Head of Department of Business Law
Ms. Waliya Gwokyalya
Gwokyalya Waliya Profile
Waliya Gwokyalya is currently the Acting Head, Department of Business Law at Makerere University Business School. She is a holder of a Master of Laws (LLM) Degree from Makerere University – Kampala, Uganda; she holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) Degree from Makerere University, Uganda and a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (DIP. LP), from the Law Development Center, Uganda and has currently been admitted for a Doctorate of Laws at Makerere University, School of Law. Her major areas of practice are in Criminal Law and Commercial Law specifically the Law of Sale of Goods, Law of Contract, Tax Law and Policy, with publications in Tax Law.
She joined MUBS in October 2002 as a Teaching Assistant, enrolled for a Master of Laws (LLM) in 2003 at Makerere University, Faculty of Law, under the Sponsorship of Makerere University Business School and graduated in 2007. While pursuing the Master’s degree, served as an Assistant lecturer from 2003 – 2007 and upon completion was appointed Lecturer, a position held to date. She has been in service in MUBS for duration of over fourteen (14) years.
She has held various positions of responsibility i.e served as Acting Head of department since 2011 while the substantive Head of department then was out of office, served and continues to serve on several committees in the School i.e; School Irregularities Committee, Contracts Committee, School Appeals Committee, Campus Students Disciplinary Committee.
She has done several publications; i.e a book titled “Taxation of Small Business Enterprises in Uganda” Lambert Academic Publishing, currently working on several papers for publication in areas of taxation and tourism.