Mr. 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 trained as a lawyer and Advocate of the Courts of Judicature and received specialised training in Finance and Financial Law from the Centre for Finance and Management Studies at the University of London. As a founding partner and with over 18 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.
Mr. Barata has also served as a non-executive Director and as Executive Director on several boards in the Banking, Insurance and Communications Regulation Sector. He is also the head of the NRM Election Disputes Tribunal.
He is a member of the Uganda Law Society, the East African Law Society, the International Bar Association, Tax Planet and the Institute of Corporate Governance of Uganda.