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Trust Law Chambers

General Business Law

4 ranked lawyersBand 1RwandaGlobal 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Trust Law Chambers in Kigali is a top-tier law firm offering a full spectrum of services in relation to corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property, energy and infrastructure. It is also prominent in the capital markets space.

Work highlights

Led by Richard Balenzi, Trust Law Chambers advised I&M Bank on a rights issuance on the Rwanda Stock Exchange.

Notable practitioners

Apollo Mugisha Nkunda is widely recognised as one of the Rwanda's foremost lawyers. Based in Kigali, he has a wealth of transactional experience encompassing corporate lending and M&A, with complementary understanding of tax and banking law. His clients include international investors and development agencies, as well as natural resources companies.
"He is a calm, diplomatic and hard-working lawyer."

Moise Nkundabarashi is a well-regarded litigator in Kigali. He represents clients across a broad range of contexts, from tax disputes and commercial litigation to medical malpractice.

Richard Balenzi counts a number of international banks, investment funds and finance companies among his clients. Based in Kigali, he provides counsel on lending and capital markets transactions, as well as securitisation. He also has experience in cross-border transactions.

Richard Mugisha in Kigali is a high-profile lawyer who acts for a number of international and domestic entities, including investment companies and energy providers. He is well versed in advising on corporate and financing transactions, including those pertaining to energy and infrastructure projects.
"Richard Mugisha is an outstanding individual lawyer."

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Overview

Considered to be Rwanda’s leading business firm, Trust Law Chambers has

a track record of providing practical, quality advisory and dispute resolution

support to a variety of large high-profile domestic, regional and international

clients.

Since our inception in 2004, we have handled some of Rwanda’s biggest transactions in banking & finance, capital markets, construction, disputes, energy, infrastructure, PPPs & projects, mergers & acquisitions and corporate & commercial law.

Our team consists of 10 exceptional lawyers, 3 of whom have been consistently ranked as leading lawyers by Chambers Global namely; Richard Mugisha and Apollo Mugisha Nkunda and Richard Balenzi.

Members

Richard Mugisha

Apollo Mugisha Nkunda

Moise Nkundabarashi

Richard Balenzi

Daniel Gasaatura

Telesphore Kayigirwa

Angel Phiona Ampurire

Fabrice Tuyisenge

Wycliff Nagaba

Jacklen Mbabazi

General Business Law

Trust Law Chambers

firm
Location

KG 569 ST #4,TLC House

Kacyiru

PO Box 6679

Kigali

Kigali Province

Rwanda

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Rwanda

General Business Law


Apollo Mugisha Nkunda
Band 1
Moise Nkundabarashi
Up and Coming
Richard Balenzi
Band 2
Richard Mugisha
Band 1