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Ivan Ojakol

Of Counsel

Ivan helps our domestic and international clients navigate a broad range of international trade and regional investment law issues. He provides strategic advice related to free trade and investment protection agreements, customs law, export controls, economic sanctions, trade remedies and international dispute settlement. He represents clients in a broad range of industries, including manufacturing, technology, oil and gas, and agriculture.

Ivan helps clients understand the tariff and non-tariff barriers to trade that affect importers and exporters.Ivan is also a regular speaker and writer on opportunities arising from the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) which is a testament to his passion for regional and International integration in trade.

 In addition to International Trade, Ivan is also a skilled arbitration practitioner that has helped his client manoeuvre and navigate arbitration disputes arising out of complex commercial transactions.


  • Ugandan Christian University, LLB. (Hons).
  • Law Development Centre, Diploma in Legal Practice (Bar qualification)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Taxation, (East African School of Taxation)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Trade and Policy (Lund University)

Areas of focus

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Uganda Law Society
  • East African Law Society
  • Associate, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK