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


Up coming Events

The 4th edition of SOAS Arbitration in Africa Conference

CLE Program 2018

RBA General Assembly

Our Sponsors

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

Meet our Council Members

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Our CLE Calendar

Our Latest News

A FORENSIC EVIDENCE, CYBERCRIMES, ELECTRONIC EVIDENCE AND DATA PROTECTION WORKSHOP

EALS in partnership with Rwanda Bar Association has organized the 2 days training on “A FORENSIC EVIDENCE, CYBERCRIMES, ELECTRONIC EVIDENCE […]

Closing ceremony of a Six-Month training program on International Criminal Law

This evening of 12th March 2018, the Chief Justice and President of the Supreme Court, Professor Sam Rugege officiated the […]

Rwanda Bar Association elective General Assembly of the 02nd March 2018

On the 02nd March the Rwanda Bar Association membership gathered at University of Rwanda Kimironko Campus ( Formal KIE) for […]

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Legal Aid Review 2018

Since January 2017 Until December2017, Rwanda Bar Association received 416 Applications; 45.4% Was from Male and 54.5% from 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 2017 until December 2017, 2255 minors were represented in court. 89% of assisted minors was male and 11% was female.

Minors

Since January 2017 until December 2017, 448 indigents waere represented before the supreme court. 83.7% was male whereas 16.2% 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

East African Law Society
ILPD
Ministry of Justice
The Judiciary of Rwanda

RBA Activities and more