Enoch Barata


Enoch Barata is a Senior Partner at M/s Birungyi, Barata & Associates and is the head of the firm’s Banking, Corporate and Commercial and Litigation Departments. He has trained as a lawyer and Advocate of the Courts of Judicature and has received specialized training in Finance and Financial Law from the Center for Finance and Management Studies at the University of London. As a founding partner and with over 14 years’ experience, he has gained repute as an astute professional lawyer, corporate consultant and general commercial transactions lawyer.  He has represented various clients in complex corporate transactions, all aspects of finance and lending, due diligence, mergers and acquisition, insurance and litigation. He advises top and reputable companies, banks, insurance companies, government ministries, public agencies and multinational corporations both in Uganda and sub-Saharan Africa.


Enoch has also served as a none-executive Director and as Executive Director on Several Boards in the Banking, Insurance and Communications Regulation Sector.


He is a member of the Uganda Law Society, The East African Law Society, the International Bar Association and several committees on the IBA and the Institute of Corporate Governance of Uganda.


Core Expertise: 

  • Banking
  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Litigation Departments
  • Finance and Financial law


  • LLB At Makerere University
  • Post-Graduate legal qualifications with Law Development Center.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Uganda law Society
  • East African Law Society
  • International Bar Association