Ruth is a Corporate and Commercial Lawyer in Uganda and the founder of Ligomarc Advocates as well its Managing Partner. She has twelve (12) years’ experience in Commercial Litigation in the areas of tax, banking, corporations, trade and drug regulation/pharmaceuticals. Currently, much of her work comprises structuring commercial finance transactions, lender enforcement actions, tax advisory, business acquisitions/due diligences, trademark litigation, drug regulation/pharmaceuticals, land & real estate.
Ruth has handled unprecedented cases in banking/finance and drug regulations at the Court of Appeal of Uganda. Other unprecedented areas in the High Court of Uganda are in trademarks and drug regulation/pharmaceuticals.
Ruth formerly worked with Deloitte & Touche, Kampala, as a Senior Tax Advisor and with M/s Kalenge, Bwanika, Kimuli & Co. Advocates, a leading commercial litigation law Firm in Kampala.
Professional Qualifications; Master of Laws Degree (LLM) in International Business Law – The University of Manchester, United Kingdom, Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB) - Makerere University, Uganda and Diploma in Legal Practice, Law Development Centre Kampala, Uganda.
Professional Memberships; Uganda Law Society, East Africa Law Society, International Fiscal Association, Rotterdam, International Bar Association, London and Managing Partners’ Forum United Kingdom.
family, commercial litigation, new technology/gadgets, Banking & Finance, Trademarks, Pharmaceuticals, Land & real Estate
My Vision for the Future
To see more women in law firms, to see women become rainmakers in the law firms in which they practice and to see women take leadership roles in law firms