Gerald’s highly praised sharp intellect has on several occasions landed the firm major recommendations on capital intensive projects in the mining industry.
Gerald is an accomplished lawyer with more than 8 years of progressive experience in corporate law, tax law, human rights law, international trade & finance law, mining law, banking & finance law. He is a distinguished consultant having participated in major consultancy projects commissioned by the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania, multinational corporations, local and International NGOs.
Being a practicing advocate and a lecturer of law at the University of Dar es Salaam complements his practice, adding to the firm valuable skillset in corporate investigation and research for operators in the mining, banking, and insurance industries.
Gerald counsels mining investors and dealers on licensing, he assists mining conglomerates in contract negotiation and renegotiation, intellectual property rights licensing and franchising. He works with in house lawyers and auditing firms engaged by players in the banking and non-for profits industries in handling complex tax issues.
Gerald has advised some key players in the industrials sector on commercial feasibility of debt financing for enterprise expansion. Additionally, he has rendered services to local agribusiness and food companies in facilitating asset financing with local banks
He heads the firm’s international trade & finance practice advises on export & import undertakings, custom issues, international trade agreements, licensing, marine commerce, International Trade & Finance due diligence
He holds Bachelor’s degree in law (LL.B Hons) & a Master’s of Laws degree (LL.M) from the University of Dar es Salaam. He also holds Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (PGDL) from the Law School of Tanzania. Currently he is pursuing PhD in Law at the University of Dar es Salaam. He graduated first in his class and received numerous academic awards.
His academic excellence has been equally translated into practical excellence.
Professional Associations & Memberships
- Tanganyika Law Society
- East Africa Law Society
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.