Racheal works with the Property, Banking and Finance Team. She advises several local and international lenders, borrowers, funds and DFI’s in their financing and project development transactions in Uganda. In addition to her banking and finance expertise, Racheal advises an array of clients on commercial laws in Uganda.
She previously worked with Yiga Advocates and the Norwegian Refugee Council. Racheal holds an LLB (Hons) degree from Makerere University, Kampala and a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre.
Advocate of the High Court of Uganda
Member, Uganda Law Society.
Member, East African Law Society
Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Law Development Centre (Uganda)
LLB (Hons), Makerere University, Kampala
NOV 2021 - DATE Associate, MMAKS Advocates
SEP 2019 - OCT 2021 Legal Trainee, MMAKS Advocates
JUN 2018 - JUNE 2019 Project Assistant ICLA – Norwegian Refugee Council
DEC 2017 - MAY 2018 Associate, Yiga Advocates
APR 2017 - MAY 2017 Clerkship Student, MMAKS Advocates
Banking and Finance
Involved in the day-to-day preparation, drafting, perfection and review of various finance documents including local security documents and all related documentation.
Involved in writing legal opinions on different legal matters including stamp duty related issues, land ownership, the tenures system in Uganda, the banking regime in Uganda and online payments and cross border remittance services.
Involved in the preparation and registration of securities on a day-to-day basis for some of the top commercial banks in Uganda and Kenya and keeping the banks updated on the status of their matters.