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About LawCastles

LawCastles is a Tanzanian law firm specializing in providing services to foreign individuals, companies and other entities in selected areas of corporate and commercial law and providing business support services. LawCastles has a strong working relationship with government departments such as Tanzania Investment Centre, Contractors Registration Board, Engineers Registration Board, Architects and Quantity Surveyors Registration Board, Ministry responsible for labor and employment, Tanzania Revenue Authority, Companies' Office, Trademark Office, Patents Office, Ministry of Energy and Minerals, Energy and Water Regulatory Authority, Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs, Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority, Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority, Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority, Surface and Marine Transport Regulatory Authority, Geological Survey of Tanzania, Fair Competition Commission, and the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Investment. Moreover, LawCastles has a good relations with various not for profit commercial associations such as Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture.

The firm was founded in 1999 in Dar es Salaam by three former university classmates. LawCastles is a well-established reputation in the areas of Construction Law, Oilfield Services Law, Public Procurement, Oil and Gas Law, Project Development and Finance, Intellectual Property Services, Mergers and Acquisition, Commercial Lending, and Commercial Arbitration. The bulk of LawCastles’ business comes from outside Tanzania and most of it comes from best-known global organizations and corporations to start up companies.

LawCastles is a contributor of the Tanzanian Chapter in the “World Arbitration Reporter”. The World Arbitration Reporter is the respected treatise which provides guidance to international arbitration. It is the only integrated reference work containing detailed commentary and analysis on national legislation from more than 100 countries as well as information on the rules of procedure of more than 100 international and national arbitral institutions and the leading international arbitration treaties and agreements.  Lawcastles also contributes Tanzanian and Zanzibar Chapters in the looseleaf work “Legal Aspects of Doing Business in Africa” which provides coverage for over 28 jurisdictions in Africa on the requirements and considerations for doing business and investing in African countries.

Our particular focus is to assist international clients through offering them high quality services that are cost-effective and that stand the test of time and competitor challenge. We respond promptly to all inquiries and we always surprise our clients for timely and prompt response. Unless your inquiry entails conducting further research, we respond to all e-mail enquiries within one (1) business day. Business days in Tanzania are Monday to Friday, 08:00 to 17:00 East African time (GMT+3). With LawCastles, you will not miss your deadlines.

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5th Floor, ABSA House, Ohio Street, P.O. Box 78934, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Phone: +255 22 2124127 - Mobile: +255 750 309344 - Fax: +255 22 2124128