Ms. Magala holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from Makerere University, a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Center, a Master in Business Administration from Paris ESLSCA Business School and a Post Graduate Diploma in Tax and Revenue Administration from the East African School of Taxation. She has certifications from MTI(I) East Africa as a Chartered Mediator and a Trainer of Trainers.

She is a judge of the High Court. Prior to joining the bench, she was an advocate in private practice for 19 years. She was also a court accredited mediator attached to the High Court Commercial Division for a period of eight years.