Cephas K. Birungyi
Name: Cephas K. Birungyi
Firm Name: Birungyi, Barata & Associates
Jurisdiction: Uganda
Practice Area: Tax Law


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Professional Biography:

Cephas K. Birungyi is a highly qualified and distinguished tax expert, easily recognized as a leading tax advisor in Uganda, Africa and internationally. Mr. Birungyi is the expert witness for Heritage Oil and Gas limited in the ongoing arbitration in London.

He is the Managing Partner of the firm. Cephas 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 institution in Uganda, Africa and all around the world.

He is thoroughly trained and holds various specialist qualifications including from the UK and South Africa. He is a member of the Uganda Law Society, East African Law Society, the International Bar Association, the Institute of Taxation and the Institute of Corporate Governance.

Professional Affiliations:

– Uganda Law Society

– East African Law Society

– International Bar Association of Taxation and institute of Corporate Governance

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