Real Estate and Construction

Our lawyers have expertise in the real estate and construction sector. We advise and represent a number of clients in this sector with three of the leading high end estate developers of hotels, shopping malls, apartment blocks and industrial developments.

Our work in the Real estate and constructions industry includes:

  • Constructions and engineering agreements of various types as well as consultancy agreements and financing documents.
  • Property acquisition and related due diligences and registration
  • Financing documents for different kinds of financing for developers, contractors and financiers
  • Regulatory advisory service including environmental, municipal and statutory permits and approvals
  • Commercial agreements including: hotel management agreements, various insurance policies, offtake agreements, supplier and contractor credit and invoice facilities and other operational matters.
  • Taxation and VAT matters during industrial development and civil works
  • Dispute resolution and litigation

Our interdisciplinary approach to the Real Estate and construction industry is based on our knowledge in the corporate, commercial, dispute resolution practice and our practice in other related industries.

We are involved in two hotel developments including one landmark hotel and our partners are currently advising two manufacturing and factory developments, a multiservice Business Centre, a warehouse and marshalling development in the industrial park as well as proposed mixed developments of low cost, middle income and luxury service apartments. We are also handling Shopping Centre development in Kampala’s Central Business District.