Mr. Malinzi Lucey Kwesiga Esq.

Advocate of both the High Courts Kenya and Uganda and all courts subordinate thereto to | Commissioner for Oaths and Notary Public | Partner at Ndungutse Malinzi & Co. Advocates in Nairobi, Kenya | Senior Legal Consultant at M/s Twinobusingye Severino & Co. Advocates.

Overview And Experience

Malinzi believes that he is a strategic thinker who appreciates, prioritizes tasks and monitors achievement of milestones. It is also his belief that he is a team player and that he is adaptable to different working environments and cultures. Malinzi has more than 10 years experience as a legal practitioner. He has practiced in Nairobi and Kampala and is admitted in all the two (2) jurisdictions. He was appointed Notary Public to perform within Kenya the functions and duties commonly performed by a Notary Public in the United Kingdom (U.K) in 2020.

Academic Record
  • UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI (UoN), (Class of 2021 on going), Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Law (PhD in Law).
  • UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI (UoN), Master of Laws (LL.M), 2019.
  • KENYA SCHOOL OF LAW (KSL), Post Graduate Diploma In Legal Practice (PGDLP), 2015.
  • ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY IN UGANDA (IUIU), Bachelor of Laws (LLB), Second Class (Honours) Upper Division, GPA 4.20, 2011.
  • KATIKAMU SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL, Uganda Advanced Certificate in Education, Advanced Level (A –Level), 2004.
  • M. M COLLEGE, JINJA, Uganda Certificate of Education, Ordinary Level (O-Level), 2002.
  • KASUBI CHURCH OF UGANDA, Primary Leaving Examination (P.L.E), 1998.
  • ST. KIZITO NURSERY SCHOOL, KAMULI, Nursery /Pre-primary preparation level.
  • Assured communication skills both written and oral.
  • Confidence in addressing individuals and large groups in a clear and concise manner; experience gained over time as a legal practitioner.
  • Accustomed to dealing with people involved in stressful situations with confidence and courtesy through my experience.
  • A good appreciation of business transactions and financial administrative systems and can easily assimilate and analyze information, concepts and ideas quickly and accurately. I also appreciate & enjoy coming up with simple solutions to complex problems.
  • Well-versed in the sourcing and interpretation of a wide range of legal data.
Professional Work Experience

Ndungutse Malinzi & Co. Advocates, Nairobi, Partner, 2017- To Date. (Standard building 3rd floor No. 9 Standard street P. O. Box 38681-00100 Nairobi)


  • Conveyancing and land transactions

Preparing and drafting conveyancing documents such as charges and discharges, transfers and re-conveyances, debentures, guarantees, chattel mortgages etc and perfection thereto and acquisition of titles.

  • Civil and Criminal Litigation

Client interviews, case analysis, taking instructions and giving legal opinions, preparing pleadings for filing, research on case law, making submissions and attending court for hearings and taking all necessary steps to safeguard the interests of clients and all other consequential actions, including taxation and final settlement.

  • Family Law Probate and Administration

Petition for letters of administration intestate, confirmation of grants, divorce petition and application for maintenance and custody of children.

  • Commercial Law

Formation and registration of companies and business names, transfer of shares and registration of trade marks

  • Corporate Arbitration and Consultancy on Cross border law, Investment and Trade.

KWENGU & Co. Advocates, Nairobi, Associate & Senior Litigating Advocate, 2015-2017


  • Interviewing clients and taking professional Instructions, taking down and obtaining relevant information;
  • Carrying out effective Legal research and drafting comprehensive legal opinions;
  • Making pre-trial preparations, attending court and recording proceedings;
  • Drafting pleadings, court process and filing the same in court;
  • Drafting conveyances, leases, mortgages including chattels mortgages and general agreements;
  • Execution and engrossment of various agreements and instruments;
  • Presenting instruments for assessment of stamp duty and pursuing registration of the same;
  • Incorporation of companies and businesses under the respective laws as well as filing any forms, resolutions or annual returns affecting the same;
  • Writing general correspondence to clients as well as opposing counsel;
  • Preparation of office accounts, fee notes and taxation of costs; and
  • Office etiquette, staff relations and punctuality.

TEM ADVOCATES & SOLICITORS, Kampala, Legal Associate, 2010 -2012.


  • Assisted legal support staff and shadowed the senior partner in the law firm.
  • Became aware of the interdependence between solicitors and Advocates (Barristers) and the different skill sets each role requires.
  • Attended conferences and hearings at various court in and out of Kampala, which gave me an overview of court structures and an appreciation for the detailed knowledge a barrister must have of procedure and sustentative law.
  • Drafted briefs and gained understanding of case preparation.
  • Drafted and prepared pleadings.
  • Prepared and drafted conveyancing documents such as charges and discharges, transfers and re-transfers, debentures guarantees, etc.
  • Drafted and compiled legal opinions and correspondence.
  • Conducted research on various aspects of law.
  • Consulted with and advised clients.
  • Attended court sessions.
Vacation Work Experience

ADVOCATES FOR PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW (APILU), Kampala, Student Intern, 2008- 2010.


  • Engaged host communities in legal representations and counselling.
  • Conducted legal research and drafted legal opinions on public international law.

FOUNDATIONS FOR HUMAN RIGHTS INITIATIVE (FHRI), Kampala, Student trainee, March 2010.


  • Conducted research and drafted correspondence.
  • Tasked with general office management and clerical duties.

NAMUNGOONA PARENTS S.S.S, Kampala, Teaching Assistant, 2006-2007.


  • Acted as a support to the teacher when working in a group setting. Working under the supervision and guidance of senior teaching staff in a busy and exiting school.
  • Contributed to the delivery of teaching and tutorials and providing personal academic support and mentoring for groups of students.

CHILD FUND INTERNATIONAL Inc., Kampala, Community Out-Reach programme Volunteer Assistant, 2002-2004.


  • Developed communication skills in an International Non-governmental organisation corporate/professional setting through responding efficiently to enquire from clients, stakeholders both in person and over the phone.
  • Gained persuasive and negotiation skills through the volunteer out-reach programme and liaison with both sponsors and potential partners.
  • Showed potential areas of investment, sponsorship and partnership to clients, which meant being flexible and working irregular hours in order to provide the best service, advice and assistance.
Publications And Research
  • Research Thesis for PhD in Law (on- going).
  • Research Thesis at Masters in Law (LL.M).
  • Research Thesis at Bachelor of Law (LL.B).
  • Author (one among others), The Future of Legal Education in East Africa (FLEEA) Project.
Professional And Academic Memberships.
  1. East Africa Law Society (EALS), Registered and paid up Member.
  2. Law Society of Kenya (LSK), Nairobi, Enrolled and paid up Member.
  3. Uganda Law Society (ULS), Kampala, Enrolled and paid up Member.
  4. The Chattered Governance Institute of UK & Ireland (ICSA-UK), Registered Member.
Personal Skills
  • Calm temperament
  • Creative
  • Engaging
  • Listening skills
Personal Interests

1. Travel

  • I have independently travelled and continue to engage in business and legal practice throughout East Africa.
  • Countries visited include; Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda. This significantly has enhanced my ability to be self-reliant, adaptable, diverse culture appreciative and well organised.

2. Sport

  • I am an active basketball and volleyball player and I often enjoy a game or two outdoor. This helps me maintain my focus especially when I have to.

3. Social networking.

Mr. Malinzi Lucey Kwesiga Esq.

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