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Ex-Law society pres., Wall receives 1st in-house counsel award 2023

(Last Updated On: 4 August 2023)

Kampala I East African Law Society (EALS) has issued its first EALS In-house Counsel Convention Awards to Legal players in the region. 

The former President of the Uganda Law Society, Pheona Nabasa Wall was honored for her contribution to regional integration as an in-house counsel.

Wall’s Certificate was received on her behalf by Ninsiima Pamela Kansiime.

Others recognized with Pheona include Patricia Mbugua. She received the EALS In-house Counsel Service award for her consistent contribution to the growth of in-house counsel practice in East Africa.

Lulu Ng’wanakilala was honored for her innovation and leadership that has led to the development of new frontiers in the legal sector in  East Africa.

She becomes the first recipient of the Trend-setter In-house Counsel Award in the region.

Wall describes the recognition as “amazing recognition” – thanking East Africa Law Society for it.

The event took place in Arusha, Tanzania

Who is Pheona Nabasa Wall? 

She’s an advocate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Law, a Diploma in Legal Practice and an MBA in Management.

In April 2020, TND News’ Milton Emmy Akwam had an exclusive interview with her. At that time, she was vying to become the Uganda Law Society President, a race she won.

“I am passionate about promoting good governance and change management in public institutions, increasing access to justice for the marginalized, especially women and children, and promoting the rule of law,” an excerpt from that interview reads.

Read her full profile and the 2020 interview here. 

Wall became the 17th Uganda Law Society President in 2020 after beating four others in the race. She was voted in with 441 votes, with Bernard Oundo coming second with 427 votes.

Anne Karungi, Rashid Ssemambo and Nelso Walusimbi got 47, 212 and 239 votes, respectively.

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