University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre.  He is a legal assistant with the firm and works with the Litigation Team.

Eriya is involved in legal research, drafting court documents and the preparation of legal briefs. He is interested in the fields of Commercial Law and Litigation.

Professional Memberships

  • Member of Uganda Law Society
  • Member of East Africa Law Society

Professional Qualifications

  • 2017: Advocate of the High Court
  • 2015: Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Law Development Centre
  • 2014: LL.B (Hons.),Makerere University

Career summary

  • Legal Assistant, MMAKS Advocates

Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate and Commercial Law
  • Employment
  • Debt Recovery
  • Arbitration
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Family, Estate and Trusts law

Top Matters

  • Acting for a statutory entity in defence against a claim in excess of Ugx. 1,200,000,000/= arising out of an alleged breach of statutory duty.
  • Acting for a family Estate to obtain a grant of probate from the High Court of Uganda for an Estate valued at over Ugx 2,500,000,000/= and drafting share purchase agreements for the sale of shares of the Estate valued at USD 500,000.
  • Acting for a commercial bank to recover Ugx. 400,000,000/= advanced under a loan facility from the Borrower and Guarantors.
  • Acting for a business enterprise to release and recover commodities worth Ugx. 300,000,000/= attached under a Warrant for Distress for rent.