During our long existence, we have handled several landmark deals and cases in the mining, oil and gas and power sectors. We ...
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ABMAK is the legal counsel to the private sector developer of the US$ 620 million phosphate and iron ore project in Sukulu, Eastern Uganda. The ABMAK team drafted and negotiated the Mineral Development Agreement between the developer and the Government of Uganda, compensation and resettlement of project affected persons, project structuring and provide day to day legal advisory services to the developer.
ABMAK is a legal advisor to some of the major oil and gas operators currently licensed to conduct oil and gas operations in Uganda, and major multi national service providers. The services provided include regulatory compliance and routine legal advisory services to support client operations.
We advise project sponsors, local and international financial institutions on all aspects of infrastructure project financing in all scenarios that may be envisaged in the implementation of oil & gas, mining, and energy projects.
Our understanding of the unique risks inherent in the technical, financial and commercial aspects of natural resources projects, the commercial objectives of the project sponsors and the lenders' concerns in such projects gives us the cutting-age in conducting meaningful due diligence and structuring impeccable security pack age agreements tailored to suit the needs of all the parties involved in the project matrix.
Our infrastructure practice is comprised of lawyers that have exten sive knowledge in corporate and project finance, and a clear under standing of the FIDIC contracts as well as their interplay with the laws of Uganda.
Our services in this area include:
Advising clients on all aspects of procurement, negotiation and contract documentation for infrastructure projects in Uganda;
Advising clients on all permits required under Ugandan law to accomplish infrastructure projects and the requirements for retention of such permits;
Acting as counsel or expert on Ugandan law aspects of any domestic or international arbitration in respect to disputes arising out of clients operations under any licence or project agreement.