IMMMA Advocates


IMMMA House, Plot No. 357
United Nations Road, Upanga
Dar es Salaam
PO Box 72484

+255 22 211 1622

+255 22 211 1621

Quick facts:

Associates: 16
Legal officer: 1

  • Sadock Magai 
  • Protase Ishengoma
  • Fatma Karume
  • Faustin Malongo
  • Gaspar Nyika
  • Samah Salah
  • Madina Chenge

IMMMA Advocates, is part of DLA Piper Group, an alliance of legal practices, with offices in Dar es Salaam, Mwanza and Zanzibar. IMMMA is among the top three corporate law firms in Tanzania. 

IMMMA is a full service corporate law firm that is able to advise on: 

  • Banking and finance 
  • Capital markets 
  • Corporate and M&A 
  • Financial services regulatory 
  • Investment funds 
  • Restructuring and insolvency

  • Asset finance
  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Structure finance/securitisation
  • Competition
  • M&A
  • Real estate funds
  • Project finance
  • Restructuring and insolvency

Energy and infrastructure key contacts

Protase Ishengoma

Quick facts

  • Lead by Protase Ishengoma, assisted by Sadock Magai, Burure Ngocho, Madina Chenge and Pascal Mwanyika
  • Lawyers: 5
  • Part of DLA Piper Group. In 2010, IMMMA became the founding member of a group of independent law firms affiliated to the DLA Piper Group in the East African Community known as Juris East Africa.

Energy and Infrastructure practice overview

Represented a number of international oil and gas companies in the drafting, negotiation & structuring of power purchase agreements, development agreements and acquisition of concessions exploration.
Actively involved in major infrastructure projects in roads and port development. Our Clients include the Government of Tanzania and its agencies, foreign and local investors. Ranked Tier 1 in Energy and Infrastructure by the IFLR 1000 (2017).

Sector expertise

  • Energy
  • Oil and gas 
  • Transport (sea ports)

Recent matters advised on

  • Review of the Zanzibar Energy Policy and legislative drafting of the Energy Act for the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar;
  • External counsel to the Government of Ghana with respect to the provision of legal advisory services related to Ghana PPP Capacity building project;
  • External counsel to the Federal Republic of Somalia with respect to the provision of legal advisory services related to the Somalia Production Sharing Agreement Toolkit Project;
  • Advise the Government of Tanzania in relation to the Bagamoyo Port Project in structuring, negotiating with the Chinese port operating company, developing the project agreements and the financing worth 10 billion USD;
  • Advising Ferrostaal Industrial Projects GMBH, Haldor Topsoe A/S and Fauji Fertilizer Company Limited on the establishment of $2 billion ammonia/urea fertilizer plant with national gas as feedstock;
  • Legal advisors by a shortlisted EPC contractor to provide EPC services in relation to the planning and construction of the Kilwa 320 MW combined cycle greenfield power station.  

Other offices

Mwanza Office
Plot 173, Block 'D' Isamilo Area
1906, Mwanza
T: +255 28 2500854

Zanzibar Office
ZSTC, 5th Floor
Investment Building, Kinazini
PO Box 242
T: +255 24 2234175