AREAS OF PRACTICE
Research and Training in Business
Corporate and Trade law (Regional Integration)
Economic and financial law
Land and Environmental law
Intellectual Property Law
Happy is a Partner in the firm, he is an Attorney licensed to practice law in Rwanda since 2012. He is an Arbitrator, Mediator, Trainer and a qualified Draftsperson with over 13 years of consulting experience with multinational corporations, the public/private sector in Rwanda and the rest of the East African region. As a drafts person, Happy has negotiated and drafted several Agreements for Clients of the firm, drafted and reviewed project agreements and conducted regulatory due diligence on corporate & financial related matters in preparation for client transactions.
EDUCATION & COURT ADMISSIONS
He holds A masters degree in International Corporate and Trade law (2010) from Erasmus University Law School – Rotterdam, Netherlands, A masters degree in International Business law (2012) from the University of Rwanda, a Diploma in Legislative Drafting (2007) from the International Law Institute, Kampala, Uganda and a Diploma in Legal Practice (Institute of Legal Practice, Rwanda). He has 9 years of experience in transactional Legal Practice in Rwanda and across the East African region.
LEADERSHIP, MEMBERSHIP & HONORS
His operational scope includes Legal Advisory, Legislative Drafting, Commercial Litigation, Research and Training in Business, Corporate and Trade law (Regional Integration), Economic and financial law, Administrative law, Employment law, Land and Environmental law, Property Leasing, Capital Markets/Securities, Antitrust, Intellectual Property Law, Investment law.
He is a member of the Rwanda Bar Association an East Africa Law Society. He is also an Associate Member of the Charted Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb London) and member of Domestic Panel of Arbitrators for Kigali International Arbitration Center (KIAC).