Doris Akol to lead Dentons’ tax practice in Uganda

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Dentons has announced that Doris Akol has joined as a Tax Partner in the Kampala office. She will report to the Chairman, David Mpanga and Managing Partner, Dennis Otatiina.

Over the course of her career, Doris has held various positions in public office as well as in the private sector including Commissioner General and member of the Board of Directors of the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), the tax collection, administration and enforcement authority in Uganda. Doris possesses over two decades of experience in taxation policy and administration, corporate governance, public procurement processes and public sector administration. In the private sector, Doris has extensive experience rendering tax and business advisory services in areas such as climate change and environmental policy and management.

“We are delighted to welcome Doris to lead our Tax Practice,” said David Mpanga, Managing Partner in Uganda. “Her expertise and commercial experience will greatly enhance our ability to serve clients investing in or through Uganda as well as elevating our Africa Tax team offering.

“Exceptional talent is behind Dentons’ continued success in Uganda and Africa, and Doris, a leader and contributor to the legal and political landscapes in Uganda, significantly enhances our tax, public policy, procurement and regulatory practices,” said Africa Region CEO, Noor Kapdi. “Attracting top-tier African talent is also integral to Dentons’ strategy to become the first Pan-African law firm owned and controlled by Africans.”

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