Desire Kamanzi is the Managing Partner of Kamanzi, Ntaganira & Associates based in Kigali. He has more than 10 years experience in commercial law, contracts law, banking and financial law, labour law, transport law, mining law, telecommunications law, intellectual property law, ADR mechanisms. Before starting his own practice, he taught at the law faculty of the National University of Rwanda and was the first to head its Private Law Department. Mr. Kamanzi also advised the Rwandan government through its Investment & Export Promotion Agency (RIEPA) and has successfully assisted several investors successfully establish their businesses in Rwanda.
Mr. Kamanzi holds a Masters of Laws in International Business Law from the University of Ottawa, Canada. He is member of the Kigali Bar Association and also serves as the Secretary General for the Rwandan Law Society.
Kamanzi, Ntaganira & Associates is a young and dynamic law firm specialising in corporate law. The firm has only been recently formed and it is the only bilingual firm in Rwanda.
Kamanzi, Ntaganira & Associates offers a diverse and extensive range of legal services including banking, project finance, mergers and acquisitions, labour and employment law, property law, IP law, telecommunications law, mining law as well as litigation. The firm represents international institutions, multinationals, banks, IT & telecommunication companies, manufacturers and government bodies.
Firm Practice Areas
Labour and employment law
Mergers and acquisitions