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ABMAK is the legal counsel to the private sector developer of the US$ 620 million phosphate and iron ore project in Sukulu, Eastern Uganda. The ABMAK team drafted and negotiated the Mineral Development Agreement between the developer and the Government of Uganda, compensation and resettlement of project affected persons, project structuring and provide day to day legal advisory services to the developer.
ABMAK is a legal advisor to some of the major oil and gas operators currently licensed to conduct oil and gas operations in Uganda, and major multi national service providers. The services provided include regulatory compliance and routine legal advisory services to support client operations.
Godfrey is an advocate of the courts of judicature in Uganda and is a Certified Public Accountant of Uganda. He holds Bachelor of Laws and Social Sciences degrees from Makerere University and a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre, Kampala.
Godfrey also holds the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants qualification (Glasgow) UK and is a member of the lnstitute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda. Godfrey practices both as an Advocate and as a CPA, with specialisation in tax law.
Godfrey has over 18 years' experience in tax practice, with 12 years as a tax auditor with the Uganda Revenue Authority's Large Taxpayers Department. Godfrey served as a tax technical adviser and trainer for the World Bank, the African Development Bank, the Uganda Revenue Authority, the Tax Appeals Tribunal and the Governments of Rwanda, Liberia, Somaliland and Puntland.
Godfrey is the Executive Director and a senior tax lecturer at the East African School of Taxation and a lecturer of the ACCA Company and Business Law Paper at the Management and Accountancy Training Centre (MAT) in Uganda.
Areas of Practice
Domestic Tax Advisory
Tax Computations and Tax Audit Defence
Tax Planning and Structuring
Tax Dispute Resolution and Litigation
Bachelor of Laws, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
Bachelor of Artis in Social Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Law Development Centre, Kampala.
Post Graduate Diploma in Tax and Revenue Administration, Uganda Revenue Authority Training School
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA UK), Glasgow UK