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Employment & Labour Relations Law

CM Advocates LLP - Uganda > Practice Areas > Employment & Labour Relations Law

CM Advocates can offer strategic advice on all types of employment and labour related issues and disputes, across a wide variety of industries in both private and public sectors including NGOs and charities.

We offer national and international organizations strategic and practical legal services that are focused on maximizing human resource potential. Our employment and labour lawyers are known for their dexterity and busi- ness-savvy advisory and counselling skills and, when necessary, their results-driven dispute resolution techniques.

We have practical experience representing employers in all industry sectors, including financial services, art and entertainment, education, professional services, telecommunications, ICT, hospitality sector, manufacturing concerns, extractive industries as well as transport and logistic sector.

Our employment lawyers will take the time to understand your scenario and offer creative, commercial found and clear, thorough advice. The employment issues we can assist with include:

  • human resources advice and counselling;
  • taxation on gain and profits from employment
  • statutory compliance for employers;
  • taxation for expatriate employees;
  • tax reconciliations for expatriates;
  • review of employment contracts for tax planning purposes and identification of tax exposures;
  • handling tax audits on employment taxes;
  • strategic HR Planning (including Dismissals and Redundancies);
  • disciplinary, grievance procedures and performance management;
  • wrongful and unfair termination as well as constructive dismissal;
  • executive employment and severance agreement;
  • settlement agreements;
  • contract, labour agreements, HR Policies and Collective Bargaining Agreements;
  • occupational health and safety;
  • workers compensation/ work injury benefits;
  • human rights and discrimination;
  • business sales and acquisitions, and corporate restructuring;
  • boardroom disputes;
  • IP protection;
  • privacy and cybersecurity;
  • internal corporate investigations;
  • restraint of trade or non-compete agreements;
  • employee raiding/poaching;
  • non-solicitation agreements;
  • data protection and confidentiality agreements;
  • dispute resolution (including litigation, arbitration and mediation);
  • pay and benefits (including retirement benefits, ESOPs, and other stock options);
  • pension schemes; and
  • international employment law