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Francis Kabali Ssebowa

Francis’s practice is focused on energy industry based transactions more specifically oil and gas. His practice focuses on regulatory matters and energy sector transactions, including the representation of energy traders and financial institutions. His experience spanning in oil and gas field asset and corporate sale and purchases, joint ventures, re-structuring, corporate finance, and commercial contracts;

Francis has a wealth of practical experience in and knowledge of the Ugandan immigration rules and regulations, enabling him to ensure the efficient progression of our client’s immigration and nationality applications.

He advises clients coming to Uganda for business or employment purposes, dealing with both multinational companies and small businesses that require work permits or are offering training and work experience to overseas nationals.

He regularly advises on - and successfully submits - applications for highly skilled workers and their dependants. Francis also handles all the immigration matters in the firm which include processing of applications for dual citizenship and processing of resident permits among others.

Francis previously practiced worked with M/s Shonubi, Musoke & Company Advocates, and is currently lecturing at one of the leading universities in Uganda, Makerere University Business School (MUBS).

Francis holds an LLB (HONS) from Uganda Christian University Mukono, a Diploma in Legal Practice and an LLM in Energy Law and Policy from the University of Dundee, Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy.

Francis Sebbowa is a member of the Scottish Oil Club, the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN) and the Uganda Oil Club. He is an active community member and a worthy opponent when it comes to a game of chess.