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Famous Lawyers from Uganda

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List of notable or famous lawyers from uganda, with bios and photos, including the top lawyers born in uganda and even some popular lawyers who immigrated to uganda. If you're trying to find out the names of famous uganda lawyers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These lawyers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known lawyer from uganda is included when available.

List people range from Mobina Jaffer to Amama Mbabazi.

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    Adolf Kasaija Mwesige is a Ugandan lawyer and politician. He is the current Minister for Local Government in the Ugandan Cabinet. He has served in that position since 18 February 2009. He is also the elected Member of Parliament for "Bunyangabu County", Kabarole District, a position he has served in ...more

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    • Age: age 49
    • Birthplace: Uganda
    • Profession: Politician, Lawyer
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    Amama Mbabazi
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    Patrick Amama Mbabazi is a Ugandan politician who was the Prime Minister of Uganda from 24 May 2011 to 19 September 2014. Prior to this position, he served as the Minister for Security in the Ugandan Cabinet from February 2009 to May 2011. He also served as the Secretary General of the National ...more

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    • Age: age 66
    • Birthplace: Kabale District, Uganda
    • Profession: Politician, Lawyer
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    Andrew Lutaakome Kayiira, M.A., PhD, was the Leader of the Uganda Freedom Movement, a guerrilla organization that fought the governments of Milton Obote and Tito Okello between 1980 and 1986. Andrew Kayiira and the UFM were often seen as a rival to the National Resistance Movement led by Yoweri Museveni ...more

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    • Age: Died at 42 (1945-1987)
    • Birthplace: Nkokonjeru, Uganda
    • Profession: Politician, Professor, Lawyer
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    Aston Kajara

    Aston Kajara is a Ugandan lawyer and politician. He is the current State Minister of Finance for Privatization in the Ugandan Cabinet. He was appointed to that position on 27 May 2011. In the cabinet reshuffle of 1 March 2015, he retained his cabinet post. Prior to that, from 16 February 2009 until 1 ...more

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    • Age: age 59
    • Birthplace: Uganda
    • Profession: Politician, Lawyer
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    Asuman Kiyingi

    Asuman Kiyingi is a Ugandan lawyer and politician. He is the State Minister of Works in the Uganda's Cabinet. He was appointed to that position on 1 March 2015, replacing John Byabagambi, who was appointed Minister of Works and Transport. Prior to that, from 27 May 2011 until 1 May 2015, he was the ...more

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    • Age: age 52
    • Birthplace: Uganda
    • Profession: Politician, Lawyer
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    Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi is a Ugandan lawyer and politician who has been Vice President of Uganda since 24 May 2011. Prior to that, he served as the Speaker of Parliament of Uganda from 2001 until 2011. He is also the current Member of Parliament, representing "Bukoto County Central", a constituency he ...more

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    • Age: age 72
    • Birthplace: Masaka, Uganda
    • Profession: Politician, Lawyer
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    Erias Lukwago

    Erias Lukwago is a Ugandan lawyer and politician. He is the Lord Mayor of the city of Kampala, the capital of Uganda and the largest metropolitan area in the country. He was elected to that position on Monday, 14 January 2011. He was voted out of office on 25 November 2013 by Councillors after a ...more

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    • Age: age 45
    • Birthplace: Kampala, Buganda
    • Profession: Politician, Lawyer
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    Eriya Kategaya was a Ugandan lawyer and politician. At the time of his death he was Uganda's First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for East African Community Affairs. He was also an ex officio Member of the Ugandan Parliament, on account of being a cabinet minister. Eriya Kategaya died at 7.30pm on ...more

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    • Age: Died at 68 (1945-2013)
    • Birthplace: Ntungamo, Uganda
    • Profession: Politician, Lawyer
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    Francis M. Ssekandi

    Francis M. Ssekandi, is a Professor of Law at the Columbia Law School and, since 1 July 2007, a Judge of the World Bank Administrative Tribunal. He has published on Law and Development, Human Rights, and Good Governance. Ssekandi is a former Judge, High Court/Justice of Appeal, and member, Uganda ...more

