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Museveni appoints 16 judges of the High Court

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Rule 19 of the Judicial Services Commission allows the Commission to advise the appointed authorities on the nature of the appointment, such as substantive, behavioral, contractual, temporary or probation, with respect to judges and registration bodies. Respect for the judicial officer.

Who are the new officers?

She has over 20 years of legal experience. Born in 1974, the 48-year-old boy joined the judiciary in 2008 as a first-year justice of the peace and moved up the ranks.

Kanyange started out as a legal assistant at Kityo Advocates. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in law from Makerere University in 1997.

She received a secondary education from Namaganga.

The 50-year-old judge was a private practice lawyer until he was appointed.

Since then, he has worked with Odere & Nalyanya Advocates (2001), and Kiwanuka & Karugire Advocates is now K & K Advocates.

In 2016, he was hired by President Museveni and was one of a number of lawyers defending the president’s victory, which was disputed by former Prime Minister John Patrick Amama Mbabazi.

He has also been involved in defending several parliamentary election disputes.

She was born on October 1, 1971.

Ikit received a Master’s degree in International Business Law from Uganda Christian University in Mukono in 2020.

In 1997, she graduated with a Bachelor of Laws degree from Makerere University.

At the time of her appointment, she was a Deputy Registrar from December 2015 to the present. Prior to that, she worked in various courts, including Mbale, the Criminal Department of the High Court, and the Mukono High Court.

Until his appointment, he was a Registrar of the High Court. He joined the judiciary in 2004 as a first-year justice of the peace and moved up the ranks. The judge graduated with a Bachelor of Laws degree from Makerere University in 2002.

Born January 1, 1976, the 46-year-old studied secondary education at Nabumali High School in the Mbale district. Emocol also holds a certificate of law and justice from the CBS Center as a tool for democracy, sponsored by the Royal Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark.

Alan Paul Nsimie Mbabaji

The 46-year-old supporter is Nshimye & Co. He is an Advocates Managing Partner and has worked for the last 15 years. In his previous work, he was the main counselor of the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) and the district foreman of the Parish of Mityana, a voluntary position of the Church of Uganda. He is pursuing a Master of Laws study. He graduated from Uganda Christina University with an MBA in oil and gas. He received a bachelor’s degree in law from Makerere University in 2003.

In his early education, he was studying A level at Kibri High School and O level at King’s College Bad.

She is a partner of GrattamAdvocates. Prior to that, she was a mediator in the Commercial Court from 2010 to 2011. From 2003 to 2016, she was Kituma-Magala & Co. She is a partner of Advocates and was a senior legal officer at Makerere University from 2005 to 2009. Between 2017 and 2019, she received an MBA in International Business and Administration from the ESLSCA Business School in Kampala.

She is a registered defender, swearing commissioner, notary public, and has been in legal affairs for 17 years.

She has a keen interest in litigation, corporate governance, legal compliance and human resources. Mr. Nakawa is an insurance professional associate. She has also served in both the public and private sectors at the national and international levels.

She studied at the University of Sussex in Brighton, England, and received her Master of Laws degree in 2005. She earned her bachelor’s degree in law from Makerere University in 2000.

Dr. Douglas Singiza Calekona

Until he was appointed, the judge was the chief judge of Buganda Roadcourt, who presided over several cases, including the controversial case of satirical book writer Kakwenza Luciraba Shyja. Was serving.

Born July 7, 1969, the 53-year-old holds a PhD in Law (Public Law) from the Western Cape University of South Africa. He also holds a master’s degree in human rights and democratization from the University of Pretoria, South Africa. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in law from Makerere University.

In 2016, President Museveni appointed him the secretary of the Land Issues Investigation Commission.

Born in 1975, the 47-year-old judge has been in private practice with BNM supporters from 2009 to the present until his appointment.

Prior to that, BKA Advocates, formerly Barugahare & Co. I was working with Advocates.

She was born on March 18, 1969 and is married to four children.

Mr. Nassna attended Gayaza High School O Level and St. Joseph SSS Nagaalama. He then earned a Bachelor of Laws degree from Makerere University (1991-1994). She also holds a Master of Business Administration from Uganda Christian University Mukono (2016-2018).

