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David F. Mpanga is a founding partner of the A.F.Mpanga Law Firm. In October 2003, David set up A.F. Mpanga, Advocates now locally and internationally acknowledged as a leading law firm in Uganda and a member of the Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group. He has cultivated a specialization in financial institutions law, international commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions as well as oil & gas. He is also the Attorney General and Minister of Local Government in the Buganda Government, a cultural institution headed by the Kabaka of Buganda. David has also served as Commissioner for Oaths and Notary Public. Prior to founding A.F. Mpanga, David worked and worked with Mugerwa & Masembe, Advocates and in the chambers of John Mathew QC at 5 Paper Buildings in the United Kingdom where he handled criminal litigation. David is an avid reader of history, economics and politics. He is the writer of a popular weekly column in the Saturday Monitor, in which he advocates for constitutionalism, the rule of law, personal responsibility and basic common sense. David is a fellow of the fourth class of the Africa Leadership Initiative-East Africa and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.