Rayson Elijah Luka

Head Corporate & Commercial Property Department

Mobile: +255 754 959 726
Email: raysonlucas@victoryattorneys.co.tz 

“Rayson possesses prodigious corporate expertise in assisting and managing several international and local clients.”

Rayson Elijah Luka is a proficient advocate with in-depth specialty in real estate, international trade & finance, agribusiness & food, intellectual property and non-for-profits. Rayson has a remarkable track record in providing assistance to  large multinationals in obtaining sector-specific licenses and fiscal and non-fiscal investment incentives under the Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) and the Export Processing Zones Authority (EPZA). He also plays a significant role in facilitating substantial cross-jurisdictional agri-produce (soy, cassava and maize) export deals between actors in Tanzania and China. 

Rayson possesses prodigious corporate expertise in assisting and managing several international and local non-governmental organizations.

Skillfully, Rayson handles corporate and white-collar criminal issues where he represents clientsclient in negotiation with  the office of Director of Public Prosecution, often securing favorable deals. Rayson’s  expertise also extends to Corporate Litigation particularly in commercial cases related to Winding Up, Corporate governance and protection of Minority shareholders. He has been instrumental adviser to companies in secretarial services, share structuring, conversion of loan and advance share capital to equity. 

Rayson also possesses Vast Knowledge on Legal Protections related to Belt and Road initiative and Construction of Africa Continental Free Trade as well as China Foreign Investment law, which makes him an exceptional advocate when dealing with Chinese Investors. He notably completed  the  8th Course on China-Africa Legal Exchange Programme hosted by China Law Society and co organized by Legal Exchange Centre, Tsinghua University of Foreign Studies and Guanghua Law School, Zheijang University.

Rayson is equally impressive, as he holds a Diploma in Specialized Course on International Economic Law and Police (IELPO) from the University of Barcelona, Spain. Additionally, he has earned accolades  for his participation in the European Law Society Association (ELSA) Moot Court Competition’s African regional rounds where he was bestowed with the best written submissions award in Africa and the esteemed ELSA Spirit Award.

  • Acted as a lead counsel in Facilitating Derivative Title through Export Processing zone to an Investor in acquisition of more than 63,000 acres, from village meetings, transfer from village land to general land, designation of land for Investment, Derivative Title.
  • Facilitated more than 150 land transaction relating to processing Title, Transfer, Surrender, transmission, assent, lost titles, Mortgages.
  • Providing Legal Guidance on registration, transfer of more than 500 Unit Title and represented real estate mogul such as Elite Residency, IT Plaza, Diamond Plaza, Richmond Tower, Sea Castle, Irish Residency and Reinaissance Plaza.
  • Acted as a legal counsel to the contractor in design and building a Port the project which was worth 40 Billion.
  • Company restructuring, corporate governance, corporate disputes (minority shareholders cases), for more than 200 companies.
  • Facilitated Export of Rice and Cement to Commoro through Office National d’Importation Commercialization Du Riz (ONICOR).
  • Took part in facilitating in obtaining approval to export cassava to china after approval by AQSIQ (the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine.)
  • Currently advising Agribusiness clients working in Avocado business in Iringa, and Njombe who exports their avocado through Kibidula Farm.
  • Currently acting as Legal Counsel in designing and implementing the Autonomous -Rail Rapid Transit (ART) project in Zanzibar.
  • Represented Construction companies to government Authorities High Level Meetings in claiming price adjustment, Gratia payment, IPC payment.
  • Currently working as the Lead Counsel and adviser to the Investor in Introduction and implementation of Offshore Banking System in Zanzibar.
  • Advised Motorbike Investment company on loan transaction and conversion of loan to equity, the Transaction was worth 21 Billions TZS.
  • Registration, compliance, dissolution and legal representation of more than 100 Non-Governmental Organizations both local and International NGOs.