Alex Rezida -Partner

Alex is a Senior Advocate of the courts of Judicature of Uganda with twenty seven years standing as of 2016, and a commissioner for Oaths.

He has been in consistent active practice for the last 27 years as of 2016 with particular emphasis on commercial and corporate law,particularly mergers, acquisitions, equity investment and corporate restructuring, banking and finance practice, trade marks and patents,employment law, land conveyancing practice and related litigation.

Over the years, Alex has had occasion to advise on establishment of several Public Private Partnerships (PPPs), Private financing it Infrastructure, negotiating of local and international joint ventures, commercial arbitration, Alternative Dispute resolution, International trade agreements, and drawing security documentation, and credit agreements for financial institutions and inter creditor arrangements. He has also negotiated and provided consultancy services on international hotel management projects on behalf of owners that has attracted international brands including Marriots, Starwood and Intercontinental.

Such has been his experience in joint ventures and PPPs that has been appointed a director on a recent joint venture project between a client of Chinese origin investing in Uganda and a public organization that is developing a hotel in Kampala.

In 2008, he was appointed on the first ever general audit committee under the Public Finance and accountability Act and still serves on the government audit committee.

Starting as an external legal counsel, Alex won the confidence of management and the board of one of the leading banks in Uganda rising to be one of its director. Currently. He is also the chairperson, board audit committee of that bank. That entailed a rigorous approval process by the Central Bank of Uganda.
He also serves on several boards as a Director and in others as a secretary.

With a wealth of Board experience and increasing confidence, Alex was appointed the chairman Board of Directors of a Bank in a neighboring country where the same bank has expanded to. That appointment was approved by the Central Bank of that country with all that it entails.

Similarly but unrelated. Starting as a principal legal advisor on a hotel project in a neighboring county, the developers appointed Alex as a Director and later as a chairman of their Board of directors, a position he still holds.

Presently he is the chairperson of the Bar-Bench Commercial court users committee of the Uganda Law Society.

He is a member of the Uganda Law Society, the East African Society and the International Bar Association.