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Francis Kalanda’s practice covers projects and infrastructure and corporate and commercial advisory. He acts for corporate and infrastructure entities on legal, regulatory and transactional matters, including legal due diligence, corporate finance, commercial contracts and compliance and risk.

Experience has included advising:

  • As team member, a global utility-scale solar energy developer, on the establishment of a 10 MW solar power plant
  • As team member, Sinohydro Corporation, the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor of the 600 MW Karuma hydropower dam project, in providing advisory support to the project management and implementation team
  • As team member, Centenary Bank, on a corporate reorganization by which the bank is altering its corporate structure by creating a holding company structure, transferring the banking business undertaking to a banking subsidiary and forming specialist subsidiaries

Professional Qualifications

  • Advocate admitted to the High Court of Uganda (2016)


  • Nottingham Trent University, Master of Law (International Trade and Commercial Law) (2018)
  • Law Development Centre, Post-Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (bar qualification) (2015)
  • Makerere University, Bachelor of Law (2014)


  • Member of the East Africa Law Society
  • Member of the Uganda Law Society