Kabiito Karamagi, is an Advocate with over twenty years’ experience in corporate insolvency, and business restructures. As Uganda’s leading Insolvency Practitioner, Kabiito has handled complex assignements involving cross border insolvencies, corporate fraud and other forms of economic crime, asset tracing etc.He is currently the Managing Partner of Ligomarc Advocates, a finance law firm based in Kampala, where he also heads its Insolvency and Business Restructuring Practice. The firm is a Chambers Global ranked law firm with a solid reputation for intergrity and the groundbreaking work in insolvency and creditor enforcement rights, commercial and civil litigation, advisory services in tax, energy and infrastructure.
He is a seasoned and respected litigator with wide experience in creditor enforcement litigation.
He has also succesfully served as Lead Counsel representing a national regulator in Uganda in the biggest regulatory disputes in Uganda. He has successfully represented dissatisfied bidders in court disputes involving two of the largest national infrastructure projects in Uganda.
Kabiito also served as Assistant Legal Counsel for the Government of Uganda during the implementation of the Second Integrated Financial Management Systems Project (IFMP II) under which the Government of Uganda contracted Hewlett – Packard (HP) and Oracles Systems Ltd, among others, to supply, install and intergrate a government wide, IT based turnkey fiscal management system.
Kabiito has been at the centre of major legislative reforms in Uganda. Most notably, he was part of a team of Government of Uganda Consultants that led to the enactment of the Insolvency Act, 2011. He was also part of the Government of Uganda’s task force that participated in the development of other key legislations, including the Companies Act of 2012 and the Partnership Act, 2010.
Education: Kabiito is also a Fellow of INSOL International, and an alumnus of the prestigious Makerere University, Kampala. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (DIP.LP) from Law Development Centre, Kampala.