Investment and Business Development
Lands, real Estate and Tourism
With the growing property market in Uganda and East Africa, Our team has been pledged to advise clients in this field and carry out due diligence in this area. Our legal advise has encompassed the rights of use and enjoyment of land, transfer of rights of use and enjoyment of land, registration and transfer of immovable property. Newmark has lawyers with integrity and considerable experience in the sale and purchase or private properties and real estate financing.
As a firm we have collaborated with other professionals like architects, engineers and other experts in this field to provide developers, investors and purchasers with due diligence, estimates, surveys and market research.
The firm has advised international tourists on acquisition of gorilla tracking permits, as well as visas and other rates in the tourism sector. The team has also helped various clients in setting up tourist companies in Uganda.
The team has worked tirelessly to provide legal advice to individual clients and entities both Uganda and international on the legal framework of the mining activity in Uganda. We have also provided legal assistance in negotiating, obtaining, transmission and renewal of mining titles and mining concessions as well as conducting due diligence to these titles and the registration thereof.
With the fast growing economy in Uganda, the team has provided legal advice in regard to preparation of the corporate structure and appropriate vehicles of investments as to allow the foreign investors to maximize it investments in Uganda both for tax and Corporate purposes, through follow up of the negotiations, preparation and drafting of documents in relation to any project promoted in Uganda.
Family and Children law
Our legal team has vast experience in the area of family and children rights. The team knows how complex family issues are and so they are dedicated to work on these cases with a human touch.
The team has vast knowledge and experience in divorce, adoption and guardianship cases as well as custody matters. Because we respect the privacy of the families and especially the children we treat these cases on a one on one basis.
Employment and Labour law
Our team has acquired vast knowledge and experience in Employment related matters. The team has advised individuals, private companies and institutions on Employment and labour issues including restructuring, collective terminations, transfer of employees and employment termination. The team has also litigated cases on unlawful dismissals and terminations.
Because of the vast experience and knowledge acquired the team has advised private companies and institutions on Human resource related matted and they have worked tirelessly with some Non-governmental organizations to come up with policies, like Human resource policy, Sexual harassment policies and Child Labour policies that regulate the daily activities of these organizations.