Founding and Managing Partner of the Law Firm, Mr Déogratias Nzemba is a former President of Burundi Bar Association and Burundi Commercial Court .
He holds an LL.B Degree from the University of Burundi.He equally has two certificates in Civil and
Commercial Mediation issued by the University of Sherbrooke and the Canadian Institute for
Conflict Resolution (CICR).Nzemba also has a certificate in Legal Practice of Investment issued by the
International Institute of Development Law (IDLI) in Rome,Italy and a certificate in the
Protection of the Private Sector issued by Clark Atlanta University in the USA . He is a member of different organizations such like Burundi Bar Association , Quebec Bar Association and East Africa Law Society (East African Community). He practises in commercial law , international business
law, international business law, real estate law, insurance law and banking law, immigration law, mining law, Intellectual Property law and Alternative Dispute Resolution.
He has, among other things, advised and represented so many insurance companies in the areas of insurance ,telecommunication, international transport .He has been a lawyer of many international organizations (NGOs), hotels, banks, embassies, World Bank, etc.
He was also a member of the team which drafted the current Burundi Commercial Code. For more than ten years, he has been consulted by the World Bank during the drafting of its Doing Business Report in Burundi .
He is the author of « La gestion d’affaires en droit civil burundais »
He is fluent in French , English , Kirundi and Swahili