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Silvana Wanjiru - SWK Managing Partner

Silvana Wanjiru

+254 726 328 555 | silvana@swkadvocates.com

Silvana Wanjiru is a leading commercial lawyer in Kenya of over 17 years standing and the Founder and Managing Partner of Silvana & Associates Advocates, a well-reputed commercial and corporate law boutique firm in Kenya.

Silvana and her team have cut a niche in providing bespoke legal services to start-ups, venture capital firms, private companies, listed companies and institutional investors in corporate governance, regulatory and compliance, capital raising, intellectual property, private equity, and mergers and acquisitions. 

She is backed by a very reliable and experienced team that enjoys well-earned reputation of providing top-notch legal services and exceeding clients’ expectations across all practice areas.

Bachelor of Laws (University of Nairobi)
Certified Public Secretaries (K)
Certified Public Accountant (K)

Advocate- Admitted in Kenya in 2006
Commissioner for Oaths
Notary Public
Governance Auditor- licensed 2017

As the managing partner, Silvana carries out the following duties;

  • Business formation
  • Legalization/apostille services in Kenya
  • Notary public services in Kenya
  • Corporate Governance advisory
  • Capital Markets advisory
  • Legal Advisory
  • Legal due diligence
  • Intellectual Property Registration
  • Legal research
  • Conveyancing and real estate transactions
  • Contracts
  • Commercial and corporate law
  • Company law
  • Legal & Governance Audits

Silvana stands out for being more than qualified Legal Counsel (Advocate), Commissioner for Oaths and Notary Public in Kenya. She is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Secretary (CS) as well as a licensed and experienced Governance Auditor.

She holds Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Nairobi and post-graduate Diploma from Kenya School of Law. Her practice started as Pupil at Muthoga & Gaturu Advocates before joining Retirement Benefits Authority (RBA) as Legal Assistant.

Silvana worked for Nairobi Stock Exchange as Legal and Compliance Officer and then as International Relations Officer for six and half years and as the Company Secretary of African Securities Exchange Association before leaving to launch her firm.

She is also the founder and Director of Capita Registrars Ltd which provides company secretaries services to leading corporate entities in Kenya and sits the boards of several companies and non-profit entities.