Litigation and Arbitration

Trust Juris Chambers’ litigation team has extensive experience in all aspects of corporate and commercial litigation and arbitration.

We always strive to resolve disputes quickly and effectively with as little disruption to the business as possible. We regularly negotiate amicable settlements in the best interest of the client’s commercial objectives and the legal risks at stake.

When litigation or arbitration is unavoidable, the team devises appropriate strategies taking into account the business objectives of our client. We resort to summary proceedings should the need arise, and to seizures at the earliest stage if required to secure enforcement.

Our areas of expertise include:

  • we deal with various commercial disputes arising in the context of agreements, such as cooperation agreements, service agreements, commercial lease, manufacturing, purchasing and sales, debt recovery, general terms and conditions, distribution, agency, franchising.
  • Tax compliance:

Our personal tax compliance service compliments our private client offering, allowing the tax team to offer a full taxation service to our clients.The advice that Trust Juris tax team provides is covered by a professional insurance, and as such guarantees our clients absolute discretion and confidentiality.


  • Tax advisory services

Trust Juris Chambers tax team provides advice to clients seeking to ensure that their tax structuring meets their requirements and is compliant with Burundi tax legislation. Our advice is wide ranging, from helping clients to understand how corporate tax may affect their assets and dividends, to advising on structuring for companies with regional wealth. Tax legislation is constantly changing and evolving, so it is imperative that tax structures are compliant and fit for purpose.

The tax team works extremely closely with a number of wealth professionals in a variety of businesses towards the country to ensure that the best in class offerings are constantly made available to our clients.


Trust Juris Chambers is a full service corporate and business law firm with a variety of clients including local and international corporations, private businesses, non-governmental and international organisations. Our main areas of practice are corporate and commercial, litigation and arbitration, employment, tax, intellectual property, competition, telecommunications, energy and mining.


Trust Juris Chambers
7 Avenue Mwaro 
Rohero I (Quartier INSS)
P.O. Box: 6111
Bujumbura, Burundi
+257 22 27 96 44 / 75 654 000

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