Rubeya & Co-Advocates is a Burundian law firm with an overriding goal to work alongside our clients as a trusted adviser, providing the support they need to thrive in this dynamic economic environment throughout Burundi since November 2001.


Rubeya & Co-Advocates is a member of DLA Piper Africa, an alliance of independent law firms in Africa, a network that benefits from the expertise of DLA Piper Global by sharing knowledge, learning and training leading to the development of the legal profession in Africa.


Rubeya & Co-Advocates  includes ten lawyers: five partners, five associates, and eight support staff members. The team works together in a highly integrated manner to leverage expertise and experience for clients’ benefit.


As a result, our lawyers are involved in many of the most influential commercial ventures and are known for providing clients with pioneering solutions to the toughest legal challenges.

Awards and Recognitions




From the Chambers Global guide

This talented practice comes highly regarded by peers and clients alike for its domestic as well as its international experience. 

Core areas of expertise include corporate law, litigation, projects, intellectual property, real estate and tax matters. 

Clients commend "the precision and professionalism of their work."Work highlights include advising the IFC and World Bank on the implementation of a power project in the country.

Toyota, PTA Bank and Lacell SU form part of the firm's noteworthy client roster. It is a member of the DLA Piper Africa alliance.

Interviewees describe managing partner Willy Rubeya as "a young and dynamic lawyer" in the commercial law marketHe is especially talented acting on infrastructure project mandates, and also maintains experience in the telecoms and mining sectors.

Claver Nigarura receives plaudits for being "very bright and very thoughtful" and "a good lawyer who is really up-and-coming and has quickly carved out a name for himself in the market." He possesses valuable experience in litigation and advising on corporate matters. 

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