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IMMMA Advocates

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Managing Partner: Sadock D Magai
Number of partners: 8
Number of lawyers:
14
Languages: English, Swahili
Offices: Dar Es Salaam, Mwanza and Zanzibar

Firm Overview:
IMMMA Advocates is one of the leading law firms in the United Republic of Tanzania with a multi-disciplinary team of lawyers working on various areas of practice. With over 25 years extensive experience as a firm combined with the experience of individual lawyers that spans over a period of 32 years, from its main offices in Dar Es Salaam together with its branches in Mwanza and Zanzibar, the firm handles complex legal matters for clients both local and global. The firm have received several international recognitions as a leading business law firm in Tanzania. IMMMA Advocates is a member of DLA Piper Africa, a Swiss Verein whose members are comprised of independent law firms in Africa working with DLA Piper. DLA Piper carries on the business of governing and coordinating the international law practices carried on by its members through various practicing entities established in various jurisdictions throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia-Pacific, Africa and America in collaboration with DLA Piper LLP (USA), (together DLA Piper Group). For more information see www.dlapiper.com/africa.

Main Areas of Practice

Corporate:
The firm provides a full range spectrum of corporate legal advisory services to a wide range of local and global clients. We handle various types of corporate and commercial transactions involving corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), private equity, venture capital, capital markets, corporate finance, corporate regulatory compliance, corporate governance and company secretarial services.Banking, Finance and Projects:
The firm has become trusted advisers to the most prominent financial services companies and institutions both local and international. The firm has a specialized team in banking and finance, with an in-depth market knowledge across the full spectrum of financial products and services offered in the market.

Employment and Immigration:
Employment and immigration issues have gained increasing importance in the day-to-day operations and management of companies both in Tanzania and globally. The team has ample experience in offering both advisory services and legal representation in litigation and arbitration matters involving employment and immigration matters.

Energy and Natural Resources (Mining, Oil, and Gas):
The firm has built an excellent practice in the energy and natural resources industries. The team understands the technical, geographical, commercial and geopolitical factors that shape these industries in Tanzania, having advised on a number of major transactions involving mining, oil, gas, electricity and renewable energy. Our energy and natural resources lawyers deliver to our clients the focused, innovative sector advice they need both locally and internationally.

Litigation, Arbitration and Regulatory:
This continues to be one of the firm’s key areas of practice. With a massive experience of representing clients on complex litigation matters in various courts, tribunals, regulatory bodies and arbitral bodies, the team’s track records, sets it apart from most of if not all the other major firms in Tanzania.Tax:
The firm provides full range of tax services that address the complex challenges of business operations as well as managing and resolving tax disputes. The firm advises on tax matters across multiple key industries and jurisdictions. Our extensive tax experience includes advising on transfer pricing, international tax, employee benefits, tax audits and disputes.Energy and Natural Resources (Mining, Oil and Gas):
The firm has built an excellent practice in the energy and natural resources industries. The team understands the technical, geographical, commercial and geopolitical factors that shape these industries in Tanzania, having advised on a number of major transactions involving mining, oil, gas, electricity and renewable energy. Our energy and natural resources lawyers deliver to our clients the focused, innovative sector advice they need both locally and internationally.

Infrastructure, Construction and Transport:
The firm has been actively involved in major infrastructure projects in various areas including roads and railways, ports development, construction in renewable energy projects, social infrastructure and leisure, with a deep experience in projects and PPP infrastructure financing. The team has also been involved in major cross boarder projects in Africa, providing legal advisory services to governments of various countries in Africa as well as multinational entities.Telecommunication and Intellectual Property:
The firm has an established practice specializing in providing legal services in the telecommunications industry. The team holds an extensive track record representing local and international telecommunication companies. The firm is also known for its robust intellectual property practice. The team has been involved in all areas of contentious and non-contentious intellectual property law, including protection, enforcement and commercialization.Immigration:
The firm has a vibrant immigration team, with an extensive experience in provision of legal services on immigration matters. We understand that in today’s world immigration is a key consideration for businesses around the world. The team provides services in both corporate and private immigration matters, consular and visa services, document procurement and processing of relevant permits.Pro Bono:
In Tanzania and across Africa, our lawyers are working pro bono to promote the Rule of Law by strengthening civil society and building capacity, and to support Access to Justice.

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Tanzania - Head office

IMMMA Advocates rankings

Global Guide 2022
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Tanzania
General Business Law
1 Department
3 Ranked Lawyers
Department
General Business Law
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General Business Law
1
Band 1
Lawyers
Sadock D Magai
E
Sadock D Magai
E
Eminent Practitioners
Protase RG Ishengoma
2
Protase RG Ishengoma
2
Band 2
Madina Chenge
4
Madina Chenge
4
Band 4
General Business Law: Dispute Resolution
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Gaspar Nyika
3
Gaspar Nyika
3
Band 3