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Founded in 2023, Rohn Proctor is a dynamic business law firm established in Bujumbura under Burundian Laws. The firm is built upon almost a decade of practice in Corporate and Commercial, Banking and Finance, Employment, Intellectual Property, Real Estate and Construction, and Dispute Settlement through diverse alternative resolutions...

Corporate and Commercial

The firm provides assistance to emerging companies and business corporations through all the stages from formation to registration before the diverse national services. It can also be a matter of restructuring through mergers and acquisitions, agreements of asset sale and share purchase, joint venture, and licensing when legally required...

Banking and Finance

Rohn Proctor has a solid legal practice across a full spectrum of legal banking and finance matters, from secured and unsecured credit arrangements to compliance advices and corporate governance assistance...

Employment and Company Policies

Advising on proactive execution of employment contracts, their continuity, transfer and risk management when termination is necessary, internal regulation setting and, when occurring, litigation or alternative dispute settlement...

Intellectual Property

Rohn Proctor firmly believes in creativity and brand protection from unauthorized reproduction and abusive use. The assistance goes from trademark filings, renewals and assignments according to the International Classification of Goods and Services (Nice Classification) and other international, regional and national instruments as you can see...

Dispute Settlement

The firm assists its clients from the beginning of their operations and ensure every step is secured to avoid dispute or law violation. When dispute does although rise, the firm advises on mediation and other related out-of-court settlement. And when litigation is still unavoidable, the firm has a strong knowledge of legal court procedures to ensure the preservation of its clients’ interests...

Real Estate and Construction

The firm assists interested buyers and sellers on the best options national laws provide and the legal requirements when it comes to land transactions. It can be about residential, business, industrial scopes; drafting lease and commercial contracts; lease or property transfer registration, mostly before notaries...


Founded in 2023, Rohn Proctor is a dynamic business law firm established in Bujumbura under Burundian Laws. The firm is built upon almost a decade of practice in Corporate and Commercial, Banking and Finance, Employment and Company Policies, Intellectual Property, Real Estate and Construction, and Dispute Settlement through diverse alternative resolutions.

The firm assists its valuable clients from scratch and advises on how best to establish, secure and grow their investments, both tangible and intangible. We believe there is a legal solution to every problem, through dedication and extra-mile mentality. We are confident enough to challenge the status quo and comfortable to think outside the box.

With our recent membership in the Association of European Attorneys, the firm has expanded its practice with a network of 1,027 offices in 150 countries with a total of around 12,000 Lawyers.

Our motto is personal growth, with a clear and bold intention to contribute and embrace change. Therefore, we don’t believe in expertise but in passion of constant learning; that’s our blueprint.

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Leduc Ingabire, Advocate

Founder and Managing Associate, Leduc Ingabire is a member of the Bujumbura Bar Association and the East Africa Law Society, since 2016. He spent his first years of practice learning from one of the best business lawyers in Africa, Augustin Mabushi. Through this association, Leduc Ingabire gained a strong mentorship working on companies restructuring, banking, employment, tax, civil and commercial contracts.

Leduc Ingabire is also accustomed to legal procedures before courts and advises on the best way to handle and settle a dispute.

Leduc Ingabire provides ad hoc arbitration services, either by agreement or by stipulation for clients who choose to compromise on the rights of which they have full and free disposal, such as in commercial contracts where long legal proceedings are even more damaging.

The firm provides assistance to emerging companies and business corporations through all the stages from formation to registration before the diverse national services. It can also be a matter of restructuring through mergers and acquisitions, agreements of asset sale and share purchase, joint venture, and licensing when legally required.

The firm also advises on all aspect of corporate governance and legal issues relating to company management.

The firm has large knowledge on commercial rules and provides excellent advices on drafting … Learn more (on laws instruments, lawyers in charge, etc.)

Rohn Proctor has a solid legal practice across a full spectrum of legal banking and finance matters, from secured and unsecured credit arrangements to compliance advices and corporate governance assistance.

