Our Vision

To be a leading Ugandan provider of legal services


Our Mission

To offer accurate and prudent legal advice to promote our clients’ business growth


Our Values

Integrity, Relationship, Excellence

Value Statement

We deliver what we promise and add value that goes beyond what is expected at all times while building lasting relationships with our clients and associates while challenging ourselves to execute flawlessly and to consistently deliver the highest quality of service to our clients.

Who We Are

A financial and corporate law firm. Our partners have individually enjoyed varied corporate experience including experience in audit firms and financial institutions. We have also built a blend of expertise out of some of the complex and ground breaking assignments that we have handled over the years. Our lawyers have thus become multi-specialists equipped to handle a broad range of legal matters in finance and business. We leverage upon our experience and industry knowledge to provide our clients with advice that is practical and sensitive to their needs.

As the first ISO certified law firm in Uganda, our unique approach and work culture is delivering our values: Integrity, Relationship and Excellence.

Our Objectives

We set out to give our clients high quality legal services by understanding the operations and environment of their businesses, employing a thorough, efficient and cost effective mode of work and offering commercially prudent and practical solutions.

To have market leading presence and experience, making us the first choice among the leading national and international institutions seeking advice in our areas of expertise.

A leader who does not take advice is not a leader

African Proverb

Our History

Ligomarc Advocates was founded as a sole practice in 2003 by Ruth Sebatindira. The practice would later become a partnership with Kabiito Karamagi joining in 2006, Joshua Ogwal in 2011 and Olivia Matovu in 2015.

Despite our growth and evolution, we have remained true to our values and our commitment to deliver an unrivaled client experience.

We have been at the forefront of many significant legal developments and we are committed to maintaining our position as a major player in the provision of legal and consultancy services in Uganda.

We remain committed to innovating new ways to meet your needs and exceed your expectations.

Initiatives and Awards

Ligomarc Foundation was established in 2013 to provide aid in cash or in kind to three selected secondary schools the education of needy students, for the benefit of the general public.

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The Ligomarc Ethics and Integrity Prize is given to one student at the Law Development Centre who has not only excelled in the paper professional ethics, but has also put to use the tenements of the subject while at the Law Development Centre.

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Ligomarc has recently been issued an ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management certification for the Services it offers. The ISO 9001:2008 standard is a set of quality parameters and practices which ensures the use of effective processes that enhance the operational efficiency of a business entity and the customer experience it offers.

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The IFLR1000's financial and corporate law rankings for The IFLR1000 is the guide to the world's leading financial law firms. The publication provides annual rankings and firm-by-firm editorial, including leading lawyers. The publication provides annual rankings and firm-by-firm editorial, including leading lawyers.

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We have been ranking the best lawyers since 1990, and now cover 185 jurisdictions. No other organization has the strength-in-depth of our editorial and research team when it comes to assessing the world’s business lawyers.

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