More than just a lawyer…

Silver Kayondo

As a dual-trained Ugandan and South African lawyer, my focus is on assisting businesses, innovators and investors in shaping the trajectory of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) on the African continent, by deploying the skills, knowledge and experience accrued over time.

My Interests

Social Impact & Investment

My retirement plan is to create a socially focused micro Venture Capital (VC) Fund with $10 million for scaling up Ugandan digital businesses and creating real impact in peoples’ lives.

The Digital Economy

I am passionate about working with innovators, investors, governments and corporate leaders on digital economy strategies and maximizing the value of e-Commerce business models and digital transformation.

Travelling & Reading

Part of my life’s self-discovery mission has been through travel and reading. Exploring new cultures and venturing into new frontiers of knowledge and intellectual depth -add a whole new spice to life’s meaning.

“Leadership is the ability to envision the future

About Me

Born and raised in the sprawling hills of Fort Portal (western Uganda), the rich culture and serenity characterized most of my childhood.

My mission is to contribute to the development of technology, innovation, and impact investment in East Africa by leveraging the knowledge, skills and exposure acquired from advising successful unicorns like Uber, Facebook, Zipline, Google and other Silicon Valley Fortune 500 companies on Ugandan law, regulation and policy.

Education & Experience

Ortus Africa

AF Mpanga Advocates/Bowmans Uganda

Kiwanuka & Karugire Advocates & Solicitors Uganda

University of Pretoria – S/A, Master of Laws (LL.M)

Law Development Centre – Kampala (Bar Course)

Uganda Christian University, Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)

Blogs & Articles

The Silver Lining

Competition Law, M&A and Joint Ventures in East Africa- 2023 and Beyond

This brief analyses the salient developments in competition/antitrust law and regulations in East Africa and gives a predictive outlook to 2023....
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UAE Investments in East Africa: Legal & Commercial Considerations

Business and investment relationships between the UAE and Eastern Africa (Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Southern Sudan, Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of...
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A new breathe of life for hundreds of long-term prisoners in Uganda

“The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.”– Fyodor Dostoevsky, from The House of the...
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Services & Offering

VC & Social Impact investment

I help VC funds and social impact investors right from finding investible African ventures to the actual point of investment and post-investment advisory.

Industry Futurism

I work with CEOs and business leaders on their companies’ digital transformation strategies to maximize value from the digital economy.

Brand Endorsement & Influence

I work with top corporate brands on their brand and market recognition among youthful corporates and emerging next generation leaders.

Media & Public Relations

I support media houses, corporate organizations and public sector in media appearances, and public relations management.

Government Relations & Lobbying

I support industry by appearing before government bodies and decision makers to lobby for effective policies and regulations fit for 21st-century opportunities.

Public speaking

This entails keynote addresses, panel sessions and motivational talks focusing on tailored areas of expertise and bespoke insights.


Call: +256 779 334 187

  • Plot 9, Portal Avenue - Kampala

And whatever your labors and aspirations, in the noisy confusion of life, keep peace in your soul. With all its sham, drudgery and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world”

Max EhrmannDesiderata (1927)

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