Birungyi Barata & Associates


Plot 14 Archer Road
Kampala City
P. O. Box 21086

+256 414 348 669

Key contacts:

Managing Partner: Mr. Birungyi Cephas Kagyenda
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Associate Partner: Ms. Belinda Lutaya Nakiganda
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Quick facts:

Number of advisors: 19
Network memberships: East African Law Society, Uganda Law Society, International Bar Association, Tax Planet, Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Centre for Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, International Financial Law Review (IFLR), Global Law Experts, ISFIN (Emerging Market Advisors)
Languages: English, Swahili, French

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BIRUNGYI, BARATA & ASSOCIATES is a Legal and Tax firm, committed to providing responsive, result- oriented and highly skilled Tax and Legal Services.

Over the years, the firm has established a reputation for its tax practice and commentators say the firm has a high market profile due to the “magnitude of the tax matters they have handled”.  Based on that alone the firm is considered one of the leading outfits. [IFLR 1000 (2014)] The firm has also litigated the majority of tax disputes in Uganda.

The firm represents clients ranging from individuals, companies, multi-national corporations, international organizations, to government agencies.

Compliance management:

  • Tax Planning
  • Filing of Returns
  • Policy Design
  • IP Management
  • Technology Services.

Corporate tax matters:

  • Cross-Border Project Management
  • Restructuring
  • Cost-Sharing Arrangements
  • Transactions
  • M&A
  • Financial Services
  • Corporate Taxes
  • Technology
  • Value Chains

Dispute resolution:

  • Audit Defence & Support
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Pre-Litigation
  • MAPs/ADRs
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration

Tax advisory:

  • Tax Consulting
  • International Tax Advisory

Indirect tax:

  • VAT
  • GST
  • Customs
  • Supply Chains


  • Payroll Management
  • Capital Gains Tax

Tax Litigation
Mr. Birungyi Cephas Kagyenda
Managing Partner

Recent matter highlights

  • Successfully attained a decision from the Constitutional Court which found that the law that requires payment of 30% of tax in dispute before a tax matter can be hear by the Tax Appeals Tribunal unconstitutional.

Tax Advisory & Consulting
Mr. Birungyi Cephas Kagyenda
Managing Partner

Recent matter highlights

  • Tax planning for the construction of the Marriott Hotel and Apartment and ensuring that goods imported are cleared exempt/ free from taxation.

  • Accounting
  • Agriculture
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Construction and Materials
  • Consumer Goods and Services
  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Food and Beverage
  • Forestry
  • Gaming
  • Government and Public Policy
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Insurance
  • Investment Management
  • Media
  • Mining
  • Natural Resources
  • Oil and Gas
  • Pharma and Life Sciences
  • Real Estate
  • Shipping
  • Social Infrastructure
  • Tech and Telecoms
  • Tourism
  • Transport
  • Utilities

Plot 14 Archer Road
Kololo, Kampala
P. O. Box 21086

T: +256 414 348 669