Kabiito KaramagiManaging Partner
Rita Birungi BagumaAssociate Partner
Jonard TusasirweJunior Associate
Kasami Paul WinyiLegal Assistant
Jeremiah DaiLegal Assistant
Haddad SekajjaLegal Clerk
Catherine Tracey KaggwaCorporate Recoveries Officer
Kanyonyozi PeaceCorporate Recoveries Officer
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
Ms. Tusasirwe Jonard is a Legal Assistant at the firm. She works with the Insolvency and Debt Workouts team.She holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Makerere University and was awarded a Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Center. Before joining Ligomarc Advocates, she worked with Daniel Mugisha & Co. Advocates.
While at Ligomarc Advocates, she has advised on Employment laws and financing arrangements. Ms.Tusasirwe Jonard has a keen eye for detail and offers solutions to complex corporate and commercial legal issues. She has attained a varsity experience in solving insolvency and litigation issues. Ms. Tusasirwe Jonard is a member of the Uganda Law Society and the East Africa Law Society.
Mobile: +256 702 230 879
Kasami Paul Winyi
Kasami Paul Winyi is a Legal Assistant at the Firm and works with the Insolvency and Business Restructuring Team.
He holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre, a Masters Degree in International Business Law from the University of Ghent, Belgium and a Bachelor of Laws Degree from Uganda Christian University, Mukono, Uganda. While at Ligomarc Advocates, he has advised on the insolvency regime governing Cross-Border Insolvency, Administration, Administrative Receiverships, Involuntary and Voluntary Liquidations and Voidable Transactions amongst others. He has also been actively involved in the restructuring of collective management societies in Uganda especially in handling cases involving Copyright Litigation.
Mobile: +256 787 558 019
Jeremiah is a legal Assistant at the firm’s Insolvency and Business Restructuring department. His practice focuses on Commercial & Civil Litigation with particular expertise and interest in Debt Recovery, Insolvency law and Arbitration. He has been with the firm since 2016. Jeremiah holds an LL.B (Hons) degree from Makerere University Kampala (MUK), a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre (LDC), and is certified to practice law in Uganda.
Jeremiah has a Dip. LP, Law Development Centre, 2018 and a LL.B (Hons), Makerere University, Kampala ,2017
Mobile: +256 786 466 534
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
Catherine Tracey Kaggwa
Catherine Tracey Kaggwa is Corporate Recoveries Officer at the firm. She works with the Insolvency and Business Restructuring team.She holds a Master’s in Business Administration Finance from Makerere University Business School Kampala, a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning from Makerere University and a Certified Public Accountant. Before joining Ligomarc Advocates, she worked with Ministry of Education and Sports, Namutidde Accountancy Services & Askar Company.
While at Ligomarc Advocates, she has worked on Receiverships and Corporate Recoveries. Catherine Tracey Kaggwa has a keen eye on Financial and Turn around issues. She is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Catherine was the Lead transaction adviser for FOL Uganda on the acquisition of the 10,000 acres of land.
Mobile: +256 414 255 801
Peace is a corporate recoveries officer at the firm. She works with the Insolvency and Business Restructuring team. She holds a Bachelors degree in Arts in Social Sciences at Makerere University, a Certificate in Administrative Law at Faculty of Law, Makerere University.
While at Ligomarc Advocates, Peace handles Corporate Recoveries where she handles compliance with clients, devising means to recover secured outstanding debts, selling of mortgaged properties on behalf of the Firm’s clients in the financial, service, and private sectors. Her day to day tasks involve contacting debtors, skip tracing, advertising and selling of mortgaged properties and implementing repayment schedules and plans, maintaining confidentiality of the company and customer information, adhering to customer policies and procedures, and where necessary recommend legal action against the debtors. Peace has 3 years experience in debt recovery.
Mobile: +256 775 765 965