Welcome Remark

Dear Guests, on behalf of the entire membership, the Governing Council, the Secretariat of the Rwanda Bar Association (RBA) and my own behalf, I have the pleasure to welcome you to the Rwanda Bar Association website.

This website provides access to a range of information in relation to the Bar Association structure and Activities. We trust that you will find information contained on this website useful.

President of the Bar Association
Julien- Gustave KAVARUGANDA


Halt and denounce corruption . Corruption undermines development, denounce it . Ending corruption starts with you, say no! Contact us : anticorruption@rwandabar.org.rw

Up coming Events

RBA New CLE Calendar

CLE Program 2019

RBA General Assembly

Our Services

Service to Advocates

The Rwanda Bar Association provides the different services to its membership including Training Programmes for Advocates; CAPA (Certificat d’Aptitude a la Profession d’Avocat) Certification; Medical Insurance for RBA members and their dependants; Providing Towhom it may concern document / Recommendation letter and Professional Cards Issuing .

 

Legal Aid services

The Rwanda Bar Association provides services such us Providing information to the public; Handling complains between advocates and the public; Providing legal information, advice, orientation, mediation, and legal assistance & representation to indigent and vulnerable people free of charge.

 

CLE Program

As Every application for an Annual Practicing authorization has to be accompanied by proof that the applicant has secured at least two Credits (or 30 hours) of CLE during the previous year the Bar Association provide continuous legal education to members according to the calendar of the current year. Please find the CLE calendar 2018

 

FIND ABOUT WHAT WE’RE ALL ABOUT

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Our Latest News

Rwanda Bar Association Visited Impinganzima Hostel in Nyamata

On Friday the 3rd May 2019, Rwanda Bar Association visited Intwaza currently living in Impinganzima Hostel /Nyamata, this was built […]

Integrated electronic Management System (IECMS) Training for Lawyers

To continue improving and promoting quality Judicial service delivery through the whole justice chain right from the inception of a […]

Seminar of the Grand Lacs Bar Associations

For the bid to promote the Professional confraternity between Advocates from the Great Lakes Region and the Promotion of Rule […]

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Legal Aid Review 2018

Since January 2018 Until December 2018, Rwanda Bar Association received 658 Applications 52,1 % Was Male and 47,8 % Female.

Probono

The Rwanda Bar Association provides legal aid services to the genocide transferred cases

Legal Aid

The Rwanda Bar Association provides Legal aid assistance and/or Presentation in court for children aged between 14-18 years old in criminal matters

Legal Aid

The Rwanda Bar Association provides services such us Providing information to the public; Handling complains between advocates and the public; Providing legal information, advice, orientation, mediation, and legal assistance & representation to indigent and vulnerable people free of charge.

Legal Aid

Since January 2018 until December 2018, 2216 minors were represented in court. 90,1% of assisted minors was male and 9,8% was female.

Minors

Since January 2018 until December 2018, 484 indigents were represented before the supreme court. 84,2 % was male whereas 15 % was female.

Indigents

Every Friday of the week, Rwanda Bar Association provide information to the public, Handle complains between advocates and the public, Provide legal information, advice, orientation, mediation, and legal assistance & representation to indigent and vulnerable people free of charge.

Legal Aid

Our Partners

Ministry of Justice
The Judiciary of Rwanda
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ILPD

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