Me. Safari Gahizi

Founding Senior Partner
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Practice Areas:

Economic Law, Global governance of the international financial system, International trade and economic development, trade in services, Investment Law, intellectual property, Regional Integration Law with focus on EAC and especially EACJ, International Tax Laws, Commercial Law, Law of Securities, Tax Laws, Insolvency administrator, Alternative dispute resolution (Negotiation, Mediation, International Commercial Arbitration).
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Me. Safari Gahizi Experience

Professional Experiences

SAFARI GAHIZI is a founding and managing partner at Global Trade L C.

His fineness as a legal practitioner put him in a lime light of being spotted by the supreme court of Rwanda and thereby hiring his services as an individual consultant to provide law reporting analysis expertise up to date.

Mr. Safari lectured and constantly has been an icon lecturer at various Rwandan tertiary institutions such as Kigali Independent University, INES University- Ruhengeri (as a part-time lecturer at the faculty of applied fundamental sciences in the department of land survey).  Students that have had an encounter with Safari Gahizi in lecture rooms, have come to appreciate and demonstrated competence in Major Aspects of Public Economic law, Competition law and consumer protection, Privatization, concession of Public Services, Overview of commercial law principles, Investment Regime, Economic Integration, International Trade and WTO, Monetary law, Banking system, Central Bank Regulation, Financial Market Regulation, Exchange Regulation, Insurance law, International Monetary system, Tax law System, Law of Securities, Regional Integration law and land Law at their places of work.

Alongside his career, Mr. Safari Gahizi has been the personality to look up to and he has served in numerous capacities of leadership as a legal advisor of ARCH DE NOE Sarl., Coordinator of activities/ PREMIER TOBACCO COMPANY sa/ Rwanda, and a chairperson of the network of Lawyers of Hope- Rwanda (a position he holds up to date) www.lawyersofhope.org .

About My Education

Education And Training

2015

ILPD/ NYANZA, A postgraduate diploma in Legal Practice (PGD L.P)

Completed ILPD/ NYANZA, A postgraduate diploma in Legal Practice (PGD L.P) in the year 2015.

2011

STELLENBOSCH FACULTY OF LAW MATIELAND SOUTH AFRICA, LLM in international trade

Completed STELLENBOSCH FACULTY OF LAW MATIELAND SOUTH AFRICA, LLM in international trade in the year 2011.

2004

KIGALI INDEPENDENT UNIVERSITY, Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

Completed KIGALI INDEPENDENT UNIVERSITY, Bachelor of Laws (LLB) in the year 2004.

My Activities

Admissions

Arbitrator with Kigali Arbitration Centre(KIAC)
Advocate in the republic of Rwanda

Social Connections

Memberships

Rwanda Bar Association
East Africa Bar Association
Lawyers of Hope

Communication Skills

Languages I Speak

English, French, Kinyarwanda, Swahili, Lingala, Kirundi