Walter Bwire


Walter Bwire

Managing Partner

EMEA (Europe, Middle-East and Africa) and APAC (Asia-Pacific)
LL.M (KIU), LL.B Hons (UCU), Dip. LP (LDC)


Office: +256 704 055954

Mobile: +256 782 123452


Bwire is Business Attorney and the Managing Partner of Bwire, Kalinaki & Co. Advocates with over 8 years’ experience and achievements in corporate and commercial practice alongside business management. He advises and represents market Leading Businesses, Governments, Multinationals, Multilaterals, Global Investment Firms, Private Equity Funds, Sovereign Wealth Funds, Hedge Funds, Family Offices and other Private Corporations and Individuals in key economic sectors covering M&A, Private Equity, Banking, Finance & Innovation, Large Scale Infrastructural Projects, Real Estate Investment, Corporate Finance, and Foreign Investments. He has expertise in advising, preparing, structuring and executing deals/projects with a minimum value of $50 Million (USD) and above in emerging economies which are frequently the hungriest that require very highly knowledgeable and skilled lawyers of his type in all stages of the transaction.


Bwire was admitted to the Bar and is licensed to practice law as an Advocate of the Courts of Judicature in the Republic of Uganda. He is also a Lecturer at Kampala International University School of Law, Kampala with over 8 years teaching Experience in Contract Law, Civil Procedure and Practice, and the Law of Real Property subjects.


• Advocate, High Court of Uganda

• Member, Uganda Law Society

• Member, East African Law Society

• Member, International Academy for Collaborative Professionals (USA)


He holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree from the Uganda Christian University, a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Center and, a Master of Laws Degree in Commercial Law from Kampala International University. He also holds a Certificate in Leadership attained from Compassion International Leadership Development Program. Immediately after completing his post-graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Bwire was recruited to lecture at Kampala International University School of Law where he was awarded the prestigious Chairman KIU Special Scholarship in 2013 to study LL.M Commercial Law. Before starting Bwire, Kalinaki & Co. Advocates, he previously worked with Egou-Engwau Advocates as a Junior Associate and Bukenya, Chemonges & Co. Advocates as an Associate.