Prof. David Justin Bakibinga

Academic Staff

Qualification : 
LL.B (Hons), (Mak), Dip. L.P. (LDC), M.A. (Business Law) (CNAA, London), Ph.D. (London),
Academic Experience : 

Professor of Commercial Law, Chair (Ag.), Department of Commercial Law; Professor Bakibinga has taught Legal System, Law of Contract, Company Law, Equity & Trusts, Commercial Law, Insurance Law and partnership law to Undergraduate law students, Legal Aspects of Business to MBA students at the Eastern & Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI), Revenue Law & Taxation, Intellectual Property Law and Law of International Trade to LLM students. He has also supervised over 30 graduate students in the areas, inter alia, of corporate governance, corporate rescue, corporate taxation, local government taxation and rates, acquisition and mergers, patents, double taxation, regional integration and harmonization of tax laws, value added tax, electronic transactions law, money laundering, microfinance, patenting of GMOs. Professor Bakibinga is the author of 16 books including Company; Law in Uganda, Law of Contract in Uganda, Revenue Law in Uganda, Equity and Trusts in Uganda, Partnership Law in Uganda, Commercial Law in a Liberalised Economy: The Case of Uganda and Property and Trust Law in Uganda, Uganda Transport Law and numerous scholarly articles. Professor Bakibinga is former Head, Department of Law, University of Ilorin, Nigeria, Dean of Law at Ogun State University, Nigeria and Makerere University, respectively, and has also previously served as Director, School of Graduate Studies and Deputy Vice Chancellor, Makerere University. He is currently secretary General of Uganda National Academy of Sciences