VELMA LAW is a full service Tanzanian law firm that is focused on providing commercial legal services to clients with attention especially on practicality and value for money with the highest technical and professional standards.

VELMA Law provides legal advice on Tanzanian matters in Corporate/Commercial, PPP / Infrastructure, Energy, Finance / Project FinanceMining, Oil and Gas, Agriculture, Land, TelecommunicationsPro Bono, Employment, Tax and Immigration law.

Lawyers: 10 lawyers, including 1 local consultant and 3 external international specialist consultants.

Office: Our office is in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Governance: At VELMA Law we believe that good governance is required for sustainable growth and long term value. We have put in place several measures to help ensure that the practice is run in accordance with the principles of good governance. The following Policies provide a complete understanding of our governance practices:

Background: The practice was founded on 1 May 2012 by:

  • Victoria Makani, who was requested by the Government in July 2015 to become a Justice of the High Court of Tanzania and as a consequence was required to resign from this firm which she had so carefully nurtured; and
  • Nicholas Zervos, until 2006 a London based finance and international projects partner who has been advising in Dar es Salaam since 2006 and was admitted to the bar in Tanzania in 2011.

Please contact us if you have any comments or questions or phone +255 752 66 77 66