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Bowmans

General Business Law

4 ranked lawyersBand 1TanzaniaGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

High-profile law firm with a distinguished reputation in Tanzania and East Africa. Possesses considerable corporate law capabilities, assisting clients with acquisitions and dispositions, corporate financing and business restructuring. Additionally sought out for its counsel on the life-cycle of projects, including financing and development, with further experience advising on independent power projects. In addition to its presence in Tanzania, the firm has a number of offices across East and Southern Africa, including in South Africa, Uganda and Kenya.

Strengths

Sources speak highly of the group: "They are an extremely competent, experienced and knowledgeable team," adding: "They are very customer-focused."

Work highlights

Advised MIC Tanzania on the acquisition of Zanzibar Telecommunications.

Notable practitioners

Asha-Sabrina Ayub continues to enhance her standing in the market, with notable corporate transactional experience. In addition to assisting clients with M&A, she provides counsel on lending and project finance.

Audax Kameja remains one of the most notable practitioners in the Tanzanian disputes market. He is particularly highly regarded for his involvement in both local and international arbitration proceedings, and wins further recognition for his work on IP and tax disputes.

Wilbert Kapinga is a hugely well-respected lawyer who draws plaudits from market commentators for his "excellent track record." He is readily instructed for his counsel on high-value corporate and financing transactions, with further regard for his work on projects and disputes.

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Overview

We are experienced in significant transactions, regulatory matters and dispute resolution in Tanzania and the wider East African region.

Our team comprises leading corporate and commercial lawyers and dispute resolution experts.

We have extensive experience in proactively managing risks and offering commercial solutions to the challenges faced by our clients in the context of mergers and acquisitions, financings, joint ventures and capital markets transactions, among others. Our expertise extends to all key sectors including aviation, consumer goods, infrastructure, real estate, resources and telecommunications.

We also have significant experience in all forms of dispute resolution including commercial arbitration, litigation and intellectual property disputes.

Our lawyers work with government authorities and regulators in all fields to ensure successful outcomes for clients within the necessary time frames.

Our clients include corporates, financial institutions and the public sector, both domestic and international, with existing operations in, or planned investments into, Tanzania.

Clients

Abraaj Group – Abraaj Investment Management Ltd

ABSA

Alistair James Company Ltd

Alliance One International, Inc

Bamboo Rock Drilling

Creditinfo Tanzania Ltd

DSM Corridor Group Ltd

Epiroc (formerly Atlas Copco Tanzania Ltd)

Liberty Holdings Ltd

Minet (Mauritius) Holdings Ltd

MMI Ltd

Nedbank Corporate and Banking

Pearl Group of Companies

SLR Environmental Consulting

Strabag International GmBH

Tanzania Breweries Ltd

Zhonghong Holding Co. Ltd

Industries

Banks

Commercial & Professional Services

Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Energy

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Forestry & Paper

Industrial Engineering

Insurance

Media

Mining & Metals

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Real Estate

Retail

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Telecommunications

Transportation

Utilities

General Business Law Department

Bowmans

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Department location

2nd Floor, The Luminary

Cnr Haile Selassie and Chole Roads

Masaki

Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam

Tanzania

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Tanzania

General Business Law


Asha-Sabrina Ayub
Up and Coming
Wilbert B Kapinga
Band 1

General Business Law: Dispute Resolution


Audax Kijana Kameja
Band 1
Wilbert B Kapinga
Band 1