Batanda Gerald

LLB (Hons) MAK, Dip. Lp. (LDC), LLM (Aberdeen)

Partner, Kampala

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Biography

Batanda is a Partner at the Firm and heads the Litigation and Dispute resolution teams at the Firm. Prior to joining the Firm, he gained unrivalled litigation and dispute resolution experience from the Attorney General’s Chambers; Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs and Okalang and Co. Advocates. He has over ten (10) years of experience in legal practice.

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 a number of domestic and international arbitrations under the LCIA and UNCITRAL arbitration frameworks.

Batanda is a market leader in Arbitration, litigation and Dispute resolution. He represents numerous businesses, Non-Governmental Organizations,  Corporations as well as several multinationals in several commercial, labour and civil disputes both at trial and  appellate levels.

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.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Master of Laws in Energy Law (Distinction), University of Aberdeen, Scotland

Diploma in Legal Practice, Law Development Centre

LLB (HONS) Makerere University

MEMBERSHIPS

Member of the Uganda Law Society

Member of the East Africa Law Society

Member of the Christian lawyers Fraternity

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