Jerome Magoba

Legal Associate

Jerome Magoba

Jerome Magoba is a Legal Associate specializing in the NGO, Impact Finance, Corporate and Commercial Transactions Practices. His experience spans across corporate advisory, NGO/Not for Profit law, Immigration, Regulatory and Compliance.

His work includes advising companies on regulatory and compliance issues, processing of licenses and applications as well as providing company secretary services. Through his advisory practice, he has advised on a number of large scale and/ or complex licensing and regulatory matters, land and real estate matters.

He is in charge of the Immigration Department and is in charge of coordinating all immigration matters, as a result he has developed key contacts at the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

He is the associate charged with perfection of securities created in favor of several Venture Capital firms, Impact Finance Funds and Financial Institutions represented by the firm. As a result, he has also developed key contacts at the various registries, land boards, and several other offices charged with land and company matters.

Transactional Experience

  • Advised leading NGOs in Uganda on the regulatory and compliance aspects under the Non- Governmental Organisations regime in Uganda including but not limited to registration with the NGO Bureau, renewal of NGO permits, NGO Validation, filing of annual returns and procuring recommendation letters on behalf of NGOs for their Expatriates.
  • Processing immigration permits including but not limited to processing work permits, special passes, dependent passes for leading NGOs and Multinationals in Uganda.
  • Assisted in the registration and Establishment of Uganda Bio Diversity Trust (UBTF) a USD 100 million private sector-led conservation fund on its restructuring in Uganda.
  • Involved on a day to day in advising companies on regulatory and compliance issues, processing of licenses and applications as well as providing company secretary services.
  • Advising several foreign companies on setting up entities in Uganda.
  • Carried out several due diligence exercises on behalf of companies and financing institutions both local and foreign in respect proposed financing and acquisitions.
  • Assisted in release of debentures for Great Lakes Coffee to a tune of USD 15 million.
  • Advised on the registration of patents, trademarks and copyrights with the Uganda Registration Services Bureau and ARIPO.
  • Advised and perfected of mortgages and debentures created in favour of Iungo Capital for loans of over USD 3 million to social businesses in Uganda.
  • Part of the TASLAF team that successfully completed a Merger & Acquisition for two mining Companies.
  • Successfully assisted in the winding up of a leading betting Company in Uganda.

Affiliations

  • Uganda Law Society

Education & Professional Qualifications:

  • Makerere University, Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  • Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda, Completed Financial Accounting and Taxation modules.
  • Insurance Institute of Uganda, Certificate of Proficiency in Insurance

Contact Info

Jerome Magoba is a Legal Associate specializing in the NGO, Impact Finance, Corporate and Commercial Transactions Practices. His experience spans across corporate advisory, NGO/Not for Profit law, Immigration, Regulatory and Compliance.

www.taslafadvocates.com+256 393 208 043
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TASLAF Practice Areas

Blended Legal & Tax Services

Pro Bono Practice

Our Pro Bono Practice We have expanded traditional law firm pro bono services from the pursuit of justice for the poor to the pursuit of impactful and collaborative interventions that can gainfully and sustainably create change in our societies. TASLAF’s pro-bono arm focuses on small businesses and start-ups, particularly on social enterprises. The major goal...

Energy, Oil & Gas Practice

Our Energy Oil and Gas Practice We provide legal services and industry insights throughout the energy and oil and gas sector, whether upstream or downstream. TASLAF’s global oil and gas practice is built on a deep, practical understanding of the national and international oil and gas business and the interplay between the legal and commercial...

Tax Practice

Our Specialist Tax Services One of our specialty area in which we have acquired knowledge and expertise is tax. The TASLAF team has over ten years of experience, knowledge, extra qualifications and practical skill in dealing with tax and tax-related matters and can capably and ably provide all-round tax advisory, compliance, health checks and audits...

Employment and Immigration Practice

Our Employment and Immigration Practice We routinely and regularly offer a wide range of employment and immigration related services under the Corporate and Commercial Department which works at all times in close collaboration with the NGO and non-profit practice of the firm. We provide legal assistance in relation to individual and collective employment contracts, internal...