Kabiito KaramagiManaging Partner
Rita Birungi BagumaAssociate Partner
Kasami Paul WinyiSenior Associate
Cynthia Kwendo MercyJunior Associate
Haddad SekajjaLegal Clerk
Kavule Stuwart MulabyaClerk
Kabiito Karamagi, currently the Managing Partner of the Firm, is an advocate of seventeen years standing, and specializes in corporate insolvency and restructures. As one of Uganda’s leading Insolvency practitioners, Kabiito has been at the centre of major corporate debt restructures and turnarounds in Uganda. He also served as a Government of Uganda Consultant on the reform of the laws governing Corporate, individual and cross border insolvency.
He is also an expert in leasing law and has been retained by the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation on numerous occasions to undertake various consultancy assignments on finance leasing in Rwanda and Cameroun. A seasoned and respected litigator, his wide experience includes representing financial institutions in creditor enforcement claims; serving as Lead Counsel of a consortium of lawyers and successfully representing the electricity regulator in the biggest regulatory dispute in Uganda; and successfully representing dissatisfied bidders for two of the largest infrastructure projects in Uganda.
Kabiito is a Fellow of INSOL International. He holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB) Hons. from Makerere University, Kampala and Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (DIP.LP) from Law Development Centre, Kampala.
Kabiito was ranked Most Outstanding Insolvency Practitioner in Uganda.
Mobile: +256 414 255 801
Rita Birungi Baguma
Rita is an Associate Partner with Ligomarc Advocates in the Insolvency and Restructures Department. She leads a team that advises on the full spectrum of insolvency, receivership, and administrative matters including complex contentious matters and related restructuring transactions. Under this mandate Rita is also accountable for the developing and implementing the departmental strategic plan which includes supervising a team of 10; client relationship management; and directly handling matters involving receiverships, liquidation and debt management.
Rita also works with the Departmental Partner to handle consultancies relating to Insolvency. The most recent consultancy is on the Implementation of the Insolvency Act 2012. Rita also develops and conducts customized trainings for the Firm and its clients on Debt Management, Laws on Mortgage Act 2009 and Insolvency Act and Regulations. Rita is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Finance and Financial Law from the University of London.
She is an Advocate of the High Court of Uganda, a Member of the Uganda Law Society and the East African Law Society. She holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from Makerere University and a Diploma in Legal Practice from Law Development Centre. Rita has acquired several training.Rita joined Ligomarc Advocates as an Associate in November, 2010. Before then she worked with Standard Chartered Bank Uganda Limited and as a Research Assistant at the faculty of Law, Makerere University
Mobile: +256 776 744 316
Kasami Paul Winyi
Paul is an Advocate and an Associate of Ligomarc Advocates working with the Insolvency and Business Restructuring Department. With over 5 (five) years of specialized practice in the field of insolvency, debt and business restructuring, Paul has advised on some of the most complex insolvency cases that have established groundbreaking precedents in the Courts of Uganda. These include the insolvency of a transnational construction company, a major telecom in Uganda, television station, steel processing plant and many others. He has also advised on several debt restructuring transactions both in the fields of individual and corporate insolvency.
Paul is a member of the International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL International) and is currently pursuing his Foundation Certificate in international insolvency law and practice. He also holds a Masters Degree in International Commercial Law from the University of Ghent, Ghent – Belgium.
Lead Researcher to the Receivers and Managers of Spencon Services Uganda Limited in respect of the impact of the administration proceedings instituted by Spencon Services Kenya Limited on the Receivership proceedings of the Company in Uganda.
Lead Researcher and Advisor to the Receivers and Managers of Spencon Services Uganda Limited in respect of the setting aside of voidable transactions entered into by the Company and third parties.
Mobile: +256 787 558 019
Cynthia Kwendo Mercy
Hadad has nearly three years of experience in clerkship and about one year in Insolvency practice. He has worked with several law firms like Kalenge Ssemambo and Co. Advocates as a clerk and an intern at Buganda Road Court and has also worked with companies like Iftra on the Soya Bean Project which have given him a lot of experience in the field of Insolvency and legal practice.
Hadad at Ligomarc is tasked with filing and following up on court cases, serve the court process, and the insolvency process like filing Notices of Appointment of Receivers/Managers and serving the same, and has since joining Ligomarc helped close various cases in the insolvency department in the court of appeal, high court and all the courts subordinate thereto. Hadad has a diploma in law from the Law Development Centre and is currently pursuing a Bachelors degree in Law at the Islamic University in Uganda.
Mobile: +256 703 608 320