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Litigation & Dispute Resolution, International Arbitration


  • Bachelors Degree in Law (Honors), Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (Bar Course), Law Development Centre, Kampala, Uganda.
  • Masters in Energy Law (Distinction), Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland.

Batanda is a Partner and head of the Litigation and Dispute resolution teams at the Firm.

He has appeared numerous times in the East African Court of Justice, Common Market for Eastern, Central and Southern Africa (COMESA) Court, the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, Constitutional Court,High Court and various Tribunals and Commissions. He has also been involved in several domestic and international arbitrations under the LCIA and UNCITRAL arbitration frameworks.

During his tenure at Attorney General’s Chambers, Batanda advised government on key matters in the oil and gas industry, arbitration briefs and other high-level disputes involving Government and bilateral arrangements.Batanda is a lecturer at the Institute of Petroleum Studies, Kampala.

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