During our long existence, we have handled several landmark deals and cases in the mining, oil and gas and power sectors. We ...
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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.
We have one of the most competent mining law practices in Uganda. We have advised on more mining transactions than any other law firm in Uganda, including the largest project ever in Uganda’s mining sector.
Our practice includes:
Advising clients on preparation of applications for all types of mineral rights and the requirements for retention of such mineral rights;
Advising clients on all maters relating to acquisition of surface rights necessary for operation under different types of mineral rights in Uganda;
Advising clients on all permits required under Ugandan law to conduct operations under all types of mineral rights, and the requirements for retention of such permits;
Advising clients on disposal and transfer of all types of mineral rights and the tax implication of such transactions;
Advising clients on the negotiation and drafting of all agreements in the mining business, including agreements for exploration, mining and other services in the mining business, and agreements for acquisition and disposal of mineral rights;
Appearing before any court, tribunal or government official to oppose or defend any administrative or judicial decision in respect to any mineral right or permit required to conduct operations under any mineral right;
Acting as counsel or expert on Ugandan law aspects of any domestic or international arbitration in respect to disputes arising out of clients operations under any licence or project agreement.