Areas Of Practices
We provide a variety of legal services to meet our clients’ requirements. Our primary practice areas include Banking, Finance & Capital Markets, Corporate & Commercial, Investment, Dispute Resolution, Employment Industrial & Labor, Intellectual Property, Socio-Economic Development & Public Policy, Administrative & Constitutional, Gender Planning & Accountancy for Lawyers, Refugee, Insurance, Land & Real Estate, Capital Markets & Securities, Taxation, Family and Legal Research.
In addition to the above specialized legal fields, the firm has reputable experience in advising clients on Commercial Property and Conveyancing, Debt Recovery, Environment, Foreign Investments, Insolvency, Mineral and Mining, Private Equity Investment, Privatization and Divestitures and Procurement.
Banking, Finance & Capital Markets
Our lawyers advise on innovative international and domestic transactions in all manner of banking and finance transactions including term loans, revolving credit facilities, working capital facilities, syndicated lending, loan note programmes, the issue of bonds, debenture, charges, securitizations, project finance, sale and leaseback and the taking of security, preparation of related security documents and registration of such documents, financial markets and regulations, applications and processing of banking licenses and general advice on all aspects of commercial and investment banking.
Corporate & Commercial
Our corporate practice is available to advise you on a range of corporate matters including the formation of new companies, private equity investment, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, disposals, corporate governance, concessions and partnerships, insolvency related matters and also assists in the registration of foreign companies for the purpose of doing business in Tanzania. The firm also acts as company secretary to assist companies in meeting their compliance obligations as to statutory filings, issuing notices for statutory meetings, drafting resolutions, preparing minutes, and generally enabling companies to keep up to date with all statutory compliance requirements. Kings Law Chambers also advises on contract documentation, draws up financial/banking instruments, undertakes due diligence inquiries for intending investors and/or divestitures, etc. In addition the firm offers standby legal advice on various legal and extra-legal matters which arise in the day-to-day operations of corporate entities.
Projects & Project Finance
Kings Law Chambers has experience in structuring, documenting and negotiating international and national project financings. We offer considerable experience, depth of resource and breadth of knowledge. We work closely with financial and other advisers on projects to give a rounded service.
We act for owners, developers, designers, project managers, contractors, operators and consultants. We work in project finance sectors across the globe, including infrastructure, airports, highways and transportation schemes, oil & gas process or power schemes, mining, private finance initiatives and public private partnerships, and government services generally.
Our lawyers deal with all forms of dispute avoidance and resolution. The firm is able to undertake early neutral case evaluation using our knowledge and expertise to provide impartial and confidential assessment of each case. We work in close collaboration with each client, making every effort to arrive at a commercially acceptable solution.
We often help clients resolve disputes without recourse to expensive formal proceedings. The firm undertakes extra judicial mediation and conciliation assisting parties reconcile differences, especially commercial ones.
All the partners are members of the Bar and have right of audience in the High Court Tanzania and Court of Appeal of Tanzania. We have arbitration experience in many areas of international commerce, including joint ventures and sales contracts as well as construction. We also serve as arbitrators as well as counsel.
Employment, Industrial & Labor
Kings Law Chambers has experienced Employment and Labor specialist, with majority of lawyers who guide companies on both contentious and non-contentious labour matters. The Firm has successfully defended a number of public and private corporate employers involved in potentially expensive litigation brought by both employers and employees. Through advisory opinions, the Firm has also advised on companies adopting pro-active approaches to a wide spectrum of industrial relations problems. The Firm is also available to assist in drawing up employment contracts in line with Tanzanian labor laws, preparation of employment manuals, institution of disciplinary measures, termination of contracts of employment, redundancies/retrenchments, work permits for foreign employees, etc. It also assists in mediating employment disputes and defending labour cases instituted by employees against employers and likewise employers against employees.
Intellectual Property Rights
Kings Law Chambers advises clients in relation to intellectual property issues. The firm acts as a trademark agent responsible for trademark registration, trademark renewals, etc. The Firm has substantial experience in prosecuting and defending cases of breach of trademark, unlawful interference with copyright, infringement and other disputes arising in the intellectual property law area.
Land Law, Real Estate & Conveyancing
We provide our clients with comprehensive services on real estates, mortgages, transfers, transmissions, conveyancing, land dispositions, guarantees, liens registration of land instruments, due diligence on landed properties and litigation on land matters. Through our services and the highly skilled lawyers with extensive knowledge and expertise, we are able to save time and costs in finalizing real estate transactions. Other services on land matters includes:- advising on land holding structures and legalities; conveyancing of properties from acquisition, leasing, mortgaging, change of land use, creation of unit titles, easements; partition, consolidation of titles, subdivisions, surrender of titles, extension of title tenures; advising on development, procuring of building permits, Conducting due diligence, validation of assets, detect encumbrances, pledged as securities, creation and perfection of Security.
Our legal team is aligned with your unique goals and insurance concerns. Due to our lawyers’ deep understanding of the insurance/reinsurance markets and their respective applicable regulatory frameworks, we continually provide an innovative service that is geared towards commercial markets.
The breadth of our clientele base includes major insurance and reinsurance companies, local and overseas brokers, accountants, insurance agents, captives, financial and investment service providers, P&I club managers, HMOs, reinsurance intermediaries, state insurance regulators, trade associations, insolvency practitioners, debtors and creditors of insolvent insurers.
We advise on insurance and reinsurance matters including capital and balance sheet management, start-ups, corporate acquisitions and disposals, corporate re-organization, and regulatory compliance. Based on your requirements and our commercial understanding, the firm’s insurance team will provide the highest level of commitment and quality advice.