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IMMMA Advocates
IMMMA House, Plot No. 357,
United Nations Road, Upanga,
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Tel: +255 22 211 1622
Fax: +255 22 211 1621



Investment; Conveyancing; General Corporate; Infrastructure; Insurance; Social Security; Banking and Finance; Intellectual Property; Business Formation; Mergers and Acquisitons, Company Law; Energy & Gas, Telecommunications; Real Estate; Labour and Employment; Legislative drafting


Born in Bukoba , Tanzania , August 31, 1960.tted, 1994, Tanzania .


University of Dar Es Salaam (LL.B., Hons., 1986); Birmingham University (M.B.A., International Banking and Finance, 1999).


Mr. Protase R. G. Ishengoma is rated by Chamber’s Global in band 1 as one of the top 3 General Business lawyers in Tanzania. Mr. Ishengoma is an active member of the Tanganyika Law Society and the East African Law Society and currently Managing Partner of the Firm.

State Attorney, 1986.
Senior Legal Counsel, National Development Corporation, 1986-1994.
Chief Legal Counsel & Fund Secretary, Parastatal Pensions Fund, 1994-1997.


Tanganyika Law Society ( Past Council Member);
East African Law Society.


English and Swahili.

Ishengoma, Karume, Masha & Magai Advocates:

IMMMA is part of DLA Piper Group, an alliance of legal practices, with offices in Dar es Salaam and Mwanza.

IMMMA is a medium sized corporate law firm with 20 lawyers, including 7 partners, 1 senior associate, 6 associates and 6 legal consultants providing a wide range of legal services, including banking and finance, project finance, securities, natural resources law, privatization and acquisition of parastatal corporations, infrastructure development, telecommunication and transport divestiture, privatization, mergers and acquisitions, security documentation, insurance and social security matters, employment as well as admiralty law, taxation matters and energy and gas.

In addition to the above areas, the Firm has one of the leading litigation departments in Tanzania and actively supports its corporate clients in their legal needs.

IMMMA has a wide range of corporate clients, from big banking and insurance corporations to well known mining conglomerates in Tanzania . IMMMA has played a key role in the privatization of a number of key parastatals, both as Counsel for Government and on behalf of investors and have participated in a number of merger and acquisition transactions.

In 2008, the Firm was ranked as number one General Business Law Firm by Chambers and Partners Global. In 2007 and 2008 respectively, the Firm was ranked number two Financial and Corporate law firm by the international Financial Law Review (IFLR1000). The Firm’s commitment to clients service and delivery is paramount and IMMMA is selective in its acceptance of new corporate clients to maintain this excellent reputation.

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