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Acted on behalf of the Uganda Bankers Association in a constitutional petition
Acted on behalf of the Uganda Bankers Association and the 30 (thirty) commercial banks then making up the commercial banking sector in Uganda in a landmark Constitutional Petition against the Uganda Revenue Authority and the Attorney General of Uganda.
Acting for Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited & Jacobsen Uganda Limited in a contempt of Court application
Acting for Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited & Jacobsen Uganda Limited in a contempt of Court application in which our client sought to hold the Commissioner General of URA in contempt in relation to enforcement proceedings brought contrary to a protective restraining order. We successfully obtained the Contempt Order and a sizeable fine was levied on the Commissioner General URA.
Acting for Bank of Uganda and Standard Chartered Bank to recover USD 34 million
Acting for Bank of Uganda and Standard Chartered Bank to recover USD 34 million from guarantors of a company indebted to Standard Chartered under various facilities assigned to Bank of Uganda.
Acting for Kinyara Sugar Limited to enforce a tax exemption relating to a USD 18 million investment
Acting for Kinyara Sugar Limited to enforce a tax exemption relating to a USD 18 million investment in Agro-processing plant and machinery. Judgment was delivered in our client’s favour.
Acting for Britt Syndicates Limited in a suit involving a claim arising from the non-appearance of Akon at a concert
Acting for Britt Syndicates Limited – 2987 (Lloyds Underwriters) in a suit involving a claim under an insurance certificate issued by Britt Syndicates Limited arising from the non-appearance of the renowned musician, AKON at a concert. Judgment was delivered in our client’s favour.
Acting for Bank of Uganda and Stanbic Bank seeking the recovery of USD 5 million
Acting for Bank of Uganda and Stanbic Bank seeking the recovery of USD 5 million from guarantors of a company indebted to Stanbic under various facilities assigned to Bank of Uganda.
Acting for Google Uganda Limited in a suit to declare marketing services to Google Ireland as a zero-rated exported service
Acting for Google Uganda Limited in a suit seeking a declaration to the effect that the exclusive supply of marketing and sales support services to Google Ireland Limited was an exported service and is as such zero-rated.
Acting for Aggreko to contest a VAT assessment of USD 58 million
Acting for Aggreko Uganda Limited (a thermal power distributor) contesting a VAT assessment levied it by the Uganda Revenue Authority of Ug. Shs. 145 billion equivalent to USD 58 million. The matter was successfully defended by a Judgment of the 12th September 2012.