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Lex Chambers
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  • International Arbitration
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Isaac Bizumuremyi
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Individual Member Profession (see note below)
  • Arbitrator
  • Counsel
  • Mediator/Conciliator
Number of Cases as Counsel in international arbitration/ADR
Number of Cases as Sole Arbitrator in international arbitration
Number of Cases as Co-Arbitrator in international arbitration
Areas of Speciality
  • Construction & Infrastructure
  • Corporate Law / M&A
  • Employment
  • Finance & Banking
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Commercial Disputes
  • International Investment Disputes
  • Joint Venture
  • Professional Services
  • Taxation
Degrees/Qualifications, Institutions and Dates Obtained
LLM. International trade and Commercial law, University of Essex, UK (IP-Trademarks) 2021
Certificate in Practical Mediation skills, University of Cape Town, South Africa (2020)
Post Graduate Certificate in international Business law, University of Cumbria (UK) 2018
MA Human Rights, University of London, 2004
LLB. National University of Rwanda, 1999
Certificate in FIDIC 1999 Contracts (2018)
List Arbitration/ADR Panels you belong to
KIgali International Arbitration Center (KIAC)
Professional Experience (Job Title, Organisation and Dates)
Private lawyer for 13 years (Since 2008) with significant experience in corporate, commercial transactions and employment law.
Governance and human rights consultancy since 2006. Strategic and project planning consultant since 2007.
Isaac is the Managing Partner at Lex Chambers, a Law Firm in the Rwandan Capital, Kigali, and he has been practicing at the same Law Firm since 2008. At Lex Chamber, Isaac heads corporate, commercial & employment Litigation, and Arbitration desk. He serves the Firm’s clients in a manner that can best be described as highly professional and satisfying in terms of quality and timely service. Lex Chambers is among the 5 top tier Law Firms in Rwanda since 2013 as ranked annually by East African Law Society’ Leading Law Firms Forum service.

In his capacity as a lawyer, Isaac is a representative of his clients, an officer of the legal system and a public citizen having special responsibility for the quality of justice. This implies that he understands the importance of a trust and confidence, which a client bestows into his/her lawyer to protect and secure his/her interest whether it is already threatened, or there is a potential threat. To this end, Isaac treats and gives maximum special attention to the legal concerns of his clients and working with them through constant communications and regular updates on the progress of resolution of their issues, be at advisory level, or at litigation, or arbitration process. Isaac has served a number of international corporate clients at advisory, and litigation, and arbitration processes of dispute resolution.

Isaac who is a certified and licenced insolvency administrator in Rwanda, holds LLM in International trade and Commercial Law from University of Essex, England, MA in Human Rights at the University of London in 2004, a Post Graduate Certificate in international Business law, University of Cumbria (UK) 2018, and LLB degree from National University of Rwanda in 1999.

In addition to the above academic qualification, Isaac holds Membership certificate and is a member at Chartered Institute of Arbitrators [CIArb-London] since 2014. Isaac holds Certificate in FIDIC construction contracts (1999). He is on panel of domestic arbitrators at Kigali International Arbitration Centre, a member of East African Law Society, a member of INSOL international, and American Bankruptcy Institute [ABI]
Legal Background
  • Civil Law
  • Common Law
Qualified in (specify jurisdiction(s))
Types of agreements from which disputes in your practice most frequently arise
  • Employment
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Loan
  • Sale of Business
  • Tender Processes
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