Stephen Zimula

Partner
Litigation
+256 776 613 611
+256 414 259 992

Background

Stephen works with the Litigation and Conveyance team of the firm. He holds an LL.B (Hons) Degree of Makerere University, a Diploma in legal practice from the Law Development Centre and a Diploma in Trial Advocacy from the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, America.

Stephen was admitted to the Uganda Bar in January 2006. He specialises in commercial litigation, conveyancing, land and property laws and recoveries.

Membership In Professional Societies

  • Uganda Law Society
  • East African Law Society

Professional Qualifications

  • 2004: LLB, MUK
  • 2005: Diploma in Legal Practice, Law Development Centre, Kampala, Uganda.
  • 2006: Diploma, Trial Advocacy, NITA, USA.

Career Summary

  • Partner, MMAKS Advocates
  • Senior Associate, MMAKS Advocates
  • Associate, MMAKS Advocates
  • Lecturer, Kampala International University
  • Legal Assistant, Adriko & Karugaba Advocates

Areas Of Expertise

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Land and Property Laws
  • Conveyancing
  • Recoveries
  • Tax

Top Matters

  • Acting for a client in a tax dispute worth USD 7 million
  • Advising a number of both local and international clients on the acquisition of various properties in Uganda.
  • Acting for a seed Company in the acquisition of various properties in Uganda worth U$3,000,000.
  • Acting for various Commercial Banks in Uganda in the recovery of both secured and unsecured debts.
  • Acting for the central Bank in a suit involving fraudulent acquisition and Conveyance of Securities encumbered by the Plaintiff to secure a debt facility of USD 20 million.