Rugaba Kashillingi graduates with an LLM (Master of Laws) in Oil and Gas Law

DAILYNEWS UG |By Stephania Nangonzi|

Mr. Rugaba Kashillingi, the founder & Lead Partner at Kashillingi Rugaba & Associates, Advocates and Legal Consultants, one of the Country’s flagship Law Firms has graduated with an LLM (Master of Laws) in Oil and Gas Law.

The former Presidential Advisor this morning wrote “I give thanks to the Almighty God for this milestone of a Master of Laws (LLM Oil & Gas)”, a message that he posted on his Facebook page to share with thousands of his followers.

Mr. Kashillingi holds an LLB from Makerere University and also holds a Masters in Laws in Revenue Law and Taxation, his 1st Masters Degree.


Above: A young Rugaba Kashillingi in S.4

Mr. Rugaba Kashillingi is the Chief Legal Counsel, East & Southern Africa Sub-Region for Torres AES. Torres Advanced Enterprise Solutions (Torres) is a global security, cyber security, information technology and software consulting firm headquartered in Washington, D.C. with a global presence in Africa, Asia, the Americas, Europe and the Middle East. Torres serves the highest levels of U.S. and foreign governments and commercial enterprises around the world.


Above: The Boss today manages multiple interests and investments in his vast Legal & Business Enterprise. 

He is also the Director Business Development at Re/Max Avalon a Real Estate Sales, lettings and property management and Advisory Services located on Bandali Rise Bugolobi.

Mr. Kashillingi works as an Advocate and Lead Partner at Kashillingi Rugaba & Associates.

He is also a former Legal Advisor to H. E the President of Uganda (May 2002 – Nov 2007) Government of Uganda/ State House Advising H. E President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on Legal matters, Governance and constitutional compliance, best Practices for a people centered Legal regime and all matters incidental to and connected therewith.

A big hearty congratulations to Mr. Rugaba Kashillingi upon this milestone with an LLM (Master of Laws) in Oil and Gas Law qualification and upgrade! 

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About Kashillingi Rugaba & Associates (KRA)
Kashillingi Rugaba & Associates, Advocates and Legal Consultants, are located at Nakasero Rd, Kampala. KRA has expertise in Corporate & Banking financial services, Corporate restructuring, Revenue & Taxation, Employment, Commercial, Litigation & Arbitration.

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About LLM (Master of Laws) in Oil and Gas Law

If you’re planning a legal career in the oil and gas sector, a Master of Laws – commonly known as an LLM – is the internationally recognised qualification you need. Locally and on a worldwide scale, activities which surround the procurement of gas and oil are highly complex, and if this is an area that you are interested in working in then an LLM in Oil & Gas law could be for you.

There are many great reasons to study an LLM in Oil & Gas law. Studying an LLM in Oil & Gas Law will teach you about the geographical factors involved, plus the environmental implications and issues of law, and in order to best serve your future clients, you’ll need to be proficient in all of these areas.

Energy is the driving force behind almost every area of modern life and its providers contribute hugely to their national economy. Like any sector, the gas and oil industry is always in need of well qualified, skilled employees to improve their service. The best graduates will help their company maintain a competitive edge, adapt in a cross-border environment and help ensure environmental care obligations are followed.

 LLMs in Oil and Gas Law – Who’s It For?

An LLM in Oil and Gas Law is ideal for professionals already working in the area as it will enable them to refresh their knowledge in this field while gaining a recognised qualification. Law graduates often choose to take an LLM in Gas and Oil to gain the detailed understanding needed to be a more effective legal force in this area. Business and environmental graduates often apply to access the technical side of the gas and oil economy, especially the institutional structures which it is governed by – and for them this Master of Laws qualification would also be useful.

 What qualifications do you need to study an LLM in Oil and Gas Law?

In order to be accepted on an LLM in Oil and Gas Law, you will usually need a first or upper second class degree with honours, a large component of which should relate to law or economics. Alternatively, if you lack academic qualifications but can demonstrate your substantial work experience in a closely related field, you are likely to be accepted as an applicant.

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Above: Mr. Kashillingi with a classmate.

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