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Mr. RUKANGIRA Emmanuel

Managing Partner RBA Admission: July 24, 1990

Mr. Emmanuel is a senior advocate in the Republic Of Rwanda, one of Rwanda’s topmost litigators, with about 30 years of practicing experience and has handled numerous landmark disputes at national, regional and international levels.


Mrs. BUZAYIRE Angele

Partner RBA Admission: August 30, 2007

Mrs. Buzayire Angèle is a Lawyer, She has been practicing in Rwanda Bar association since 30 August,2007. Mrs. Angèle’s main areas of practice include litigation in Banking Law, Private Law (including divorce, adoption, and succession) and Criminal Law.



Partner RBA Admission: October 23, 2007

Mr. Phocas is a member of the Rwanda Bar Association (RBA) since 23 October, 2007, The East African Law Society (EALS) and the International Trademark Association (INTA).


Mr. RUGEMINTWAZA Jean Marie Vianney

Senior Associate|Collaborator RBA Admission: January 28, 2014

Mr. Jean Marie Vianney is an ancient Prosecutor. Mr. Jean Marie Vianney exersised the law since 1986, with countless hours spend in courtroom.


Mr. KALIMBA Daniel

Senior AssociateRBA Admission: October 12, 2017

KALIMBA Daniel before joining Rukangira Law Chambers, He has done legal aid services for the last two years at the Legal aid Clinic project of the National University of Rwanda. He has done legal services in preventing and protecting unit at the Office of the Ombudsman in 2012.



Senior Associate|CollaboratorRBA Admission: June 27, 2013

Prior to joining Rukangira Law Chambers in 2013, Mr. Michael specialized in Criminal Law, working with the Prosecution team at the UN-ICTR in Arusha, Tanzania. He has also served as a Special Assistant to the Prosecutor General of Rwanda.


Mr. GATETE Colin Powell

Associate RBA Admission: January 12, 2017

Mr. Colin Powell GATETE N. before joining Rukangira Law Chambers, was previously at the Africa Legal Network (ALN) a law firm, National Public Prosecution (NPPA) And Bank of Kigali (B.K) where he has cultivated expertise and experience in: litigation (criminal), corporate law, tax, banking law, and alternative disputes resolutions.