She was Ms Kityo & Co from 1995 to 1997. Advocates, Ms Kiyingi & Co from 1997 to 1999. Advocates, she was a freshman judge at Nakawa, Mpigi and Masaka from 1999 to 2008, and a chief judge at Entebbe, Mpigi and Luweero. From December 2015 to 2020, she was appointed Deputy Registrar of the High Court Enforcement and Security Division and the High Court Inspector Division, and then she became a Court Registrar / Inspector in October 2020. Did. ..

He holds a graduate degree in legal affairs from the Cohort Legal Development Center in 2002. Prior to that, he received a Bachelor of Laws degree from Makerere University in 2002.

From March 2013 to the present, he is based in Fort Portal, Acellam Collins & Co. Advocates Managing Partner / Advocate. He is responsible for legal investigations, preparation, submissions, communications, attending conferences and seminars, and managing law firms.

From 2003 to 2013, he worked as a state lawyer at the Prosecutor’s Office (DPP)’s office, where his main role was in drafting legal documents for court purposes, prosecuting all criminal cases, and viewing files. did. He also worked as a legal assistant for Adriko & Karubaba Advocates from 2002 to 2003.

Farida Shamira Bukirwa

She is an advocate for the High Court, who has been working in the Legal Department of the National Higher Education Council (NCHE) since March 2010.

From 2010 to the present, Bukirwa has been involved in civil proceedings involving NCHE in the Supreme Court and all judicial courts. She has also drafted amendments to the University and Other Tertiary Institutions Act, a supplementary bill to the rules that guides the process of qualification equalization (2015), a rate rule (2019), and a bill that includes various policies from NCHE. I am joining.

Previously, he was a member of the Rule of Law Committee of the Uganda Law Society, participated in the issue of advocating the rule of law, addressed corporate governance issues at the council level, and advised higher education institutions on corporate governance. did.

She graduated from Uganda Technology and Management University with a graduate diploma in monitoring and evaluation.

Between 2008 and 2009, she earned a Master of Laws (LLM International Commercial Code) from the University of Birmingham, England.

She holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Makerere University in the 1997 cohort.

Born in 1969, the 53-year-old woman has been acting director of civil proceedings since 2017 at the Ministry of Justice and the Constitution.

Kaahwa will be remembered for being a number of government lawyers who defended the age limit proceedings. Prior to that, she was the Deputy Registrar of the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Court.

In 2012, she served as Chief Attorney for the Investigation Commission on Fund Management Mistakes under Universal Primary and Secondary Education. She also worked as Chief Attorney for the Ministry of Justice, where she was promoted to the position of Deputy Head of Civil Litigation.

She received a Bachelor of Laws degree from Makerere University in 1991. She went to St Mary’s College Namaganga for her secondary school.

Born in 1975, the 47-year-old judge was the chief lawyer of the Ministry of Justice until she was appointed.

She joined the same ministry as a state lawyer in 2003 and moved up the ranks. Prior to that, she began her legal career as a legal assistant at a private law office.

For years, Ms. Mutesi has defended the government in court in civil disputes. She is an old woman at Gayaza High School at O ​​level and Nabisansa Girls School at A level.

She had a Kitante primary education for her primary education. Her highest level of education to date is a master’s degree in law from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.

Born in 1975, the 47-year-old judge was appointed when he was appointed in a private practice in collaboration with Sipi Advocates.

She is an advocate of the High Court and has successfully advised the government on various legal issues, negotiated contracts, and participated in the drafting of treaties and protocols.

She holds a master’s degree in law from the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom. She also graduated with a bachelor’s degree in law from Makerere University. Asiimwe also holds her second Master’s degree in International Economic Law from the University of Warwick.

He is an advocate of the High Court with over 15 years of legal experience. He participated in case law proceedings in the Uganda and East African Courts of Justice. Cases in which he was involved include the Ugandan Revenue Administration vs. Syrage Hassan Kajura and the URA vs. UTODA. He holds a master’s degree in oil tax and finance (distinction) awarded to him on November 20, 2014.

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