Sandra Oryema has over Ten years’ experience in practicing law in Uganda. She has a Masters in Leadership and Governance, at Makerere University Business School, Uganda. She is an enrolled Advocate, holds a Post-graduate diploma in Legal Practice from Law Development Center and an LLB. (Hons) from Makerere University, Uganda. Sandra is passionate about advocating for the protection of the rights of refugees, internally displaced persons, returnees and urban poor communities.
Sandra currently works as the Head Legal Aid with the Public Interest Law Clinic (PILAC) at Makerere University. Sandra is a member of reputable legal associations like; Global Alliance for Justice Education (GAJE), Uganda Law Society (ULS), Legal Aid Service Providers Network (LASPNET) and Network of Public Interest Lawyers (NETPIL) whose broad mission is to ensure social justice for all.
She is the current Coordinator of the East African Network of University based Law Clinics (EANULAC). She is also a Rotarian from the Rotary Club of Port Bell.