Protase Ishengoma

IMMMA Advocates - Tanzania

Senior Partner

Dar es Salaam

+255 22 22 11080, 81, 82, 83

Highly regarded


Bar admissions:




Practice areas:

Capital markets
Project development
Project finance

Industry sectors:

Financial services
Government and public policy
Oil and gas
Real estate
Social infrastructure
Technology and telecommunications

Protase is a Senior Partner at IMMMA Advocates and heads the Infrastructure, Energy Oil and Gas Department in the firm. Protase has handled transactions including financial structuring, corporate and individual recoveries, mergers and acquisitions, Project Finance, Real Estate, Infrastructure, EPC, Power, Production Sharing and related Agreements. He also advises in Renewable Energy and Telecoms. 

  • Advising the Government on Developing a$3 billion integrated Coal and Iron Ore mines with Conversiom of Coal and Developing a Steel complex.
  • Advised an International Contractor on the bid to develop a $ 3.5 billion Power generation project.
  • Developed a Model PSA and Oil and Gas Law for Somalia under ADB Financing.
  • Development a new Enery Policy and Bill for the Government of Zanzibar.
  • Advising a major regional bank on a merger with another regional bank operating in East Africa 
  • Regular contributor to the Doing Business Report in Tanzania. 

  • Banking
  • Financial services regulatory.
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance

  • Banking
  • Energy
  • Insurance
  • Mining
  • Oil and gas

  • Admitted to the Bar, 1994.

  • Tanganyika Law Society, East African Law Society  and International Bar Association

  • LLB(Hons), University of Dar es Salaam, 1986 
  • MBA International Banking and Finance, Birmingham University, 1999