Dorothy Bishagenda

Associate Partner

LLB (Makerere University)

International Tax,Corporate Governance,International Environmental Law, UN Human Rights

Diploma in Legal Practice (Law Development Centre, Uganda)

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Dorothy Bishagenda is an Associate Partner with Birungyi, Barata & Associates in the Tax and Litigation Department.

Ms. Dorothy joined the Firm in 2009 as a Legal Assistant and has since seen her role at the Firm increase, making her a critical resource to the Firm as a distinguished, dedicated and proficient litigator.

Over the past 10 years, Ms. Dorothy has gained extensive experience in handling some of the most complex tax-law-changing litigation cases on behalf of the Firm. She has also won several multi-billion shillings cases for our clients.

Ms. Dorothy has been charged with work related to tax law, commercial litigation, land, and labour law disputes. Ms. Dorothy is also keen on debt collection and election petition practice. She has made her mark as one that achieves most needed settlements without spending a lot of resources on court processes.

Outside the office, Ms. Dorothy is a member of human rights organizations where she advises the organizations on different human rights aspects.


  • Uganda Law Society
  • East Africa Law Society
  • FIDA- Uganda Federation of Female Lawyers

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