Robert MusokePrincipal Advocate

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areas of expertise
  • Legal Expertise
  • Corporate & Social Advisory
  • Governance Finance Advisory
  • Tax Advisory
education
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB), Makerere University
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Law Development Centre
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Tax Revenue Administration

Robert is the Principal Advocate at LIBRA Advocates. He heads the Firm’s corporate and commercial department. Robert has ten years of legal expertise, corporate and social entity governance and finance and tax advisory.  A former senior tax advisor at KPMG and Grant Thornton with previous experience in leading law firms, Robert possesses extensive experience in a wide range of transactions on banking, finance and corporate arrangements including insolvencies, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, and international corporate governance.

He currently advises major corporate entities and international institutions on tax and legal compliance and management; serving as the local contact for international for-profit corporate firms and not-for-profit clients, across diverse sectors and industries. His expertise is remarkable in corporate and social responsibility, multi-million dollar construction and public works for international corporate entities, global mobility and immigration of international expatriates, company secretarial, licensing and regulatory, debentures, charges and share transfer, insurance, transfer pricing, employment and labour, liquidation, asset transfers, mortgage financing, etc.

Robert is a practicing Advocate of the High Court of Uganda and acts as Company Secretary for various companies, local and foreign.

Transactional Experience

  • Tax and Legal Consultant for one of the joint-partners in the construction of the Kampala Water-Lake Victoria Watsan Project (KW-LVWATSAN), constructing the Katosi Drinking Water Treatment Plant and Nsumba Pumping Main and Reservoir; A Government of Uganda project funded by a consortium of European Development Banks, i.e., European Investment Bank (EIB), French Development Agency (AFD), German Development Group (KFW), and the EU Africa Infrastructure Fund (EU-ITF).
  • Representing the Developer in an arbitration arising out of termination of a contract for a 25million dollar construction project of a high-end arcade around the New Taxi Park – Kampala, Uganda;
  • Advising the Contractor on submission of Final Accounts arising out of termination of a main contract for the 5-Star Marriott Hotel and Executive Apartments; and advising the contractor on the recovery claim for advance and performance bonds payments;
  • Advising the Contractor on submission of Final Accounts arising out of termination of a main contract for the 5-Star Marriott Hotel and Executive Apartments; and advising the contractor on the recovery claim for advance and performance bonds payments;
  • Lead Counsel representing members of Uganda Alcohol Manufacturers Association and Uganda Water and Juice Manufacturers Association against the implementation of the Digital Tax Solutions before the Tax Appeals Tribunal
  • Representing the shareholder in an acquisition of a hydro-power project by responsibility Renewable Energy Holdings (rAREH) Nyamwamba and the High Court of Uganda;
  • Handling the amalgamation of SAMTA Mines & Minerals and SAMTA Natural Resources; advising them on the status of the assets in the amalgamating Companies, including exploration licenses and mining leases.

Memberships

  • Advocate, High Court of Uganda
  • Member, Uganda Law Society
  • Member, East African Law Society

contact details

+256 (0) 392 081 345
2nd Floor - AHA Towers
7 Lourdel Road Nakasero, Kampala - Uganda.

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