Founder and Managing Partner of the Firm, she is a Rwandan legal practitioner with thirteen years’ experience in the fields of international criminal law and domestic criminal justice in Rwanda.
Between 2003 and 2012, she practiced on the international legal circuit where she held various positions, both at trial and appeals level, within the Office of the Prosecutor at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR). While at the ICTR, she prosecuted persons accused of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes where she was variously Case Manager, Assistant Appeals Counsel and Appeals Counsel.
From July 2013 to January 2016, she served as a Senior Legal Advisor to Rwanda’s Prosecutor General and the National Public Prosecution Authority’s (NPPA) International Crimes Unit where she advised senior Prosecutors on extradition of fugitive suspects; and best practices in the investigation and prosecution of international crimes.
Ms. Kabasinga holds a Master of Laws degree (Magna cum Laude) in International Human Rights Law from the University of Notre Dame (Indiana, USA) and a Bachelor of Laws degree (LL.B Hons) from Makerere University (Kampala, Uganda).
She is trained in mediation, conflict resolution and arbitration. She has and continues to lecture on international criminal law, Rwandan criminal law and practice; human trafficking and cybercrimes. Ms. Kabasinga is a member of the Rwanda Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the East African Law Society.