Edson Ryan Mahalu
Edson is a focused resilient lawyer bringing to the firm creative strategies on intellectual property rights protection for some key actors in the tourism and telecommunications sectors.
Edson holds incomparable expertise in intellectual property law, particularly on copyrights management and licensing, he is also responsible for the firm’s in-house training and informative media presentations through (TVs and Radios) on various areas of law upon request.
Edson specializes in corporate & commercial law, environmental law, property law, with a touch of criminal law in white-collar crimes and cybercrimes
Before joining the firm, Edson has worked with Tanzania Electric Supply Company Limited (TANESCO)-Legal Department as a legal intern.
Edson mainly handles intellectual property licensing and franchising, prosecution, intellectual property rights acquisition search, general intellectual property litigation, tax advisory and strategic intellectual property management.
Edson has worked with the Libyan government on property restoration and company restructuring of a part-Libyan government owned hotel.
He has advised several multinationals in the tourism sector on environmental law compliance and tax compliance, additionally, he conducts corporate legal audit and devises tax compliance models for numerous non-for-profits.
He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) from the University of Dodoma and currently completing his Post-Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at the Law School of Tanzania.
AGRIBUSINESS & FOOD
ARBITRATION & LITIGATION
BANKING & FINANCIAL SERVICES
CAPITAL MARKETS & SECURITIES
COMPLIANCE & INVESTIGATIONS
CONSTRUCTION & PROCUREMENT
CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, RESTRUCTURING & INSOLVENCY
ECONOMIC AND ORGANIZED CRIMES LITIGATION/ PLEA BARGAINING
EMPLOYMENT & COMPENSATION
ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH & SAFETY
INSURANCE COVERAGE & RECOVERY
INTERNATIONAL TRADE & FINANCE
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
OIL & GAS
PROJECT DEVELOPMENT & FINANCE
CUSTOMER GOODS FOOD & RETAIL
ENERGY & NATURAL RESOURCES
HOTELS & LEISURE
TELECOMMUNICATIONS, MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY
MOOT COURT COMPETITION
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.