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    • Age: age 75
    • Profession: Lawyer
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    Fredrick Ruhindi, more commonly known as Freddie Ruhindi or Fred Ruhindi, is a Ugandan lawyer and politician. He is the Attorney General of Uganda. He was appointed to that position on 1 March 2015. Between 2 June 2006 and 28 February 2015, he served as the State Minister for Justice & Constitutional ...more

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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: Uganda
    • Profession: Politician, Lawyer
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    Henry Oryem Okello is a Ugandan lawyer and politician. He is the current State Minister for Foreign Affairs. He was appointed to that position in 2004. In the cabinet reshuffles of 1 June 2006, that of 16 February 2009, and that of 27 May 2011, he retained his cabinet post. He has previously served as ...more

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    • Age: age 55
    • Birthplace: Uganda
    • Profession: Politician, Lawyer
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    Hope Ruhindi Mwesigye is a Ugandan lawyer and politician. She is the former Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry & Fisheries, from 16 February 2009 until 27 May 2011. Prior to that, she served as the State Minister for Local Government, from June 2006 until February 2011. In the cabinet reshuffle ...more

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    • Age: age 59
    • Birthplace: Uganda
    • Profession: Politician, Lawyer
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    Isaac Musumba

    Isaac Isanga Musumba is a Ugandan lawyer and politician. He served as the State Minister for Regional Foreign Affairs, from June 2006 until May 2011. In the cabinet reshuffle on 27 May 2011, he was dropped from the cabinet and was replaced by Asuman Kiyingi. He also served as the elected Member of ...more

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    • Age: age 54
    • Birthplace: Kamuli District, Uganda
    • Profession: Politician, Lawyer
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    Jacob Oulanyah

    Oulanyah Jacob L'Okori is a Ugandan agricultural economist, lawyer and politician. He is the current Deputy Speaker of the Ugandan Parliament. He was elected to that position on Thursday 19 May 2011. He succeeded Rebecca Kadaga, who served as Deputy Speaker between 2001 until 2011. Oulanyah is also the ...more

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    • Age: age 50
    • Birthplace: Gulu, Uganda
    • Profession: Politician, Lawyer
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    James Nangwala

    James Nangwala is a Ugandan lawyer notable for his defence of The Monitor Newspaper editors Charles Onyango-Obbo and Andrew Mwenda. He was formerly the head of the Bar Course at the Law Development Centre, the Statutory Body charged with the sole responsibility of training lawyers in Uganda. He is ...more

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    • Profession: Lawyer
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    James Francis Wambogo Wapakhabulo was the foreign minister of Uganda from 2001 until his death.more

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    • Age: Died at 59 (1945-2004)
    • Birthplace: Mbale, Uganda
    • Profession: Politician, Lawyer
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    Jennifer Musisi

    Jennifer Semakula Musisi is a Ugandan lawyer and public administrator. She is the executive director of the Kampala Capital City Authority. She was appointed to that position in April 2011. She assumed office on 15 April 2011. On 27 February 2014, the President of Uganda re-appointed her for another ...more

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    • Birthplace: Uganda
    • Profession: Lawyer
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    Jim Muhwezi

    Major General Jim Muhwezi Katugugu is a Ugandan lawyer, politician and retired military officer. He is the current Minister of Information and National Guidance in the Ugandan Cabinet. He was appointed to that position in a cabinet reshuffle on 1 March 2015, replacing Rose Namayanja, who was dropped ...more

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    • Age: age 65
    • Birthplace: Uganda
    • Profession: Politician, Lawyer
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    Joe Oloka-Onyango

    Joe Oloka-Onyango is a Ugandan lawyer and academic. He is Professor of Law and Director of the Makerere University Human Rights and Peace Centre in Kampala, Uganda, as well as the former Dean of Makerere Law School. He studied law at Makerere University and the Kampala Law Development Center, before ...more

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    • Age: age 55
    • Profession: Lawyer
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    Kiddu Makubuya

    Professor Kiddu Makubuya, LLB, LLM, JSD, Dip.Legal.Pract., also spelled as Khiddu Makubuya, is a Ugandan lawyer, politician and academic. He is the former Minister for General Duties in the Office of the Prime Minister. He was appointed to that position on 27 May 2011, replacing Janat Mukwaya, who ...more

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    • Age: age 66
    • Birthplace: Buganda, Uganda
    • Profession: Politician, Lawyer
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