Richard Mugisha

An accomplished legal practitioner, Richard is the managing partner at Trust Law Chambers in Kigali, Rwanda. Previously, he served as the Manager, Procurement Policy and Legal affairs at the Rwanda National Tender Board and as the Chairman of Business Law Reform Commission where he oversaw review of legislations affecting commerce in Rwanda. He has also lectured at the University of Rwanda and Kigali Institute of Management, Science and Technology. He currently serves on various National Committees, foundations and Company Boards in the East African region.

Richard is an expert in commercial law, trusts, and cross-border commercial transactions, among other areas.

Richard is cited by Chambers & Partners as a band 1 Attorney who is “go-to lawyer and a great negotiator” and “a leading Lawyer” by IFLR1000 legal directories.

He is also a fellow of the Africa Leadership Initiative and the Aspen Global Leadership Network.