About us


IMMMA Advocates is a leading, full service corporate and commercial law firm in the United Republic of Tanzania, with a multi-disciplinary team of lawyers working on various areas of practice. Through our extensive experience as a firm combined with that of our lawyers, independently, we have established a strong market knowledge not only in Tanzania but also in the African continent. We deliver legal services to a broad range of clients across numerous sectors.

We provide legal services to clients in banking and finance, private equity, energy, infrastructure, oil and gas, mining and minerals, telecommunications, hospitality and leisure, insurance, Arbitration and dispute resolution and Pro bono.

Five Pillars
Our Clients

We believe that understanding our client’s business is key in assisting us to better comprehend their business needs.

Our Team

We understand the importance of being friendly, accessible and transparent and we uphold these qualities with pride.

Our Dedication

We strive to provide professional, client-focused services that provide sound legal and business advise in an excellent turnaround time.

Our Solutions

Our approach is to create effective solutions that result in maximum transaction value whilst attenuating risk.

Our Commitment

We are commited to maintaining transparency and delivering value driven results to all our clients.

Our values

As a DLA Piper Africa member firm, IMMMA Advocates believes on the following values

Our Clients

  • We believe the interest of our clients are at the very heart of our business, and we strive to achieve excellence in everything we do for them.
  • We believe in long term relationships with our clients based on openness and honesty.
  • We respect and meet our obligations as professionals.

Our People

  • We value diversity and respect for the individual.
  • We believe in teamwork for the good of the firm and our clients.
  • We believe in the development of all our people and reward achievements fairly.

Our Communities

  • We believe in active participation in the wider community as individuals and as a firm.
Global Reach

IMMMA Advocates is a member of DLA Piper Africa, a Swiss Verein whose members are comprised of independent law firms in Africa working with DLA Piper.

DLA Piper is a global law firm operating through various separate and distinct legal entities. Further information on DLA Piper Africa can be found at www.dlapiper.com/africa. www.dlapiper.com/africa.

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Market Recognition

IMMMA’s work has not gone unnoticed and the Firm has received several international recognitions as a leading business law firm. Below is a highlight of some of these recognitions:

  • Chambers Global ranks IMMMA in Band 2 in General Business Law category (2015 - 2019). The 2019 edition says “A member of DLA Piper Africa, this highly regarded practice provides a full-service offering including expertise in both contentious and non-contentious matters.
    Highlighted for its notable work for financial institutions, as well as clients in the mining, energy and telecommunications sectors.

    The commercial practice includes experience in restructuring, project finance and cross-border transactions.” Strength " Clients are impressed by the service: "We gave them the file, they went and reviewed it and took ownership of our concerns, understood and advised us. We were very much impressed." Also, another source praised the firm as "a solid institutional business" full of "top lawyers doing large volumes of work."

  • IFLR1000 ranks the firm in Tier 1 in Project Development (2019), Tier 2 in Financial and Corporate (2019), and Tier 1 in Energy and Infrastructure sector (2015-2017).

  • Legal 500 ranks IMMMA Tier 1 in Legal market overview. (2015 & 2019).