Our banking and finance knowledge is built over many years of working with the biggest banks and financial institutions in the country. We understand the ins and out of transactional banking, which allows us to anticipate challenges before they arise, when drafting, negotiating, and closing transactions secured by all types of real estate, personal or intangible property. Learn more (on laws instruments, lawyers in charge, etc.)

Advising on proactive execution of employment contracts, their continuity, transfer and risk management when termination is necessary, internal regulation setting and, when occurring, litigation or alternative dispute settlement.

Rohn Proctor provides also HR formation and advises foreign and domestic companies on every legal requirement related to their staff and the best way to protect their businesses, while reaping the most of their employment relationship.

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Rohn Proctor firmly believes in creativity and brand protection from unauthorized reproduction and abusive use. The assistance goes from trademark filings, renewals and assignments according to the International Classification of Goods and Services (Nice Classification) and other international, regional and national instruments as you can see …

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The firm assists interested buyers and sellers on the best options national laws provide and the legal requirements when it comes to land transactions. It can be about residential, business, industrial scopes; drafting lease and commercial contracts; lease or property transfer registration, mostly before notaries.

The firm also advises construction companies on drafting and negotiating construction contracts, legal derogatory measures such as taxes advantages for some public projects, risk management through warranties and insurance, to ensure their endeavors go as planned. Learn more (on laws instruments, lawyers in charge, etc.)

The firm assists its clients from the beginning of their operations and ensure every step is secured to avoid dispute or law violation. When dispute does although rise, the firm advises on mediation and other related out-of-court settlement. And when litigation is still unavoidable, the firm has a strong knowledge of legal court procedures to ensure the preservation of its clients’ interests...

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  • Unlike its 1993 predecessor, the new Code provides that the employment contract can only be in written form;
  • The timing is perfect for the new Code to institute a work from home contract given the pandemic;
  • Same rights and benefits for foreigner and regional employees from EAC as the national ones;
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Is the Revised Labor Code of 2020 still unfamiliar? See the big changes
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The application of the Revised Labor Code of 2020, on employment contracts and court cases arisen after its promulgation
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The article 637 provides as follows:

The provisions of this Code apply immediately to current employment contracts without, however, having the effect of reducing the benefits acquired by the workers concerned.

Here is how we understand it: the employment contracts concluded before the revision of the Labor Code of 1993 cannot hide behind the latter if it’s not only for the benefits they get from it.

For example, if an employment contract concluded under the Labor Code of 1993 grants to an employee the possibility to …

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What is an insider trading?

Insider trading is the trading of securities by individual with access to confidential or non-public information about the company.

Although the Capital Market Law of 2019 doesn’t give a clear definition of the offense on its article 58, it redirects to the nature of confidential information the insider trading takes advantage from.

Inside information relates to particular securities, specific or precise, likely to have an impact on the price of any security if made public.

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Insider trading, market abuse and related offenses
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Invest in Burundi

What’s up with the new law?

First of all, the Republic of Burundi reiterates its commitment by recognizing and guaranteeing the right of ownership of any investor without discrimination in terms of concession, administrative authorization, participation in public contracts, acquisition or rental of real estate.

The Republic of Burundi also refrains from any nationalization and …

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Recent Activity

Rohn Proctor recently took part in a program organized by ILFA (International Lawyers For Africa) and EALS Legal Excellence Academy, during which leading law firms such as Mayer Brown, Shonubi Musoke & Co. Advocates, Africa Legal Network's MMAKS, Al Tamimi & Company shared their valuable legal experience in relation to banking and mining finance...

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Announcement : AEA Membership 2024

We are delighted to announce our membership in Association of European Attorneys to expand our practice and provide our clients with a worldwide assistance, advising and protection of their interests.

The AEA has offices in the majority of the independent countries of the world. We are the largest network of lawyers in the world ...

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