High Court

The High Court of Uganda is located at Plot 2, the Square Kampala and it is the third court of record in order of hierarchy and has  unlimited original jurisdiction, which means that it can try any case of any value or crime of any magnitude. Appeals from all Magistrates Courts go to the High Court. 

The High Court is headed by the Honorable Principal Judge who is responsible for the administration of the court and has supervisory powers over Magistrate's courts. 

The High Court has eight Divisions:-

1. Anti-Corruption  Division
2. Civil Division
3. Commercial  Division
4. Criminal Division
5. Execution and Bailiffs Division
6. Family Division
7. International Crimes Division
8. Land Division. 

Most of the business  of the High Court is conducted at its headquarters in Kampala, but with the decentralization of the High Court, its services are now obtained at its High Court circuits namely:-

1. Arua High Court 
2. Fort Portal High Court 
3. Gulu High Court 
4. Hoima High Court 
5. Iganga High Court 
6. Jinja High Court 
7. Kabale High Court
8. Lira High Court
9. Luwero High Court
10. Masaka High Court
11. Masindi  High Court
12. Mbarara High Court
13. Mbale High Court
14. Moroto High Court
15. Mpigi High Court
16. Mubende High Court
17. Mukono High Court
18. Rukungiri High Court
19. Soroti High Court
20. Tororo High Court

The Honorable Judges of the High Court