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Moses  Gashirabake

Moses Gashirabake

Summer Student Fasken
Language(s) French, Kiswahili, English
Office(s) Montreal

Moses’ relationship with Fasken began in 2013. While in his last year at McGill Law School, the firm hired him.

An accomplished leader who has been recognized by the City of Montreal, the Government of Quebec and the Government of Canada, Moses studied political science at Concordia University before studying law. At Concordia, he earned memberships to the exclusive Loyola College for Diversity and Sustainability as well as the Garnet Key Honour Society. During his undergraduate career, Moses won numerous academic and extra-curricular awards for his excellence in leadership and his academic work.

Moses received his two law degrees from McGill University in February 2017. While at McGill, he served as the 2014/2015 President of the National Black Law Students' Association of Canada and represented Canada at the 2014 youth G20 Summit in Sydney, Australia.

In summer 2015, Moses completed an international internship at the Supreme Court of Rwanda in the offices of the Chief Justice and Deputy Chief Justice.

At the firm, Moses has worked on large volume public and private project financing transactions in Canada, Europe and Africa. Moses is a member of the firm’s Africa Group and is involved in various community causes locally and internationally.

  • Coloured Women’s Club Prize, 2013, 2014
  • Outstanding Student Award, Concordia University Alumni Association, 2013
  • Youth Medal, Lieutenant Governor General of Quebec, 2013
  • Entrance Leadership Award, McGill University Faculty of Law, 2013
  • Montrealer of the Week, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), 2012
  • Dean’s List, Concordia University, 2010-2013
  • Dean’s List of Distinstion, Graffins College-Kenya, 2009


  • BCL / LLB McGill University
  • BA (with Distinction), Political Science Concordia University
  • Diploma, B.I.T (distinction) Graffins College

Community involvement

  • G20/Y20 Delegate, Young Diplomats of Canada, 2014
  • Global Shaper, Montreal Hub of the World Economic Forum, since 2013
  • Ambassador, McGill Faculty of Law, since 2013
  • Lifetime Member, Garnet Key Honour Society – Concordia University, since 2012

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Concordia University Alumni Association
  • Member, Jeune Chambre de Commerce de Montréal
International Business Development in East Africa – Rwanda and the Energy Sector (Développement des affaires international en Afrique de l'Est - Cas du Rwanda dans le secteur de l’énergie) Presented at Lab des relations internationales organized by the Young Leaders' Circle of the International Economic Forum of the Americas. location location Montreal Université de Montréal