Prof. Agasha Mugasha


I am a professor of law with significant international experience that was acquired mainly in the United Kingdom and Australia for over twenty-five years. I now lecture at Gulu University in Uganda, in the subject areas of banking and finance law, international economic law / international trade and business law, general commercial law, and Research Methods. I have always lectured Master of Laws (LLM) courses and have supervised several PhDs to completion.
I am proficient in the common law system and have also held several senior leadership positions. Further, I am known for excellent and innovative research and teaching in modern and international commercial and financial transactions. As a qualified lawyer, I also practiced law briefly in government and was the Chairperson of the Uganda Law Reform Commission for four years.

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Year of Study Institution/School Award
1992 Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, Canada PhD.
1988 Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, Canada LLM
1985 Law Development Centre Post-Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (Dip LP)
Award: Uganda Law Society Prize (Best Student, Postgraduate Bar Course)
1984 Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda LL B (Hons)
(i) Makerere Law Society Prize (for standing second in Third Year Law School examinations)
(ii) Dean’s List of Best Students (Best Student in Second Year Law School examinations).

Research Interests

Principal areas of specialization

Banking and finance law, International Financial Law, International Trade Finance Law, International Economic Law/ International Trade and Business Law, and Commercial Law.

Other strong interests

Financial institutions and markets Regulation, Law Reform and Harmonization of Laws.




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