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Startups & SMEs Business Unit

CM Advocates LLP - Uganda > Practice Areas > Startups & SMEs Business Unit

Starting a business is an exciting and challenging experience but it is also a venture where seeking excellent legal advice- is a must. It is important to speak to a lawyer in order to understand the legal implications that go along with starting and running a business.

We appreciate that when time and resources are scarce, legal concerns often take a back seat. However, getting the legal fundamentals right from the start, can go a long way in smoothing the road for your future business success.

At CM Advocates Uganda, we understand the issues that Startups face and are passionate about entrepreneurship and nurturing the growth of Startups and SMEs. We believe in pursuing innovative solutions delivered with sound business judgement to ensure business continuity and success.

We also leverage on our on our sister firms CM Advocates LLP and Cymbell Attorneys practicing in Kenya and Tanzania respectively in the event we require cross-border legal expertise.

We pride ourselves as a premier law firm that work with Startups at all stages of their life cycles including:

  • General advisory services on start-up of businesses including business modeling, contract drafting and fundraising
  • Business set-up options ranging from private limited liability companies; public companies, management companies for real estate transactions; subsidiaries, registration of branch of foreign companies; partnerships both limited liability partnerships and general partnerships; registration of trusts both incorporated and unincorporated trust; societies and not-for-profit-entities.
  • Regulatory compliance including permits and
  • Entity and management
  • Seed financing and capital
  • Intellectual property protection and brand management