Who we are

Our Mission, Vision and Values / Our Work Ethic

Our Mission

To provide expert legal services to our clients
Our Vision

To be a leading Corporate Commercial and Litigation law firm in East Africa 

OSH Values


Osh advocates Partners

Who We Are

OSH Advocates is a full-service law firm that embodies a comprehensive legal team with a proven track record spanning nearly two decades in Uganda. Our representative mantle extends to a sizable clientele encompassing established international corporations, government bodies across the national and local government spectrum, commercial and development banking/financial institutions, local start-ups and companies dedicated to infrastructure construction amongst others in various assignments.

We possess a diverse legal acumen in numerous sectors. Our services border robust advisory in energy and extractive industries, telecommunications, information and communication technology, and intellectual property. Our seasoned team of legal professionals excels in areas of banking and finance, regulatory compliance, licensing, private equity, venture capital and investment amongst others.

Our proficiency covers sectors such as debt restructuring, privatisation, healthcare, infrastructure development, and education. We have distinguished ourselves in the realm of public-private partnerships (PPPs), project financing, public procurement, corporate and commercial law, corporate setups, and restructuring. Our adeptness extends to capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, labour law, immigration, taxation, real estate transactions, commercial litigation and arbitration.

All - Round Holistic Approach

OSH Advocates prides itself on a well-rounded legal practice. Our team’s vast expertise spans banking and finance, corporate and commercial law, oil and gas and extractives, project finance, dispute resolution, real estate and conveyancing, private equity, and taxation.

Our diverse range of experience enables us to approach each assignment with a comprehensive legal perspective. By offering advice based on different legal viewpoints, we anticipate potential challenges and create solutions drawing from our vast amount of experience.

Why OSH?

At OSH Advocates, we offer an unrivalled quality of comprehensive legal support. Our services stand out for several reasons:

Our services are fully integrated, offering your organisation a team with deep insights into the subject matter and a robust understanding of the Ugandan legal framework. This comprehensive understanding allows us to deliver solutions that are legally sound and tailored to your organisation’s unique needs and circumstances.

As an independent firm, we’ve established a solid network of relationships with like-minded firms across Africa, Middle East, Asia, Europe, and North America while maintaining our roots in Kampala. This network allows us to effectively address multi-jurisdictional issues for our clients.

Our global reach allows us to leverage relationships to deliver optimal outcomes for our clients, regardless of where their legal challenges arise. With OSH Advocates, you can be confident in our ability to navigate the complexities of both local and international law.

OSH’S Accolades & Market Recognition

Our reputation as a leading law firm in Uganda is bolstered by industry accolades. We are proud to be ranked amongst the top legal entities by prestigious legal directories, including the International Financial Law Review (IFLR1000). In 2016, our exceptional service merited recognition as a notable firm by IFLR1000, an accolade we cherish.

We are proud to acknowledge that in 2021 we were awarded the Banking & Finance Law Firm of the Year accolade in the Global Law Experts Annual Awards thus showcasing our stellar performance as leading corporate and commercial law firm in Uganda.

Our commitment to outstanding service and quick turnaround time resonates with industry insiders, who regard us as a dynamic and growing firm.

Our pride lies in our contributions to International Comparative Legal Guides (ICLG) annual publication on ‘A practical cross-border insight into the trade mark work’ having featured in the 2020 & 2021 publications, more so IFLR1000’s annual publication, the “Cross-Border Financing Report’, facilitating cross-border transactions across multiple countries

Our Clients