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Rachael K. Kembabazi

Senior Associate

+256 78882926

Practice area

Tax Advisory & Dispute Resolution, Banking & Finance, Employment & Pension


  • Bachelors Degree in Law (Honors), Uganda Christian University, Mukono, Uganda.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (Bar Course), Law Development Centre, Kampala, Uganda.

Racheal is a Senior Associate with the Firm. She majorly works with the Corporate, Tax, Banking and Finance departments of the firm. However, she supports the employment and dispute resolution practices from time to time.

Racheal beams with a passion for legal practice and is an ambitious lawyer who possesses a vast wealth of knowledge that is evident in the solutions she provides to clients. Racheal provides day to day advisory to clients both national, regional and international clients. She stands out of the pack and this has been demonstrated by her result-oriented drive. Racheal has advised on one of Uganda’s M&A transactions where Prudential Assurance Uganda Limited was acquiring the insurance business for International Air Ambulance (IAA).

Racheal has a proven track record of providing indispensable advice and solutions to clients. She is a quick learner who can quickly absorb new situations and can communicate clearly and effectively with both legal professionals and members of the public. With this, Racheal has been seconded to some of the clients’ businesses to cater for the client’s legal needs and manage any legal crisis faced by the clients.

Racheal is a core team member in the Corporate Governance Department of the Firm where she renders legal advisory to some of the boards of the clientele and manages board affairs.

Racheal has a passion for International Criminal Law with a specific niche for financial and economic crime and with this, she is one of the few Ugandan young professionals that have had the privilege to pursue an internship with the United Nations Human Rights Committee in 2022.

With her multifaceted skills and talents coined with her leadership skills, Racheal is an advocate for this generation. This has been recognized and endorsed by the legal fraternity in Uganda and Africa at large which have nominated her for the "Rising Star" and "Newcomers " Award by the Africa Legal Awards in 2019, 2020 and 2021 respectively. Racheal was also nominated by the Uganda Law Society as a "Rising Star" in August 2021.

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