Julien Kavaruganda


Julien is the Founder & Senior Partner of K-Solutions & Partners a corporate law firm in Kigali, Rwanda. He has been practicing at the Brussels Bar Association before joining the Rwanda Bar Association.

Julien is the Immediate Past President of the Rwanda Bar Association (2015-2021). He is also President of the Association of the Bar Associations of the Great Lakes Region (RDC, Rwanda & Burundi), Vice Chairman of the Kigali International Arbitration Center (KIAC), Board member of the East African Law Society (EALS), Board member of the Rwandan Law Reform Commission (RLRC), and recently appointed Board member of Rwanda Finance Ltd (Promoting the Kigali International Finance Centre).

Julien has over seventeen years of experience. His practice covers corporate and commercial law inclusive of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, Investment code and privatization, banking and finance, project finance, capital markets, arbitration and mediation, energy and natural resources, and finally he has been advising clients on a number of infrastructure and/or mining projects for their legal and regulatory matters.

Julien has lectured at the Institute of Legal Practice and Development (ILPD) and he is involved in the Admission Committee of new advocates by the Rwanda Bar Association

Julien is recognized as a leading lawyer by IFLR, Legal 500 and by Chambers Global Guide for the last ten years (2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011).

Julien is fluent in English, French and Kinyarwanda

Julien is also actively involved in several initiative for the protection of the environmental and addressing the ecological issues.