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Barnabas Tumusingize is a leading financial services sector practitioner. He heads the team at Sebalu & Lule which advises twelve commercial banks in Uganda, and he is additionally retained as legal counsel by the region’s two leading development banks.

Barnabas also possesses considerable experience and expertise in disputes work. His disputes practice covers banking and financial law, construction, commercial contracts, insurance, telecommunications and regulatory affairs. In notable high-level mandates, Barnabas has obtained favourable results for Standard Chartered Bank Uganda before the East African Court of Justice and for the National Social Security Fund before the Supreme Court of Uganda in significant, multi-million-dollar disputes.


  • Master of Laws (Corporate and Commercial Law), University College London
  • Bachelor of Laws, Makerere University
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre (bar qualification).