Wildlife, Tourism & Leisure

Victory Attorneys & Consultants recognizes diversity in legal issues involved in the sector and assists clients in securing permits including hunting permits, facilitating franchising, joint ventures, securing investment incentives for rehabilitation projects, advising on

AVIATION INDUSTRY

We offer corporate services ranging from registration of airlines and private air charter companies aviation, facilitating license procurement from authorities, conducting legal health check on compliance

FINANCIAL SERVICES

We are better placed to assist clients by providing a wide range of services to banks & microfinance institutions, insurance companies and asset managers on matters revolving around private equity, mergers & acquisitions

REAL ESTATE

Our real estate team is devoted to assist clients throughout the lifespan of their business. We provide tailor-made services in areas in areas revolving around disposition of rights over real estate ventures, tax efficiency, planning and development, regulatory compliance

INDUSTRIALS

Our dedicated team is well versed with the sector-specific requirements in offering effective resolutions. Our clients in the industrials sector include players in the manufacturing, automotive and chemicals manufacturing business

ENERGY & NATURAL RESOURCES

Our energy team comprises of professionally trained and experienced lawyers who are apt in handling the ever-changing legal and regulatory frameworks on compliance in Tanzania. We consult operators, regulators and investors in the industry on peculiarities of the

CONSUMER GOODS, FOOD & RETAIL

Our practice ranges on trademark/service mark registration, corporate and commercial compliance, employment and human resource, mergers and acquisitions, contracting and joint ventures. We also assist clients in creating transfer pricing mechanism and in

TELECOMMUNICATIONS, MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY

Victory Attorneys & Consultants works with some of the leading service providers in the telecommunications and ICT sector. Our telecoms team works with telecoms infrastructure and smart devices manufacturers, designers, developers and sellers in Tanzania.

INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS

We provide legal assistance to clients from the inception of infrastructure development projects to other ancillaries such as asset and project financing, procurement, construction, mergers & acquisitions, insolvency management and corporate restructuring.

Making an Impact Across the Legal Industry

  • We constantly play a substantial role in influencing certainty in the procedural rules governing registration of companies, NGOs, Trusts and Societies in the country.
  • We have greatly influenced plea bargaining proceedings in the country through publications and greatly assisting clients in attaining the best plea deals

Latest Legal Updates

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Enforcement Structure and Complaint Mechanisms (Article 9)

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Permissible Personal Data Breaches (Article 8)

Permissible Personal Data Breaches (Article 8)

PART 10: PERMISSIBLE PERSONAL DATA AND PRIVACY RIGHTS’ INFRINGEMENTS Edith Michael Mtweve   10.1 The Concept of Permissible Data Protection and Privacy Breaches   Data protection and privacy cannot be absolute, there are circumstances which call for disregard to...

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RESTORING OF BAHARI BEACH HOTEL

We have managed to advice and work with the government of Libya through its investment company LAICO in restoring its property in Tanzania the Bahari Beach Hotel Limited.

HANDLING CLIENTS ON USAID PROJECTS AND EU FUNDS

We have managed to advise over 20 International and Local NGOs and other not-for-profit entities on legal and regulatory compliance, most especially in the advent of legal 2019 amendments. Our firm boasts experience in handling clients on USAID projects and EU funds.

SECURED THE BEST PLEAS DEALS WITH THE DIRECTOR FOR PUBLIC PROSECUTION (DPP)

We have secured the best pleas deals/plea agreement with the office of the Director for Public Prosecution (DPP) for clients in the Banking & Finance, Telecoms and Wildlife, Tourism and Leisure industries.

HANDLING LIQUIDATION FOR THE FIRST INSURANCE COMPANY

We have created a precedent on Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency through handling liquidation for the first insurance company undergoing voluntary winding up.

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Augustine Dominic Shio

Managing Partner

Augustine Dominic Shio is also known as Mr Shio is a highly sought-after and widely recognized criminal law expert with more than 30 years of experience advising and assisting corporations and individuals charged with white-collar crimes.

Overview

Before founding the firm Mr Shio held several positions in the public sector, he served as a Principal State Attorney at the Attorney General’s Chambers, Legal Advisor at the President’s Office (Commission for Enforcement of the Leadership Code), Director of Legal Services and Complaints at the Ministry of Home Affairs and retired as a Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions at the Directorate of the Public Prosecutions.

Mr Shio is a recipient of the Presidential Medal for his distinctive public services and ethics of the highest order. His distinguished aptitude in handling complex criminal cases, particularly money laundering, economic and organized crimes has enabled the firm to handle high profile criminal cases in Tanzania.

Practice Focus

As the firm’s head of the Financial & Organized Crimes Department, Mr Shio represents corporations and individuals in the telecoms, media & ICT, mining, oil & gas and banking sectors in high profile criminal cases. He has advised and prepared legal compliance models and for large scale agribusiness operators, public listed companies and securities dealers and brokers in line with sector-specific laws.

He possesses vast experience in advising multinational corporations on money laundering and tax evasion throughout the life span of their commercial transactions.

Mr Shio has represented clients in major plea bargaining negotiations at the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions. He is renowned for closing some of the best pleas deals in the country on behalf of many locals and expatriates charged with money laundering, economic and organized crimes and cybercrimes. Additionally, Mr Shio consults and assists criminally charged individuals to secure pre-trail and post-trial bail on serious criminal charges.

Education

Mr Shio holds a Bachelor’s Degree (LL.B Hons) from the University of Dar es Salaam, Certificate in Criminal Justice and Treatment of Offenders from the United Nations Institute (Fuchu, Japan). He is a certified criminal law expert in Money Laundering and Terrorism.