Mugume Stephen is a Results-oriented, innovative, international attorney with over fifteen years’ experience in the justice sector. Worked with the East African Community as Senior Counsel, and excelled in ensuring the legality and efficiency of international obligations, interpretation and compliance with the various policies, rules and regulations, providing legal support, advice and services to clients. Mugume is highly knowledgeable in Legal and Legislative Drafting, Corporate and Commercial matters, Alternative Dispute Resolution Methods and Intellectual Property. Advocate of the rights of the vulnerable, marginalized, provided legal counsel to victims of human rights violations. Achieved favorable outcomes in rights negotiations and agreement implementation. Adept at drafting and reviewing legal documents, opinions, contracts, policies and regulations, also well versed with conveyancing and Finance matters. An arbitrator, Member of Rwanda Bar Association and East Africa Law Society.
Stephen holds a Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) from the National University of Rwanda, a Master of Laws degree (LLM) in Information Technology and Telecommunications from United Kingdom Telecommunications Academy, A Post Graduate Diploma in Legislative Drafting from International Law Institute, A Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, A Post Graduate Certificate in Contracts Drafting and Negotiations, A Post Graduate Certificate in Clear and Effective Legal Writing, A Post Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication and a Certificate in International Commercial Arbitration from the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK). He is a member of Rwanda Bar Association, Kigali International Arbitration Centre (KIAC) and East African Law Society.
Rwanda Bar Association
East African Law Society
Kigali International Arbitration Centre (KIAC)
A native Kinyarwanda speaker, Mugume has excellent command of English, Swahili, Kirundi, Luganda and Runyakitara. He can also read and understand French. Prior to founding Calibre Advocates, Mugume associated with FK Advocates.