1984 - Current

In 1984, the firm changed its name to Kateera and Kagumire Advocates. Currently the Firm has Five partners assisted by 8 fully qualified lawyers all of outstanding academic excellence. They are assisted by over 20 support staff.

Focusing on the future and anticipating evolving client needs is not only about understanding where clients will want legal advice but also about how they want that service delivered. During the last few years, Kateera and Kagumire Advocates has been at the forefront of developments that have changed fundamentally the management of law firms - from the adoption of IT systems and sophisticated document management processes to investment in 'best in class' learning and development to creating efficient and cost-effective offshore legal support, administrative, business research and technology centers.


As a firm, we look to the future rather than to the past. So, while the roots of Kateera and Kagumire Advocates stretch back to the early 1900s, our story is more about a series of moments when we changed the legal landscape.

The history of Kateera & Kagumire is a story of determination and hard work. In 1903, two British citizens, Hunter and Greig set up the first law practice in Uganda.

The firm was later joined by other eminent legal Practioners of their days like, O.J Keeble (R.I.P), Cohnhan (R.I.P), Gideon Akankwasa (R.I.P), Jonathan Kateera (R.I.P), Christopher Kasibayo (R.I.P) and John Sengooba .

The firm grew consistently and made a significant contribution towards the development of Jurisprudence in Uganda.