BIRUNGYI CEPHAS KAGYENDAManaging Partner
BIRUNGYI, BARATA AND ASSOCIATES
Mr. Birungyi Cephas Kagyenda is a senior Counsel in Uganda, a highly qualified and distinguished tax expert, easily recognized as a leading tax advisor in Uganda, Africa, and internationally. Mr. Birungyi was the expert witness for the Heritage Oil and Gas Limited case which took place in London. Mr. Birungyi has previously worked for the Ugandan government in various capacities including as Deputy Commissioner of Domestic Direct Taxes in the Uganda Revenue Authority. He has represented the country in the negotiations and drafting of several double taxation agreements with over 5 countries. He is the head of the tax department of the Firm and regularly advises, consults for, and represents major local and international corporations, governments, international agencies, and financial institutions in Uganda, Africa, and all around the world. Mr. Birungyi is thoroughly trained and holds various specialist qualifications including from the UK and South Africa. Mr. Birungyi participated in the Commonwealth Advanced Management Program for senior tax officials from 29th July to 20th September 1996. Mr. Birungyi is a member of; • The International Bar Association • The Board of Governors of East African School of Taxation
Birungyi, Barata and Associates (BBA) is internationally recognized as the pioneer specialist tax law firm in Uganda. Headed by the distinguished tax lawyer, Birungyi Kagyenda Cephas, the tax department is made up of highly qualified tax experts and a team of qualified lawyers with diverse and unique detailed tax work exposure. Birungyi, Barata & Associates was established in 2003 and has been in existence for over 20 years. The firm’s main core specialty is Taxation Birungyi, Barata & Associates is a leading Tax and Legal firm in Uganda with extensive knowledge and experience in Tax Law, Commercial and Corporate Law, Employment Law Consultancy Services, Human resources, Company restructuring, Intellectual Property, Banking, and securities among others. The Firm aims at providing clients with the best legal, business, and tax advice, which is well informed, technically sound, well presented, and works for business. The Firm’s senior management consists of vital hands-on experienced personnel, who have worked as legal advisors and/or tax experts in large public and private sector enterprises. Our clients comprise small to large private corporate bodies, public agencies, individuals, non-profit organizations, and schools among others. The firm also aims at being a one-stop center and can provide services tailored to the Clients’ needs.