# Practice Areas

Our Employment and immigration practice

Represented Great Lakes Coffee in a labor dispute involving 11 formal employees that were represented by Platform for Labour Action, resulting in a successful settlement for our client. • Advised War Child Canada, JSI Research & Training Institute and Plan International on employment law related matters including disciplinary proceedings and the negotiations and settlements of terminations • Under the Trust Law partnership with Thomson Reuters, advised and prepared a human resource manual for Wana Energy Solutions, a natural gas manufacturing and distributing social business. • Advising, drafting and reviewing human resource manuals and employment agreements and contracts for a number of corporate entities, international organizations and nonprofits including Plan International; Wildlife Conservation Society; Great Lakes Cofee; War Child Canada; Peripheral Vision International; YSBF; Grameen Foundation Uganda; JSI Research & Training Institute; Jhpiego, an affiliate of John Hopkins University; UZURI Health & Beauty Limited, Goldmine Finance Limited; Orion Transformers & Electrics Ltd; and, Trocaire Uganda.

Employment and Immigration Highlights

  • Advised Uganda Biodiversity Trust Fund, a USD 100 million private sector-led conservation fund, on its set up in Uganda and advising on all their investments in the REDD+ Program.
  • Acting as corporate and legal counsel to the following entities: Great Lakes Cofee Limited, Wildlife Conservation Society, Marula Agribusiness Consultancy ltd, Biodiversity Trust Fund, Grameen Foundation Uganda, Insight Creations Limited; Yunus Social Business (YSBF), War Child Holland, Regis Uganda Ltd, Africa Energy Management Systems Mpanga, Mpanga Hydro Limited, Wollstra Engineering Limited among others.
  •  Advised Yunus Social Business Foundation Uganda on their USD 20 Million funds to support social businesses in Uganda and its registration with the Capital Markets Authority of Uganda.
  • Advising Great Lakes Cofee on a combined USD 20M from AgDevco and Responsibility AG.
  • Advised an international water and environmental company, Suez (France), on a proposed USD 12 million construction of a water treatment plant in Uganda.
  • Advising on the legal structuring considerations on the proposed corporate spin-off of the CKW Project from the Grameen Foundation Uganda
  • Legal Counsel to IUNGO Capital on its over USD 100M investment in leading SME’s in Uganda.
  • Legal Counsel on a merger between New Energy Nexus & EN Venture in Uganda.