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JOSEPH​ ​KYAZZE​ 
Partner (Head of Banking & Finance and Litigation) 

LLM (Cambridge) LLB (1st Class Hons) MUK, Dip L.P, LDC


joseph@magnaadvocates.com

Summary Bio

An excellent lawyer, a lecturer of Civil Procedure and Land Transactions at the School of Law, Makerere University, Mr. Kyazze, one of the founding members of the firm has and continues to represent clients in high profile cases, ranging from commercial, land, constitutional and other areas and is in charge of litigation. He is has been widely consulted and has advised clients locally, regionally and internationally on a number of legal matters and transactions.

Practice​ ​Areas 

Joseph is an Advocate of the High Court of Uganda, Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Uganda and has also appeared before and litigated in the East African Court of Justice. He has sufficient exposure in cross border transactions, including corporate finance, intellectual property, international commercial transactions, international banking and investment law, conveyance and general commercial legal practice. He is has been widely consulted and has advised clients locally, regionally and internationally on a number of legal matters and transactions. He is also a member on a number of boards of companies and a legal adviser to corporate and institutional clients.

Education 

Mr. Joseph Kyazze graduated with a Bachelor of Laws Degree (1st class Honours) from Makerere University in 2003. He duly completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Legal practice at the Law Development Centre in August 2004. He completed his Master of Laws Degree in Commercial law (2nd class Upper) at the University of Cambridge in the  United Kingdom in July 2005, enrolled as an Advocate in January 2006, and has to-date practiced law for 10 years now. He also holds several certificates and has attended several seminars/ conferences on a number of legal aspects.

Certifications​ ​and​ ​Membership

He has amassed a wealth of experience; having previously worked with Shonubi Musoke & Co. Advocates, Nambale, Nerima & Co. Advocates and was the Managing Partner at Kyazze & Co. Advocates. He is also a member of the Uganda Law Society and the East African Law Society and the Cambridge University Lawyers Forum and also a member of the Adhoc Committee of Legal Reform, Uganda Law Reform Commission.