Rachel is a Partner in the Commercial Department of MMAKS Advocates and heads the Banking and Finance Team. She specializes in corporate and commercial law generally, with specific emphasis in banking, finance, tax and employment law.
She is involved in the preparation, registration and perfection of security documents including mortgages, debentures, guarantees and indemnities for the majority of the country’s financial institutions and has also represented numerous International entities in their lending transactions including syndicated loan transactions using the Loan Market Association documentation.
She has been named as a leading commercial lawyer by the Chambers Global Guide, and has also been named by IFLR 1000 as a leading corporate and finance lawyer.
Rachel actively advises in the area of employment law and represents several corporate entities in this regard.
She has in the past worked in the M&A Department at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LL.P, London Office.
Rachel is a member of the Uganda Association of Women Laywers (FIDA).
MMAKS Advocates is a highly specialized commercial law firm, dealing in matters relating to banking, corporate and commercial law, acquisitions and intellectual property, among others. Our performance has been recognized by independent commentators covering the law and business sectors across the world. MMAKS Advocates has been consistently ranked as a leading commercial law practice by Chambers Global Guide. We also ranked as a Tier One law firm by IFLR 1000, The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law firms. The Firm has 8 Partners supported by 10 Associates. With a total staff compliment of 54, MMAKS Advocates is one of the largest firms in Uganda. MMAKS is a member of the African Legal Network www.africalegalnetwork.com
Our law firm's vision is to be the leading law firm in Uganda providing practical legal solutions excellently, professionally and with integrity. Our core values dictate that the members of our firm understand and use the CHOPSTIC in their work:
Continuous improvement of ourselves, services & systems
Team work - Timely, responsive and qualitative service
Firm Practice Areas
The firm specializes in the field of corporate and commercial law and litigation; intellectual property; and mining, oil, and energy. Its attorneys can handle all aspects of employment and labor law. Among the many local and international entitles that it represents are: Barclays Bank, Stanbic Bank, MTN, and the Bank of Uganda.