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First Floor, Legacy House
Plot 38B Windsor Crescent, Kololo.
P.O.Box 2841, Kampala, Uganda

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James Orima


James is Asigma's principal legal advisor. He started off his career at Kampala Associated Advocates where he worked on several regional mergers and acquisitions. He also gained experience as a Partner at Orima & Co Advocates.

James has advised on numerous private equity transactions in the FMCG, Financial Services, and Insurance sectors. He has advised on a combined 120MW of hydro power projects in Uganda with a combined financing of over US$250m from the German Investment Corporation (DEG), and a 50MW biomass power plant in Ivory Coast.

He is a Director at Earth Energy Limited, the developer of a 20MW biomass power plant in Northern Uganda, which will be the largest biomass plant in the country when completed. He is also a Director in Moto Geothermal Projekt Limited, the concession holder of two proposed geothermal energy sites in Uganda.

James received a Bachelor of Laws from Makerere University and a Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre, Kampala. He is an Advocate of the High Court of Uganda, a member of the Uganda Law Society and the East African Law Society.