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.
Our tax practice is preeminent in the country. Our tax practice is headed by tax lecturers who are frequently invited to train lawyers, accountants and other professional organisations on tax matters.
We advise on alI aspects of income tax, value added tax, customs and excise, stamp duty and all government levies.
Our lawyers are at the forefront of shaping tax policy and tax jurisprudence in the country. representing local and international businesses in complex high-profile disputes and transactions.
We offer dispute resolution tax services, including litigation in courts and the tax appeals tribunal, administrative engagement with the Uganda Revenue Authority and lobbying with the Ministry of Finance.
We also offer planning and advisory services on a range of tax matters, including:
International taxation: cross-border M&A transactions, thin-capitalisation and cross border financing issues, transfer pricing, branch taxation, and treaty structuring, etc.
Business income taxation: corporation tax and partnership tax issues
Capital gains tax
Taxation of financial institutions, insurance companies and telecommunications
Taxation of mining companies
Taxation of petroleum operations
Withholding tax on domestic and international payments