Pheona Nabasa, the ULS President says they decided to meet as a board to discuss issues affecting their profession following a petition from some members asking them to deliberate the issues affecting them in the course of their duty.
According to Job Kiija, a representative of Innovations for Democratic Engagement and Action- IDEA, the increased threats directed towards citizens and civic leaders significantly dent Uganda’s Human Rights Record.
Advocates certificates are renewed on an annual basis. But Kafuuzi last renewed his certificate of practice on April 22, 2015, slightly over three years after enrolling as an advocate on January 18, 2012, according to the roll of advocates posted on the Judiciary Website http://judiciary.go.ug/data/ladvocates/
The centre was officially registered by the Uganda Law Society together and Uganda Bankers Association, as a private sector Led institution dedicated to advancing Alternative Dispute Resolution in Uganda and across East Africa. It was officially launched by Justice Minister General Kahinda Otafiire last month.