We represent our clients across the full spectrum of employee-related legal issues. John Mugalula, the Partner in charge of this area has practical experience working with clients of all sizes. Having handled some of the largest and pioneering Labour disputes in Uganda’s Industrial Court, John has become a go to advisor for several local companies and individuals with new and unusually complex or large scale labour and employment matters.
As a result, the Firm has established a dedicated department offering our clients access to a dynamic employment practice that is able to manage the most complex situations.
Some of the services offered by our employment practice includes advising on, preparation and structuring of employment agreements, Defending client interests in the Industrial Court, Labour Officer and other Courts of Judicature to avert or manage the risk of potential reputational damage. Advising on employment or service provider relationships including outsourcing, benefits and leave, breach of employment contract, discrimination, and workers compensation among others.
We provide advice on preparation, review and bringing up-to-date of human resource policy manuals to ensure compliance with current labour laws and best practices in the hugely dynamic labour market. We also conduct annual training sessions to ensure effective compliance with the labour laws.
We advise employers in conducting intermittent employment audits as a proactive measure to ensure that their policies and practices are in compliance with applicable Ugandan laws.
We advise on restructuring and redundancies of staff during any merger and acquisition or for purposes of creating efficiency within the organization.