Bakibinga David Justin
Bakibinga David Justin was elected as an AAS Fellow in 2014. As a fellow, Bakibinga David Justin contributes to the development of the Academy’s strategic direction through participation in AAS activities and governance structures. . This gears the Academys vision of transforming african lives through science.
Bakibinga, PhD (University of London, 1981); MA (Business Law (CNAA), London Metropolitan University, 1978); Dip. Legal Practice, (Law Development Centre, Uganda, 1976); Bachelor Laws ( Makerere University, 1975); Professor of Commercial Law, Makerere University, has taught law courses related to Legal System, Contract, Companies, Equity & Trusts, Commercial Law, Insurance and partnership, Legal Aspects of Business, Revenue & Taxation, Intellectual Property, International Trade. He has also supervised over 30 graduate students in the areas, inter alia, of corporate governance, corporate rescue, corporate taxation, local government taxation and rates, acquisition and mergers, patents, double taxation, regional integration and harmonization of tax laws, value added tax, electronic transactions law, money laundering, microfinance, patenting of GMOs. He is the author of 15 books including those on Company, Contract, Revenue, Equity and Trusts, Partnership, Property and Trust; Transport, Intellectual Property Law and 49 scholarly articles. He is former Deputy Vice Chancellor Makerere University (2004-2009) and currently Secretary General of Uganda National Academy of Sciences. Professor Bakibinga is Fellow, respectively of the Uganda National Academy of Sciences (UNAS), since 2005 and the World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), since 2016.