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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.
Loyola is an Advocate of the High Court. She specializes in various aspects of Natural Resources Law and Corporate Law where she acts for some of the leading companies in the mining, telecommunications and energy sectors.
Loyola has acted as the lead associate on a major mining project in eastern Uganda, and power generation projects in western and northern Uganda. Her work has seen her develop a wide range of skills in handling compliance and regulatory matters that are critical to attaining closure of major projects.
In corporate law, Loyola advises companies on a range of transactional matters touching on legal and regulatory affairs, litigation, company law, commercial contracts, corporate governance, and compliance.
Loyola holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Makerere University Kampala (MUK) where she represented the University at the 3rd edition of the International Criminal Law Network (ICLN) International Criminal Court Trial Court Competition in the Hague, Netherlands in 2010.
She also holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice of the Law Development Centre (LDC) where she represented the LDC at the prestigious Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition White & Case International Rounds in Washington DC in 2013.
She holds a post-graduate diploma in Tax and Revenue Administration from the East African School of Taxation, and is a member of the Uganda Law Society where she was nominated for the award of "Young Female Lawyer of the Year 2014" during the prestigious "Women in Law" awards of the Uganda Law Society. She is also a member of the East African Law Society.
Areas of Practice
Corporate and Commercial Transactions
Power and Electricity
Regulatory Compliance and Licensing
Bachelor of Laws, Makerere University
Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Law Development Centre
Post Graduate Diploma in Tax & Revenue Planning and Administration, East African School of Taxation