Co- owners of land; Joint Tenancy versus Tenancy in Common

Co-ownership of land is where two or more persons concurrently own an interest in land. We feel this topic is not talked about enough. People often buy property together and register it in both their names and consequently become co-owners of the land. They are both entitled to enjoy and use it and claim a […]

Caveat. The secret tool to protecting yourself

If you feel your land ownership rights are being threatened or can be alienated by third parties lodge an owner’s caveat. There is nothing that stops a registered proprietor from lodging a caveat on his/her property.  If you are married and derive sustenance from a certain property or consider the property to be matrimonial property […]

The clock is ticking for the government in Counsel Nicholas Opiyo’s case

If there is someone having sleepless nights these days, it is the Prosecutor in the matter of Nicholas Opiyo Vs Uganda, Criminal Case No. 106 of 2020. You all remember that case on 22nd December 2020 when Nicholas was arrested from a restaurant in Kamokya and social media was awash with #freeNicholasOpiyo. He was charged, […]