Legal Assistance

Please note: The Department of State assumes no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the entities or individuals whose names appear on the following lists. Inclusion on this list is in no way an endorsement by the Department or the U.S. government. Names are listed alphabetically, and the order in which they appear has no other significance. The information on the list is provided directly by the local service providers; the Department is not in a position to vouch for such information.

List of Attorneys

You may receive additional information about the below individuals by contacting the Association des Juristes Avocats du Rwanda (AJAR) or the local licensing authorities.

Please note that only the Office of the Notary at the Ministry of Justice, or the responsible district-level Notary can perform notarial services.

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ABASA, Fazili – RALO
Office Telephone: 0783000612
Email: abasafazili04@gmail.com
Languages: English (Good) French (Good) Kiswahili (Good) Kinyarwanda (Good)
Fields: Adoption, child custody, marriage-divorce, insurance, civil law, criminal law, narcotics, commercial law, immigration, and auto accidents.

ABIJURU, Emmanuel – Capital Performance Advocates
JOC Buildings, Peage, Kigali, Nyarugenge
Office Telephone: 078 830 4570/072 831 4570
E-mail: emabijuru@yahoo.fr
Languages: English (Fluent) French (Fluent) Swahili (Fluent)
Fields: Banking, commercial law, foreign investments, criminal law, transportation law, taxes, labor relations, and immigration.

GATAMA, Moses Kiiza – Equity Juris Chambers
Office Telephone: 078 830 3877/072 730 3877
Email: moses.kiiza@equityjurischambers.com
Language: English (Fluent) French (Limited) Kinyarwanda (Fluent)
Fields: Adoptions, parental child abduction, insurance, banking, commercial law, foreign investments, marketing agreements, patents, civil law, transportation law, foreign claims, estates, taxes, government relations, labor relations, immigration, and auto accident.

GUMISIRIZA, Hilary – JUST LAW CHAMBERS
CITY PLAZA HOUSE,First Floor, No. 3, Commercial Street, Nyarugenge District.
P.O. Box 4569 KIGALI.
Office Telephone: + (250) 078 847 3074
Home Telephone: + (250) 078 860 6663
E-mail: gumisiriza@rocketmail.com or gumisirizah@rocketmail.com
Languages: English (Fluent) Kinyarwanda (Fluent)
Fields: Foreign investments, patents, criminal law, commercial law, and foreign claims.

HABIMANA, Pie – Mutabazi Absyo Law Firm
Office Telephone: + 250 788 459 398
E-mail: pihabimana@gmail.com
Languages: English (Fluent) French (Good)
Fields: Civil law, criminal law, commercial law, transportation law, estates, taxes, government relations, and labor relations.

HABIYAMBERE, Aphrodis – LAWYER’S CHAMBER OF HABIYAMBERE Aphrodis
Kigali- Rwanda Office
Telephone: +250 788 406 974; +250 728 406 974
Home Telephone: +250-738 406 974
E-mail: johnyhabib@yahoo.com
Languages: English (Good) French (Fluent) Swahili (Fluent) Dutch (Good)
Fields: Adoptions, child custody, marriage-divorce, insurance, banking, commercial law, foreign investments, civil law, criminal law, transportation law, foreign claims, taxes, and labor relations. 

JOHNSON, Kabera – Kigali Allied Advocates
Akagera Avenue, Kiyovu
Office Telephone: 0788302432
Email: johnsonKabera@gmail.com
Webpage: www.kaadvocates.com
Languages: English (Fluent) and Swahili (Good)
Fields: Adoptions, child custody, marriage-divorce, commercial law, criminal law, transportation law, government relations, labor relations, and auto accidents.

KABASHA, Vedaste – CABINET D’AVOCAT, ME KABASHA VEDASTE
Try Goal House, Boulevard de Muhima, P.O. Box 4658, KIGALI,
Office Telephone: 250 078 852 0804
Email: kabave2000@yahoo.com
Languages: English (Fluent) French (Good) Kiswahili (Good)
Fields: Adoptions, child custody, marriage-divorce, insurance, commercial law, foreign investments, marketing agreements, patents, criminal law, estates, government relations, labor relations, immigration, and auto accidents.

KAVARUGANDA, Julien – K-SOLUTIONS & PARTNERS
K-SOLUTIONS & PARTNERS
Rue Masaka n°1, Kiyovu-Rugunga,
Nyarugenge District, P.O Box 4062 Kigali-Rwanda
Office Telephone: +250 788 300 973
Home Telephone: +250 788 300 926
Email: julien@ksolutions-law.com
Webpage: http://www.ksolutions-law.com
Languages: English (Fluent) French (Fluent) Kinyarwanda (Fluent)
Fields: Adoptions, child custody, marriage-divorce, insurance, banking, commercial law, foreign investments, patents, civil law, transportation law, foreign claims, estates, taxes, labor relations, immigration, and auto accidents.

KAYITANA, EVODE – Kigali Law Chambers
Office telephone: 250 (0)788 836 339
Email: ekayitana@yahoo.fr
Languages: English (Good)
Fields: Adoptions, parental child abduction, marriage-divorce, foreign investments, civil law, criminal law, commercial law, transportation law, taxes, government relations, labor relations, immigration, and auto accidents.

