When we discuss about social media influencers in Uganda, it’s tough to think about attorneys can be among them. This is due to the fact the lawful career in Uganda is mostly however traditional and comprises of lots of luddites that are wary of the idea of working with the new media technologies.
Nevertheless, these 9 names have raised the Ugandan bar on social media making use of their respective accounts to join with present and prospective clients, participate in public debates, assert their makes and authority, showcase know-how in their locations of legal observe whilst offering their audiences initial hand sneak peaks into their individual lives.
So, with no any more ado let’s delve into our checklist.
- Isaac Ssemakadde ( Twitter: @IsaacSsemakadde, 62.9K followers)
On top rated of this record is Mr Isaac Ssemakadde. Ssemakadde is arguably the most common Ugandan attorney on Twitter so far this year boasting of a quickly rising next of 62900 folks.
Isaac Ssemakadde is a celebrated human rights and public curiosity attorney. He is the founder of the democracy and human legal rights watchdog, Lawful Brains Rely on. The self-styled authorized rebel has become common for his really hard hitting views on legal present-day affairs and simply because of this his Twitter account has been a subject of dialogue in the major echelons of the Judiciary.
He has been accused of insulting Large Court docket Judge Musa Ssekaana and the DPP Justice Jane Frances Abodo employing his Twitter account something he has rigorously defended as free speech.
Ssemakadde utilizes his social media influence to advocate for flexibility of speech, a totally free press, constitutionalism, rule of regulation and accountability of the Judiciary.
Past 12 months he took social media by storm when he posted pics of himself recognizing dreadlocks which is a very weird sight supplied the conservative character of our legal job.
2. Silver Kayondo (Twitter: 22.7 K followers)
Silver Kayondo is easily just one of Uganda’s youngest legislation company companions. He is a Companion in the Telecommunications, Media and Engineering (TMT) section at Ortus Advocates.
Silver Kayondo has a following of 22700 individuals on Twitter. He serves his viewers with the hottest legal information updates from throughout the world under the hashtag #LegalUpdate.
Most importantly, Silver Kayondo is a person of the primary industry voices on emerging systems, startups, company legislation, banking, finance and the fourth industrial revolution.
3. David F.K Mpanga (Twitter: 135000 Followers)
He is the deputy chairman of South African Law agency Bowman’s Office in Kampala and a person of the most adopted Ugandan lawyers on Twitter at 135000 followers.
David is a commonly revered lawyer in the economic establishments law, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, worldwide commercial transactions, among the other people.
Even though David F.K Mpanga is wary of sharing lawful know-how and data on social media reasoning its a lawyer’s stock in trade that cannot be shared freely online, he is nonetheless a incredibly influential lawyer whose feeling and commentary on present-day affairs is hugely regarded.
David is an avid Arsenal supporter and will once in a while partake in soccer banter. He is also a Deejay and consistently shares his is effective supplying his large viewers this impression of an archetypal O-shaped attorney.
4. Nicholas Opiyo ( Twitter: 151000 followers).
Mr Nicholas Opiyo is one particular of the very well-recognised and broadly respected human rights attorneys in the country. He is the founder and executive director of the now banned Chapter 4 Uganda, a non-financial gain civil culture firm. Nicholas Opiyo is also one of the most adopted legal professionals on Twitter at 151000 followers.
Mr Nicholas Opiyo’s views and commentary on human rights difficulties are hugely regarded and he will be hoping from a single media channel to the next to offer you his expertise. He has also bagged a number of awards for his perform including the Human Rights Tulip 2021.
Last 12 months his arrest on expenses related to funds laundering sparked intercontinental headlines and opprobrium on social media – an indicator of his extensive affect.
5. Alice Namuli Blazevic (Twitter: 5,424 followers).
The only lady on the list, Alice Namuli Blazevic is a Spouse at Katende, Ssempebwa and Corporation Advocates.
She is a greatly skilled legal professional in company and professional transactions, block chain, AI, Legal Tech and TMT.
Alice Namuli Blazevic is the founder of the Authorized tech incubator, the lawful innovation hub which aims at building superior lawful solutions for the individuals of legal services. She also established Kampala Legal Hackers.
Alice is passionate about mentoring law pupils and clean law graduates which led to her founding the mentorship cafe. She makes use of her Twitter of 5,424 followers to broadcast messages around legal tech and innovation, AI, mentorship, looking through and vocation possibilities for law college students.
6. Fred Muwema( YouTube: League of the Real, 284K Sights)
Fred Muwema is the founding associate of Muwema & Business Advocates. He is quite skilled in company and professional transactions.
Fred launched the Anti-counterfeit Community(ACN) a not for income organization that aims to struggle counterfeits and illicit trade.
He hosts a YouTube clearly show ” The League of the Genuine” on the ACN channel which is aiding deliver public awarenesses about counterfeits and their dangers.
Fred Muwema’s exhibit has so far garnered 2860 subscribers and 284000 views earning it the most viewed clearly show on YouTube by a member of the authorized profession.
7. Busingye Kabumba ( Twitter:@bkabumba, 18.6K followers)
Dr Busingye Kabumba is a constitutional law lecturer at Makerere College Law Faculty. He also teaches intercontinental legislation at the exact institution.
Busingye Kabumba is also a consulting partner at Development Law Associates.
Kabumba is actually the face of regulation academia on Twitter. He is followed by 18600 individuals. Kabumba is a primary voice on worldwide law and human legal rights and once in a though will share interesting poems.
Dr Busingye Kabumba has deployed Twitter to champion social causes. In 2018, he ran a marketing campaign dubbed #MTNMweddeko versus telecom huge MTN Uganda more than their cash reversal guidelines. At the time, reversing income wrongly sent would involve just one to acquire a courtroom get but thanks to Kabumba’s marketing campaign this was revised.
Kabumba has also utilized his Twitter to launch and endorse the Makerere Law Scholarship Fund an idea aimed at raising income to aid financially challenged regulation pupils.
8.Daniel Bwambale (Twitter:@TheMutaD, 13.4K followers)
His Worship Daniel Bwambale is a magistrate and knowledgeable attorney in begin up enterprise advisory, enterprise money, mergers and acquisitions, tax, amongst some others.
Now he is stationed at Uganda Lawful Information Institute (ULII) as its head.
Daniel Bwambale has acquired a 13400 adhering to on Twitter and is just one of the most knowledgeable and educated accounts in the job.
Daniel tweets about governance challenges, authorized tech, infrastructure and true estate.
Terry Kahuma(YouTube: Only Lawful By Terry Kahuma, 20K Views)
Terry Kahuma is the youngest lawyer to feature on this list. He is a law graduate from Uganda Christian University (UCU) and is at present pursuing his diploma in authorized exercise at the Legislation Advancement Middle (LDC). Terry is an up and coming Authorized YouTuber at his channel ” Simply just Authorized By Terry Kahuma” the place he consistently shares and offers essential insights into lawful rules.
His channel has obtained 2470 subscribers and has so significantly been watched by 20,000 people today.
** All figures correct at time of creating