Juliet Komugisa

Juliet Komugisa is a State Attorney in the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Directorate of First Parliamentary Counsel, Government of the Republic of Uganda.

She holds a Bachelors degree in Law from Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda and  a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre, Kampala, Uganda.

She also holds a Masters Degree in Oil and Gas Law from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. Juliet has over 8 years’ experience in legislative drafting. Her roles as a legislative draftsperson include drafting laws (both Principal and Subsidiary)  for the Government of Uganda, drafting amendments to both Principal and Subsidiary legislation, drafting resolutions for Parliament; advising Ministries, Departments and Agencies of Government on the legislative process and other related legal matters; and proof reading and editing legislation.

She has been part of several Uganda’s Government Task forces with respect to sustainable development. She was part of the Task Force that drafted the Uganda Government’s Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act 2013, the Petroleum (Refining, Conversion, Transmission and Midstream Storage) Act, 2013, the Petroleum Regulations regulating health and safety, national content and metering of petroleum, of 2016, the National Environment Act of 2019 and the  Model Petroleum Production Sharing Agreement, 2015, among others.

She is currently involved in drafting the Mining Amendment Bill for Uganda and reviewing the regulations under the National Environment Act. Her publications feature in Oil, Gas & Energy Law Intelligence journal.

Email: juliet.komugisa@sustainabledevelopmentlaws.com