The Firm

Ortus LLP is a new-age professional services firm offering legal, regulatory, transactional, consulting and advisory corporate/business services.

We are a progressive firm that is at the cornerstone of Uganda’s and East Africa’s Technology, Media and Telecommunications sector development. We render bespoke and cross-cutting services that are tailored to our clients’ business needs.

We also provide the necessary relationships required for business success through our lobbying and government relations on major policies in the region. We also operate a very flexible Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) model where we avail professional “on demand” services depending on project, scope and expertise required through a pool of experienced and dynamic professionals across the East African region.

Our clients


  • Financial institutions
  • Funds, Charities, Trusts and Foundations
  • Multinational and local companies
  • Local and International law firms
  • Advisory and consulting firms
  • High networth individuals
  • Start-up ventures

All our professionals have experience in international corporate/service practice, and are thus able to render a world-class service at a competitive cost. We are also agile in our practice and able to render “on demand” services and maintain the same quality and consistency. We are rooted in Uganda’s and East Africa’s cultural context, and therefore, we offer advice that is not only technically sound but also practical and pragmatic.

Our values & culture


  • Innovative
  • Agility
  • Pragmatism
  • Optimism

Our approach is different

We conceptualize legal process to be part of a wider body of processes ranging from product design, trial and testing, commercialization, and regulatory compliance. We offer a multidisciplinary and agile team that is not just focussed on law, but also business and compliance needs derived from deep industry experience and best practice standards.