ENSafrica Tanzania is a full service law firm based in Dar es Salaam.

Because our dedicated team of attorneys understands the legal, regulatory and economic context of doing business in Tanzania, against the background of increased growth and development across the continent, we are able to advise you on a broad range of matters across the legal spectrum and guide you through any challenges which your business may face.

We are especially renowned for our experience in corporate and commercial law, commercial and tax litigation, adjudication and arbitration, competition, banking and finance, employment, natural resources (mining, and oil and gas), energy, projects and telecommunications.

Our client base includes large local and multinational corporate entities, banks, mining houses, oil and gas companies, and international law firms and NGOs.

We have the unique advantage, as part of Africa’s largest law firm, of being able to harness the expertise of more than 600 practitioners throughout the continent. ENSafrica has a significant breadth and depth of experience and specialist expertise that spans all commercial areas of law, tax, forensics and IP.

As such, we regularly partner with specialists across the firm, meaning that we are able to assist with all aspects of all matters across all sectors in all African jurisdictions, ensuring that your legal requirements are handled quickly and seamlessly.

Our key differentiator is that we operate as one firm across Africa. All of our offices are fully integrated and work as one team.

By leveraging the complementary expertise, skills and resources of each of our offices, work is always done by the practitioner who can do it best, at the most affordable rate.

clients praise the team for its excellent service and quality advice
— Chambers Global Guide 2018
the overall team is praised for its industry knowledge, which particularly applies to the mining, oil and gas, as well as telecoms sectors in which the team has advised on some of the biggest and most noteworthy deals in the market
— The Legal 500 EMEA Guide 2018
its regional strength is also welcomed, for enriching the firm's capacity to draw expertise widely and enhance its services
— Chambers Global Guide 2018
the team is also very attentive to our needs as a client, and very customer-orientated
— Chambers Global Guide 2018


service levy imposed on a telecommunications tower company by the Universal Communications Service Fund.
acquisition by a leading mobile phone operator, followed by its public listing of shares in Tanzania.
investment mandate by a leading donor-funded trust which aims to develop a deeper financial system to provide Tanzanians with greater access to finance.
corporation tax assessments for a large telecommunications company in its tax appeal against the Commissioner General of Tanzania Revenue Authority.
complex project finance transaction by a major trade and development financial institution which involved the construction of a real estate development.
grant by an agricultural trust which we have advised since it was established.
complex loan financing by European development banks of energy projects in Kenya and Tanzania.
acquisition of a telecommunications company by a leading mobile phone operator.
suit by a multinational electronics company in the Tanzanian High Court (Commercial Division) against a client who had defaulted on payment.
recovery by an East African commercial bank following a credit facility agreement breach of contract by an individual.
benefits from its presence across the African continent to provide a broad and enhanced regional service
— Chambers Global Guide 2018


Ambassador Mwanaidi Sinare Maajar


contact details

Dar es Salaam offices
6th floor, International House
cnr. Shaaban Robert Street and Garden Avenue
Dar es Salaam
tel: +255 22 221 2700



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