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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.

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  •   Consolate Ningarukiye
  •   Associate
  •   Burundi
  •   T+ 257 22 24 89 10
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Summary Profile

Consolate Ningarukiye is an associate at Rubeya & Co-Advocates. Consolate joined the firm in April 2011 and has gained significant experience in employment, human resources management, family law and peaceful settlement of conflicts. She has practiced as:

  • Employment inspector in charge of professional relations, industrial relations and corporate control of private and parastatal organisations for three years.
  • Personnel manager and legal advisor to the Compagnie de Gérance du Cotton for twelve years.
  • Head of Human Resources and Operations at Search for Common Ground for five years.

Consolate has experience in individual and group conflict resolution and non-violent communication techniques. She has been involved in the defense of human rights, especially those who are most vulnerable to human rights abuses.

Education

  • LLB, University of Burundi

Memberships

  • Burundi Bar Association
  • East African Law Society

Experience

  • Contributing to the development of the terms of references for the documentation of case law on succession law.
  • Developing job descriptions and drafting employment contracts for a local NGO.
  • Advising an international NGO on the effective management of a dismissal process concerning several employees.
  • Contributing to the development of a Procedures Manual for Human Resources Management for an international NGO.
  • Review of the staff regulations for a private company.

Publications

  • Le rôle du Ministère Public dans les causes relatives à l’état et à la capacité des Personnes, «Cas de divorce», 1986.

Training attended

  • Strategic Human Resource Management: the efficient recruitment, remuneration policy and the annual assessment.
  • Strategic Human Resource Management.
  • Automatic allocation of six months of salary per year of service for unfair dismissal involving the assessors of the Labour Court, judges and other lawyers in Burundi.
  • Role of lawyers, ethics and civil as well as criminal procedure.
  • Management of prisoners in unlawful custody.
  • Legal and judicial management of victims of sexual violence and acts of torture.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of projects and fundraising.
  • Non-violent communication.
  • Assessment of management of human resources,HR Department, International Institute of Management, Abidjan.
  • Personnel assessment and forward management of jobs and skills to Cegos.
  • Developing business plans for project start-ups, Centre for Training and Research in Entrepreneurship.

Languages

  • French
  • English
  • Kirundi

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