Muhumuza-Kiiza Advocates & Legal Consultants was established on the 3rd of September 2010 and has been operating as a law firm since then.
We combine the highest levels of knowledge, experience and teamwork in delivering dependable and high quality legal services as well as value adding solutions to our clients.
Set out below is our statement of who we are. It embodies our commitment remaining a client-centered firm, our values of integrity, innovation and team work and our ambition to reach the highest standards of excellence in legal practice while helping our clients achieve the greatest outcomes.
Photo Credit: M-K Advocates team at one our retreats
Our team makes our firm
We work as a team wherever our clients need us and have offices in Kampala, Mbarara, Masindi and Fort Portal that work seamlessly to meet our clients’ needs. We understand what it really takes to bring services closer to our clients and we bring together the knowledge and experience of our whole team to help our clients. Moreover we maintain the flexibility to build a team around every client’s specific needs.
We are creative and innovative
We use our knowledge, experience and expertise to help meet our clients’ needs. We have the creativity to find innovative solutions to difficult challenges and explain them simply. We are a modern and an evolving firm, open to new ways of working, so that we give clients an ever more efficient and effective service.
Professionalism and Integrity.
Our team recognizes that the reputation of our firm is integral to our success and we all have a duty to observe the highest personal, ethical and professional standards in everything we do and operate with integrity at all times.
We are an evolving firm, constantly inventing ourselves to better serve our clients’ needs.
Our first decade has been marked by a steady growth since the firm started on 3rd September, 2010. The firm has grown in response to the increasing volume of our clients and the complexity of their matters. Remaining committed to providing excellent services in all our work, we have opened offices in Fort Portal (2017), Mbarara (2018) and Masindi (2020) that have afforded us the opportunity to retain our staff in locations more convenient to our clients.
The volume of work we are handling has fueled exponential growth in the number of our staff to over 25. That growth has also included a significant expansion of practices we offer to our clients including Business & Commercial Practice, Energy, Mining & Infrastructure, Employment, Immigration & Social Security, Corporate Compliance, Real Estate, Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution among others. These practice areas are aligned to departments in the firm.
Our core values of teamwork, integrity and innovation reflect the ideals of our history and we remain committed to providing excellent services to all our clients.
Our Core Values
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Frequently asked questions
1. Why do I need a lawyer ?
Simple actions in your daily transactions can have serious legal implications that most people are not aware of. A lawyer will provide you with advice on your legal documentation, compliance with law and in disputes will be available to protect your interests.
2. Do you charge for consultation ?
We offer free initial consultation where we shall discuss the details of your matter and the processes involved.
3. What are the legal fees involved ?
Our fees are guided by the Advocates (Remuneration and Taxation of Costs Amendment). However the firm will provide you with an up-front estimate of your bill as it varies from case to case and also give you an appropriate billing arrangement. Please inquire from the lawyer in conduct
4. How will I be kept informed of my case?
The firm shall through letters, telephone calls, or an invite for a meeting(s); give you updates on any development and at each stage of your matter. You are also encouraged to contact the office or the lawyer in conduct of your matter for any inquiry.
5. How long will my transaction take?
It varies from case to case. Availability of proper documentation is necessary for timely completion of your transaction.Set-backs at different offices will sometimes come into play. But we do ensure that all deadlines are met on our part.
6. How long will my case take?
The duration will be dictated by the court’s schedule like back-logs and court vacation hence an extended time for your case. Although some cases will be settled through mediation/ arbitration and without actually going to court.