Simon Peter Kinobe. SC

Partner | Infrastructure & Construction





Simon Peter is a Partner in our Infrastructure & Construction team with a career spanning over 20 years and is the President of the Uganda Law Society, and is the current Chairperson NGO Board.

He has previously served as a founding and Managing Partner of KMT (Kinobe, Mutyaba) Advocates also as a Senior Inspectorate Officer, at the Inspectorate of Government (IGG), and as a Lecturer of Law at Kampala International University.

In addition, he served as a Council Member of the Uganda Law Society where he played an integral role in the introduction of the Cluster System to the legal industry, which system seeks to group the members according to their areas of expertise and encouraged the sharing of knowledge.

Simon’s experience extends from project development, and contract administration to dispute resolution advice offering our clients a unique understanding of the full cycle of a construction project.

Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons) – Makerere University
  • Diploma in Legal Practice – Law Development Centre.
  • Masters in Energy Law and Policy – Dundee University (in progress)

Recent Deals

  • Advising on the Titling of land for the East African Crude Oil Pipeline Project in the districts of Mubende, Kakumiro, and Kyankwanzi in Uganda.
  • Advised on the construction of the Jinja Nile Bridge (senior Legal Consult) – 123 million USD
  • Won judgment against the Government of Lybia – 23 million USD
  • Won a judgment against the Government of Sudan – 173 million USD
  • Senior Consultant to a telecommunications company for the purchase of Ugandan Telecoms Company – 300 Million USD