Dr. Anthony C.K Kakooza

He is a Senior Lecturer and Dean, Faculty of Law at Uganda Christian University. As a dean, he is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the faculty; overseeing budgetary needs, supervising staff members and establishing partnerships with other institutions. He is also responsible for teaching, coordinating student programs and staff recruitment. He also facilitates lectures in Intellectual Property Law, Real Estate Law, and Jurisprudence. He supervises undergraduate and postgraduate student research papers and mentors students on career and research goals. Dr. Kakooza has authored and co-authored articles, working papers and book chapters, and has made conference presentations in Switzerland, Kenya, Tanzania, USA and Uganda.

He has a Doctor of the Science of Law (J.S.D) of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA; Master of Laws of University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom, a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre, Kampala, Uganda and a Bachelor of Laws of Makerere University.

Before joining UCU, he served as Teaching Assistant, University of Illinois College of Law (USA), and Senior Legal Officer, Uganda Law Reform Commission where he managed commercial and internet law related projects on law reform, drafted commercial laws for submission to Parliament and undertook research. Since 2017 to-date, he has been Adjunct Lecturer at Faculty of Law, Masaryk University (Czech Republic) and at the University of Illinois College of Law (USA). He has worked as Associate Editor for the Makerere University Law Journal and has worked as External Examiner at Makerere University and University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

He wears another hat as Adjunct Lecturer at Makerere University Business School, Masaryk University, University of Illinois College of Law, a position he has previously held at Nkumba University School of Law between 2005 and 2016. He has consulted for the Uganda Registration Services Bureau, World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), Center for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD), Ministry of Tourism, Trade and Industry/ EU Project and Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban development on a World Bank Project.

Dr. Kakooza has law firm experience having worked with Shonubi, Musoke & Co. Advocates, Sipi Law Associates and Singleton Law Firm. He is a member of Law Development Centre’s Legal Aid Clinic Advisory Board representing interests of all Law Schools in Uganda. He is a member of International Trademark Association, and the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, USA.

Contact Dr. Kakooza

Dr. Anthony C.K Kakooza
Dean, Faculty of Law
Uganda Christian University
P. O. Box 4,
Mukono, Uganda.
Email: akakooza@ucu.ac.ug
Tel: +256-312350832
Mob: +256-794770832

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