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Commercial Law 

At BNB Advocates, we have a team of experienced and tested commercial lawyers ready to provide you with that much needed legal advice to all types of commercial transactions.
We offer the following legal services:

  • Registration of business entities, including sole proprietorships, firms, partnerships, limited liability partnerships, private companies, public companies, and joint venture companies.
  • Registration of foreign companies in Uganda (through registration of branches or subsidiaries).
  • Provision of secretarial services to companies including ensuring the filing of annual returns, securing certified company documents and generally ensuring that the company file is fully updated.
  • Drafting various types of commercial agreements including, contracts to supply goods and services, contracts for the distribution of various goods, franchise agreements, agreements between the principal and the agent, service agreements, shareholder agreements, joint venture or partnership agreements setting out the rights and responsibilities of each of the partners, etc. etc
  • Restructuring the corporate and governance structure of your company or firm due to accounting or tax considerations. This could include admission of new directors, increasing share capital, transfer of shares from one shareholder to another, or general re-organization to improve efficiency.
  • Advising on purchase of businesses, assets and shares including drafting agreements covering the above that guarantee the best protection and minimize exposure.
  • Processing applications for an investment licence from the Uganda Investment Authority.


Bernard Namanya

Partner, Kampala

+256(0)777 688 121

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