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
Our Latest News
The Civil Procedure Code enacted in April 2018 provides for mediation in all civil matters at any stage of court […]
Wednesday 30th January 2019 The High Court Kigali has received oaths of 90 newly admitted advocates to the Rwanda Bar […]
In continued partnership to promote and empower lawyers in their professional practice to enhance their professional and personal qualification towards […]
Legal Aid Review 2018
Since January 2018 Until September 2018, Rwanda Bar Association received 255 Applications 53,7 % Was from Male and 46,2 % from Female.
The Rwanda Bar Association provides legal aid services to the genocide transferred cases
The Rwanda Bar Association provides Legal aid assistance and/or Presentation in court for children aged between 14-18 years old in criminal matters
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.
Since January 2018 until September 2018, 1173 minors were represented in court. 88,8% of assisted minors was male and 11,1% was female.
Since January 2018 until September 2018, 62 indigents were represented before the supreme court. 48,3 % was male whereas 51,6 % was female.
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.