The pioneering minds behind Ivory Advocates, Jamina Apio, Naomi Byabazaire and Shane Gloria. S. Mugenga birthed Ivory Advocates (formerly Apio, Byabazaire, Musanase and Co. Advocates) with the sole purpose of establishing the most dynamic and timeless law firm that not only Uganda but Africa has ever seen.

Ivory Advocates

Ivory Advocates (formerly Apio, Byabazaire, Musanase & Co. Advocates) is a unique legal firm that provides services to address emerging and dynamic trends in this developing business world. Ivory Advocates is fully registered and regulated by the Uganda Law Council and was founded by three pace-setting and inspirational female lawyers who recognized the need to establish a firm that is a better measure in terms of adding value to the way we offer our legal services. We are members of the Law Societies of Uganda and East Africa. 

We are also certified and registered with the following organizations:

1. Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) appointed Intellectual Property
2. The African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO).
3. The Uganda Registration Services Bureau appointed Insolvency Practitioners
4. Accredited members of the Federation of Integrated Conflict Management
5. Certified mediators with the Mediation and Arbitration Hub

Our members hold directorships with various corporate entities as well as represent the Secretarial Function of Companies to offer good corporate governance support services.  

Our Vision

To harness the law to transform people’s lives and build sustainable businesses.

Our Philosophy

Our philosophy is centred on innovation, client satisfaction and unwavering commitment. We believe in delivering personalised legal solutions that empower individuals and businesses to thrive.

Our Mission

To transform lives and businesses by developing people and managing resources.


Tailored Solutions to Address Your Diverse Legal Needs.

We have embraced the strength of networking and have proceeded to grow the same with other lawyers and law firms locally and internationally who share similar values and work ethic. We also recognise that law is a strong and powerful tool, the key is to use it  wisely to influence structure, process, reporting and accountability as well as public order.



Community Involvement


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At the heart of the services that we provide lies a strategic focus on four pivotal industries. These sectors have been meticulously chosen to align with our expertise and dedication, ensuring that we provide unparalleled support and insight to our clients. By centering our efforts on these major industries, we cultivate a deep understanding of their unique challenges, opportunities, and evolving landscapes.