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Supporting your needs in Tanzania

Posted: 23rd September 2020

Dentons in Africa

Africa presents some of the most dynamic markets in the world. At a time of growth, positive change and new opportunities on the continent, you need an innovative team with deep experience to help you achieve your goals. To meet the evolving needs of business, government and international institutions in Africa, Dentons connects clients with
talent through our offices in Cairo, Cape Town, Casablanca, Johannesburg, Kampala, Mombasa, Nairobi and Port Louis and following the launch of our combinations in the coming months, also in Harare, Luanda, Lusaka and Maputo.

In 2020 Dentons announced our intent to combine with East African Law Chambers (EALC), a leading firm in Dar esSalaam (Tanzania) the largest country within the East African region, the fastest growing region on the continent.
Tanzania borders Kenya and Uganda building out our East Africa regional offering. The Port of Dar es-Salaam, in the capital city, services, together with the Port of Mombasa in Kenya, approximately 98% of East Africa’s trade. Tanzania is one of the 10 largest recipients of foreign direct investment (FDI) on the continent and, according to
UNCTAD’s 2020 World Investment Report, FDI reached US$1.1 billion in 2019. Investors are attracted to the country’s mining sector, oil and gas industry, and the agricultural products sector, which includes coffee, cashew nuts, and tobacco.

Introducing East African Law Chambers East African Law Chambers

(EALC) was established in 2005 and is now the largest law firm in Tanzania. EALC provides a complete range of legal and tax services and has a well-established network within the East African region.

EALC is a team of 18 lawyers led by five young, dynamic and highly qualified Partners, each one a well-experienced leader within their respective field of practice. The firm has achieved a strong reputation in the legal market and is ranked as a leading firm by Chambers and Partners 2020, in addition to recognition received from IFLR 1000 and Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2020. EALC is recognized in the market for its unrivaled expertise in banking and finance, competition law, mergers & acquisitions, corporate law, dispute resolution, mining, oil & gas, telecommunications and tax law.

What others say about EALC

East African Law Chambers (EALC) has a fine record in domestic and East Africa transactions. The firm has an excellent record in energy and infrastructure projects, telecoms transactions and natural resources issues. –The Legal500

EALC was established in 2005 and is a corporate commercial firm that provides “excellent services and prompt and high-quality work.” Peers comment that this is a practice of “really strong lawyers.” – Chambers and Partners Global Guide

EALC is “growing very fast in terms of services and capacity” it is “one of the best teams in Tanzania.” – The Legal500

Well-established and respected team of corporate lawyers and litigators, consulted on issues from mining regulatory advice, to projects and energy, and technology law. Relied upon by international clients and law firms alike to provide “boots on the ground” domestic services. – Chambers and Partners Global Gui

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