Asmahaney is an advocate, a legal consultant and a partner at OSH Advocates, Solicitors and Legal Consultants; a leading commercial law firm in Uganda. She heads the firm’s specialized legal practice in energy, oil and gas, mining, projects, infrastructure and trade.
Asmahaney has extensive experience in the Oil & Gas and broader extractive industries with an expert understanding of business in general. Asmahaney joined legal practice in 2017 horned with ten years’ experience working as in-house counsel with key focus on regulatory and compliance matters in international corporate entities operating in emerging sectors; that is CNOOC Uganda Limited (upstream international oil and gas company between 2012 and 2017) and Orange Uganda Limited( 2008 to 2012). Asmahaney’s practical experience in both corporate and private legal practice has made her a force to reckon with as she typically understands both the legal and commercial aspects of any matter.
Asmahaney has an LLB (Honors) from Makerere University Kampala, a Post Graduate in Legal Practice from the Law Development Center Kampala, a Masters in International Business Administration from Eslsca International Business School, Paris, an Executive mini MBA ( Oil and Gas) from the Management Center Dubai. Asmahaney also has a number of CPD certifications in understanding Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contracts, National Content, Budgeting and cost control in Oil and Gas from CWC school of Energy Limited London,UK.
She is a member of the Uganda Law society, East Africa Law Society, Association of International Petroleum Negotiators, Young International Arbitration Group and the International Right of Way Association. Asmahaney is also completing her accreditation to join as an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (United Kingdom).