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Despite its compact size, Mabushi Chambers is a ‘tier-one firm’ noted for its ‘broad client base’. The team handles a comprehensive range of corporate finance, dispute resolution, employment, IP and real estate law, with particular expertise in agriculture and foreign investment matters. Augustin Mabushi, who heads the international practice, has strong experience in regulatory issues and arbitration.

Rubeya & Co - Advocates, which is the Burundi member of the DLA Piper Africa alliance, is a firm fixture on cross-border transactions and it also handles regulatory and contentious matters. On the corporate finance side, managing partner Claver Nigarura advised a global bank on a loan agreement. On the regulatory front, senior associate Ange-Dorine Irakoze advised a regional NGO on policy and foreign investment matters. Chairman Willy Rubeya is highly sought after for energy and infrastructure projects.

Mkono & Co. Advocates’ Burundi office draws upon its Tanzania headquarters and associate offices in Rwanda and Uganda to provide strong transactional coverage of the East Africa region. Alice Nijimbere is recommended in Bujumbura.

At Ncuti Law Firm & Consultancy, commercial matters, including litigation, provide the bulk of instructions. Managing partner Horace Ncutiyumuheto has a solid track record in procurement, regulatory and employment law.

Shonubi, Musoke, Gilbert & Partners is best known for its expertise in the financial services, mining and transport spheres, and is able to draw on its strategic global alliance with Norton Rose Fulbright to provide significant cross-border capability. Gilbert Nibigirwe is noted for banking and finance matters.

Trust Juris Chambers, which handles a broad range of transactional, regulatory and contentious matters, acts for an impressive roster of local and foreign clients, including AG Energies, Usan Burundi and Tanganyika Mining. Key contacts include managing partner Abdoul Mtoka and litigation head Elliot Njejimana.

Legal Solution Chambers has a diverse practice, with solid skill sets in employment and corporate matters. Managing partner Happy Ntwari and firm co-founder René-Claude Madebari are the names to note.

Nibitegeka Advocates has a strong reputation for IP law. It also has significant experience in TMT, international trade and employment matters. Cyriaque Nibitegeka is a key figure.

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