KIZITO, Safari – Bona Fide Law Chambers
Office Telephone: +250788301022
Email: info@bonafedelawchambers.org or safarikizito@yahoo.fr
Languages: English (Fluent) French (Good) Swahili (Good)
Fields: Marriage-divorce, insurance, banking, commercial law, foreign investments, patents, civil law, criminal law, narcotics, transportation law, foreign claims, estates, labor relations, immigration, and auto accidents.

MUNANA NTEZIRYAYO, Norbert – M-ADVOCATES & PARTNERS
KACYIRU-GASABO-KIGALI near NOVOTEL HOTEL AND THE US EMBASSY
Office Telephone: +250 788 466 584
E-mail: munorbert@yahoo.fr or norbert@m-advocates.com
Webpage: www.m-advocates.com
Languages: English (Fluent) French (Fluent) Swahili (Fluent) Kinyarwanda (Fluent)
Fields: Adoptions, child custody, marriage-divorce, insurance, banking, commercial law, foreign investments, patents, civil law, criminal law, transportation law, foreign claims, estates, taxes, labor relations, immigration, and auto accidents.

MUTABAZI KAVUTSE, Claude – Kavutse & Associates
Rubangura House
Office Telephone: 078 841 1599
E-mail: Zeclo2@yahoo.co.uk
Languages: English (Good)
Fields: Commercial law, criminal law, taxes.

MUTABINGWA, L.V. Alloys – Aims Law Chambers
Office Telephone: + 250 788 309 268
E-mail: attoneys@acagroup.org
Webpage: www.aimsf.net
Languages: English (Fluent) Kiswahili (Fluent)
Fields: Adoptions, child custody, marriage-divorce, insurance, banking, commercial law, foreign investments, patents, civil law, criminal law, transportation law, foreign claims, estates, taxes, labor relations, immigration, and auto accidents.

MUTIMURA, Patrick B – BMP CONSULTING LTD
Tabs plaza building, 1st floor No 6
Office Telephone: + 250 (0) 788 309 279
Home Telephone: + 250 (0) 788 309 279
Email: PMutimura@gmail.com

Webpage: www.bmpchambers.com
Languages: English (Fluent) French (Fluent) Swahili (Fluent) Lingala (Fluent)
Fields: Adoptions, child custody, marriage-divorce, insurance, banking, commercial law, foreign investments, patents, civil law, criminal law, narcotics, transportation law, foreign claims, estates, labor relations, immigration, and auto accidents.

MUWANGUZI KALISA, George, LL.M. – MRB Attorneys
KG 268 Street #1 Nyaraturama
Office Telephone: +250 788 778 673
Home Telephone: +250 788 778 673
Email: kalimuwa@gmail.com
Languages: English (Fluent) French (Good)
Fields: Marriage-divorce, commercial law, foreign investments, patents, estates, tax law, immigration, and labor relations.

NDAMAGE, Raymond – NDAMAGE & PARTNERS LAW FIRM
Office Telephone: 078 857 4758
Home Telephone: 072 257 4758
E-mail: ndamagemuaya@yahoo.fr
Languages: English (Fluent) French (Fluent)
Fields: Child protection, marriage-divorce, banking, commercial law, civil law, and labor relations.

NSENGIYUMVA, Straton – Cabinet Me Straton Nsengiyumva
B.P. 1205 KIGALI
B.P. 27 MUSANZE
Office telephone: 078 861 3174
Home telephone: 078 861 3174
EMAIL: nsestra@yahoo.fr
Languages: English (Good) French (Fluent)
Fields: Adoptions, child custody, marriage-divorce, commercial law, civil law, criminal law, transportation law, taxes, labor relations.

RWABUKUMBA Moussa – BONAFIDE LAW FIRM
Office Telephone: 078 867 3699
Home Telephone: 078 856 1313
Email: law.c@gmail.com
Languages: English (Good) French (Good) Kinyarwanda (Good)
Fields: Adoption, child custody, insurance, commercial law, foreign investments, patents, civil law, taxes, labor relations, and auto accidents.

RWIHANDAGAZA, Richard – R&Partners Law Firm
23, Rue de l’Akagera, Kiyove-Kigali/Rwanda
Home Telephone: (+250) 73 830 0025
E-mail: rwihandagaza@r-partnerslawfirm.com
Webpage: www.r-partnerslawfirm.com
Languages: English (Fluent) French (Fluent) Swahili (Fluent)
Fields: Marriage-divorce, insurance, banking, commercial law, foreign investments, patents, civil law, criminal law, estates, taxes, government relations, labor relations, and immigration.

TWAHIRAWA, Stephen – TM law firm
Gisementi-Kigali international airport road
Office Telephone: +250788301247
Home Telephone: +250788301247
Email: twaste2003@yahoo.com
Languages: English (Fluent)
Fields: Banking, commercial law, foreign investments, marketing agreements, patents, and transportation law.

ZAWADI, Stephen – MILLENNIUM LAW CHAMBERS LTD
LEGACY HOUSE, MUHIMA, P.O. Box 3761 KIGALI,
Office Telephone: 078 853 2807
E-mail: zawadis001@yahoo.cainfo@millenniumlawchambers.com
Languages: English (Fluent)
Fields: Insurance, banking, commercial law, civil law, criminal law, taxes, government relations, and labor relations.