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Aisha is a UK-trained Commercial Lawyer who has cut out a niche in energy, infrastructure, corporate finance, commercial transactions, and construction, as well as financing under the Loan Market Association documentation.

She holds a Master of Laws degree in International Commercial Law from University of Kent (UK), and she is admitted as an Advocate and Commissioner for Oaths in Uganda and Tanzania. Aisha has also undertaken professional training courses on the FIDIC  construction contracts and public private partnerships.

Aisha is lead counsel on a number of power projects in Uganda and has acted for various hydro power companies such as ARPE Limited, the owner and operator of the largest privately owned hydro- power project in Uganda (83 MW) worth over USD 200 million, Bugoye Hydro Limited (developer of 13 MW project), Muvumbe Hydro power project (6.5 MW), Achwa HPP3 Limited (8.4 MW), Achwa HPP4 Limited (10.5 MW) and Sugar Corporation of Uganda Limited Bagasse Fired co-generation plant (26MW).

Aisha has advised the above developer during acquisition of the project(s) / project companies, permitting / obtaining authorizations, negotiations of project documents as well as finance by DFIs such as FMO, PROPACO DEG, BIO, EAIF (INVESTEC), OPEC and AFDB.

Aisha is recognized as a highly regarded / recommended by;

  • IFLR 1000 Financial and Corporate Guide 2017, 2018, 2019 – Highly regarded (Uganda)
  • Chambers Global Guide 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 – Highly recommended in General Business Law (Uganda)
Areas of Practice
Education
LLM, International Commercial Law,
University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
LLB,
University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice,
Law Development Centre, Kampala
Certificate in Public Private Partnership Skills and Competency Development,
Institute of Public Private Partnerships (IP3), Arlington, USA
Certificate in Executing Effective Due Diligence,
Siti Training Institute of East Africa.
Certificate in International Petroleum Law,
International Human Resources Development Corporation (IHRDC), Boston, USA.
Certificate in International Petroleum Business,
International Human Resources Development Corporation (IHRDC), Boston, USA.
Certificate in Lease Finance by Sudhir Amembal of Amembal & Associates,
9th African Leasing Convention, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Memberships
Uganda Law Society
East Africa Law Society
Uganda Women Lawyer’s Association
International Bar Association