Practice Areas

Our main practice areas:

AgricultureCorporate / CommercialEmploymentEnergyFinanceImmigrationLandMiningOil / GasPPP / InfrastructureTaxTelecommunicationsPro Bono
We advise clients in the sector, as project developers and/or fund managers, as well as lenders. Read more here.
We advise clients on all aspects of general corporate matters including incorporation of a company or a foreign branch, joint venture and shareholder arrangements, equity and debt issuance and restructuring, and winding up procedures. Read more here.
We advise our clients on any matter related to employment and employment law and in particular advise on employment contracts, termination and retrenchments, staff policies, guidelines or regulations for implementation at the work place. We also represent our clients at the CMA or the Labour Court where necessary. Read more here.
We provide advice on the legal and regulatory regime of the energy sector, and advise clients setting up energy projects, such as wind farms, investors involved in the construction and operation of hydroelectric and gas power projects. Read more here.
We advise clients on exchange controls, loan documentation, registration of foreign loans, and the granting and enforcement of security in Tanzania. Read more here.
We advise on all immigrations matters. Read more here.
We advise on land acquisitions and transfers for corporates and projects, as well as in relation to the legal requirements for compensation for local residents displaced by projects. Read more here.
We advise on all stages of mining activity in mainland Tanzania. Read more here.
We advise investors on the legal and regulatory regime that governs the petroleum sector in Tanzania, and companies raising capital on foreign stock exchanges in order to fund their petroleum operations. Read more here.
We advise on PPPs and infrastructure projects. Read more here.
We work closely with specialist tax advisors to provide detailed legal / tax advice on the structuring of all our transactions. Read more here.
We advise on work closely with specialist issues in the Telecommunications sector. Read more here.
We are pleased to offer pro bono services in some cases when we have the capacity to take on such work and we feel we can add special value in the circumstances. Read more here.

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