CR Amanya Advocates & Solicitors - Kampala

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CR Amanya Advocates & Solicitors
Plot 49 Salim Bey Road Ntinda PO Box 2263, Kampala, Uganda
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Contact number
+256 414 530835
Mobile phone
+256 772 484003
Working hours
  • Monday: 8:00AM to 5:00PM
  • Tuesday: 8:00AM to 5:00PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00AM to 5:00PM
  • Thursday: 8:00AM to 5:00PM
  • Friday: 8:00AM to 5:00PM
  • Saturday: By appointment
  • Sunday: Closed
Company manager Claire Amanya Rukundo-Kakeeto
Establishment year 2011
Employees 16-25
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CR Amanya Advocates and Solicitors is a full legal service law firm with jurisdiction in the Republic of Uganda. It is located in the Ugandan capital city of Kampala.
Areas of expertise include; commercial law, business law, tax law, criminal and civil law, family law including adoption law.

Our legal team is made up of attorneys with expertise in the Uganda law and international law with alumna trained both locally and internationally (United Kingdom); University College of London.

Banking & Finance
CRAA provides advisory and support services to banks, micro finance institutions, private equity firms and investment & fund managers. The support services largely include legal/ regulation advisory, preparation and review of facility documentation, perfection of securities,  
Show more realization of securities, review of securities and securities documentation, structuring of transactions, regulatory compliance, due diligence exercises, debt collection et al. CRAA helps clients to secure finance both debt and equity and also advises on structuring acquisitions.

Litigation and Dispute Resolution
CRAA has a solid background in handling arbitration and litigation cases. We combine our deep experience with vast industry knowledge and bring creativity to each and every assignment relentlessly protecting our clients' interests. CRAA is well versed with all forms of dispute resolution including arbitration, mediation and litigation and have handled many high profile and landmark cases. We represent our clients in commercial law centered disputes, taxation, land and employment disputes, election and constitutional petitions and in local and international arbitration. We can ably represent at all levels of the dispute before including tribunals, regulatory authorities, courts of law and boards.

Corporate & Commercial
We guide both local and foreign clients through the maze of registration and establishment of legal entities including companies, multinationals, non-governmental organizations and trusts. CRAA provides company secretarial services and acts as a representative office for several local and foreign companies. Our corporate and commercial practice largely involves advising on corporate structuring, mergers and acquisitions, tax requirements and compliance, winding up and insolvency. CRAA advises on all types of commercial contracts including preparing and reviewing contracts to cover all aspects of appropriate structuring, regulatory and licensing compliance, real estate, information, communication, technology and intellectual property law. CRAA handles intellectual property matters including trademarks, copyright and patent licensing, protection, enforcement, transfer and exploitation.

Transport & Infrastructure
This is a top priority sector in Uganda that includes upgrading of the road network, revitalizing the railway transport and expanding the air transport infrastructure. CRAA represents some of the largest foreign and local companies which have contracts with the Government through the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) to construct and upgrade the road network in Uganda. CRAA services hereunder include advice on procurement laws and procedures, liaising with regulatory and licensing authorities, compensation of land owners, importation of equipment, staffing issues among others. We are guided by our knowledge of FIDIC Conditions of Contract for the Construction Industry worldwide.

Employment, Pensions and Immigration
we offer our local and foreign clients exquisite employment and immigration solutions. We are always on hand to assist foreigners establish businesses, live and work in Uganda. We process entry permits work permits, dependents' passes and certificate of residence. CRAA assists in recovery of security bond deposits from the immigration department when the holders of the entry permits are leaving the country and helps to deal with and recover any money contributed to the National Social Security Fund. CRAA offers employment law advice to its clients and assists in preparation and review of employment contracts, compliance with employment regulations, provides redundancy and restructuring services, represents clients in the industrial court & liaises with labour officers.

Energy and Mining
CRAA advises some of the largest and most established international companies engaged in renewable and non renewable energy sectors that are participating in and or entering the Ugandan market. Besides the Company advisory services, specific to the sector services include processing exploration and exploitation licenses, mining leases, operation of concessions, assignment of existing rights and handling environment impact assessments and environmental claims.

Wills and Estate Planning
CRAA works with you as you put pen to paper your wishes for your business, family and investments in case of incapacitation and after you are gone. We help you to consider the use of Wills, Insurance and Trusts and handle a variety of estate planning matters (planning for the distribution of your property at your death). Our estate planning services include: drafting of Wills, Spousal and Children's trusts, insurance Trusts, Revocable Living Trusts, Irrevocable Trusts, Advance Medical Directives and Power of Attorney (General, Special & Medical.

International Networks

Prae Legal ( provides clients with access to global legal resources through its vast network of well- established 242law offices in trade centers in 131 countries.

CRAA is Prae Legal's exclusive partner in Uganda.

The AEA ( presents the largest network of the world's Attorneys.

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Exceptional service. The firm was very instrumental in the swift establishment of our new base operations within the East African region. We highly recommend them.
Ranked in the upper cream of legal services in Uganda.

Harimwomugasho Francis
Partne Newmark Advocates
simply the best! Very reliable and they were with me from the beginning until my case was concluded.
I follow them on their social media pages but they are convincing in the work they do. Keep it up Amanya
Skill, honesty and integrity! Some of the qualities one looks for in a lawyer and i must say i found Attorney Claire to posses all these and more. An attorney with a team that is always willing to go that extra mile in order to assure a superior service to the client. Throughout our professional and business dealings, Mrs. Claire has remained unfailingly courteous but more is her encyclopedic knowledge of the market rules in Uganda. I continue to consult with her especially on matters of contracts law as it relates to the construction sector.
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