Biographical note: Agasha Mugasha

Agasha MugashaAgasha is a Professor of Law at the University of Essex and lectures in international financial law and regulation, banking law, international trade finance law, and general commercial law.  His academic career began in New Zealand and Australia, where he authored The Law of Letters of credit and Bank Guarantees (Federation Press) before moving to the UK and authoring The Law of Multi-Bank Financing (Syndicated Loans and the Secondary Loan Market) (Oxford University Press).  He has also lectured in several countries including Italy, Canada and USA. 

In 2011-15, Agasha served as the Chairperson of the Uganda Law Reform Commission and participated as a country delegate to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). A former Commonwealth Scholar and later a Commonwealth Fellow, he is keenly interested in the practical application of the law and improving the profile of developing countries in the global economy. 

Agasha obtained a Bachelor of Laws degree from Makerere University and a Master of Laws and PhD degrees from Osgoode Hall Law School of York University in Toronto, Canada.