Julien Kavaruganda is the Founder and Senior Partner of K-Solutions & Partners, a corporate
law firm in Kigali, Rwanda. Prior to this, he was Senior Associate at De Wolf and Partners in
Belgium. He has been practicing at the Brussels Bar Association before joining the Rwanda Bar
Association. Julien is the current President of the Rwanda Bar Association.

He has over sixteen years of experience. His practice covers corporate and commercial law
inclusive of mergers and acquisitions, Information and communications technology (ICT). This
includes data protection laws and regulations, joint ventures, privatization, banking and finance,
project finance, capital markets, arbitration, energy and natural resources, and infrastructure

He is also Vice Chairman of the Kigali International Arbitration Center, Board member of the
East African Law Society, Resident Director of New Bugarama Mining Company Ltd, Board
member of Bank of Kigali and Board member of Rwanda Finance Ltd.

He holds the following degrees and certifications: Certified Advocate of the Rwanda Bar
Association, Certified Advocate of the Brussels Bar Association, Member of the East African
Law Society, Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice-Institute of Legal Practice &
Development, Erasmus: Corporate Governance of listed companies-Faculty of Law
Wolverhampton University, Master of Law (LL.M), Catholic University of Louvain (Louvain-la
Neuve-Belgium), Master Class Turnaround Management, KIAC – KLRCA Accredited
Adjudicator, CEDR – Accredited Mediator, CIArb – Certificate Arbitrator, Chartered Institute of
Arbitrators, Insolvency Administration Certificate, ORG – RDB.

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