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Welcome

Welcome

Kigali Allied Advocates is a full service commercial and litigation law firm. The firm provide integrated legal service in Rwanda.

 

Mission

Mission

Providing excellent value for money service, professionally, with integrity, creating client satisfaction, and reward to the Firm.

 

Vision

Vision

To be the leading law firm in Rwanda providing practical legal solutions excellently, professionally with integrity.

 

Practice Areas

Practice Areas

The firm provides legal services to clients including corporate, commercial, labour, taxation, litigation and dispute resolution.

 

Practice Areas

The firm provides comprehensive financial advisory services to clients including international financial/lending institutions, commercial and merchant banks, leasing companies,..

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insurance companies, mortgage institutions, brokerage and investment companies and other financial institutions.

The firm handles sensitive corporate and company law issues. These issues frequently arise in matters pertaining to corporate structure, corporate contracts, laws relating to the creation…

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and regulation of corporations, the legal relationship between shareholders and management, the organization and mode of subscription of capital, transferability of shares, minority protection, deadlock, corporate roles, composition of the board and management, labour, compensation, staff welfare and pension issues, finance, parent companies influence and control on subsidiaries.

Our attention to direct foreign investment issues has guided foreign clients through Rwandan laws and regulations. With an appreciation that every foreign direct investor seeks…

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to obtain a valid interest in any entity it invests in, the firm offers legal guidance to ensure that investors' objectives are achieved.

The firm advises clients from around the world on direct and portfolio foreign investment in Rwanda and on matters related to corporate structures, tax, corrupt practices, and Rwandan local content and community empowerment.

We guide our clients through the regulatory path of their investment intentions.

Labour

Labour

KAA offers full range advisory services in matters of employment including counseling, dispute resolution, litigation, benefit plan design, administration and immigration. We advise employers on compliance...

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with the numerous labour, employment and benefits laws. We regularly participate in labour arbitration hearings, collective bargaining negotiations.

 

Criminal Law

Criminal Law

KAA is also highly recommended for handling criminal law cases.

Since senior partners were former prosecutors, they have a wide range of experience in handling criminal cases.

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We have successfully handled many high profile cases in different parts of the country; representing local and foreign defendants.

 

 

 

 

Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Litigation & Dispute Resolution

KAA is highly reputed for its strong commercial litigation practice with all members qualified to appear before all courts in Rwanda .

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Our dispute resolution department, comprises of highly skilled practitioners who always seek appropriate solutions to disputes. Recognizing the increasing interest in alternative dispute resolution, our lawyers are skilled arbitrators and mediators.

Apart from dispute resolution support to all other practice groups within the firm, our dispute resolution practice also provides litigation services to banking institutions, major corporations, embassies and multinationals as well as private individuals in civil matters. Several landmark cases have been handled by our litigation group.

Keys areas of strength in our litigation practice are in cross- border litigation and arbitration, breach of contract, receiverships, insolvency and corporate restructuring claims, professional negligence, intellectual property, competition, real estate particularly in construction and engineering issues, financial fraud, debt recovery, expropriation, insurance claims, tax matters, employment, immigration, multiparty litigation, probate matters, trusts and transport.We advise on judicial trends and thinking.

Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

The firm handles all matters (both of a contentious and non-contentious nature) relating to trademarks, patents, copyright, franchising, licensing,

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distributorship agreements and technology transfer.The firm files trademark, patent and design applications in Rwanda and has considerable experience in civil and criminal actions against infringement.

Business Re-organisation & Insolvency

Business Re-organisation & Insolvency

The firm provides business advice to companies and corporate shareholders to assist restructuring and re-organisation plans, either as part of new investments,

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or resulting from corporate receiverships and liquidations.

Business Fraud

Business Fraud

Our Business Fraud team at KAA concentrates on issues of tax fraud, bribery and corruption, securities, intellectual property fraud, banking and financial crimes.

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We advise clients engaged in international transactions particularly foreign clients who conduct business in Rwanda, either directly or through subsidiaries, for both existing and new investments.

Integrity being one of our guiding principles, our clients can rest assured that instructions will be carried out with the highest level of integrity and strict confidentiality.

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Our Team

KABERA Johnson (FCiarb)

Managing Partner
Johnson Kabera is the Managing Partner at Kigali Allied Advocates. He is a trained arbitrator and a Fellow from the Chartered institute of Arbitration, London.

Frank MUBANGIZI

Partner
He is a partner at Kigali Allied Advocates. Prior to joining the firm Frank worked as a prosecutor with the Ministry of Justice for a period of six years.

Jacqueline BAKAMURERA

Partner
Jacqueline holds an LL.B Degree from the National University of Rwanda and currently she is pursuing a Post graduate Diploma in Legal Practice with the Institute of Legal Practice and Development in Rwanda.

Livingstone MWESIGYE

Advocate
Livingstone MWESIGYE is an advocate at Kigali Allied Advocates (KAA) and holds a Bachelor’s of Laws Degree (Hons) from the University of Rwanda - School of Law in 2014,...

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