Richard Bwayo Wanyina - Senior Associate

Richard is an Advocate of the Court of Judicature of Uganda for five years standing as of 2016.

He specializes in Commercial and Corporate Law practice with specific emphasis on Banking and Finance practice, Capital Markets and Regulation, Employment Law, as well as Land conveyancing practice. He is involve in civil and commercial law litigation and dispute Resolution.

He is passionate about the promotion of good governance, the rule of law and human rights and is the Firm’s focal person in that aspect.

Richard has also previously been involved in various civil society engagements locally and internationally where has obtained wealth of experience in matters relating to the ruling and regulation of civil society organizations, particularly non-governmental organizations.

He has also been involved in various research projects from which he has obtained practical skills in conducting research, the last of which was child health financing in Uganda under the auspices of World Vision Uganda.

He also serves on a part time basis as an advocate with the Public Interest Law Clinic (PILAC) of the school of Law, Makerere University where he is contributing in producing a new breed of Lawyers with practical skills in public interest law practice.

He has also attended various trainings in human rights, legal aid, mediation, social security, capital markets, corporate governance and finance, corporate mergers and acquisitions and sustainable development.

In published works, Richard is a co-author of a monograph – ‘Corporations and partnerships in Uganda; published by Kluwer Law international’, 2014 under the International Encloypeadia od Laws (IEL) and was a awarded a Master of Laws Degree after successfully completing his dissertation titled ‘ Assessing Uganda’s Public Accountability Mechanisms: A critical Assessment of the Efficacy of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament’ 2012. He also reviewed the Guide to Companies Law in Uganda.

He both a member of the Uganda and East African Law society.