Corporate and Commercial Law

Standard Attorneys is a leading advisor on all aspects of doing business in Tanzania and East Africa. We advise a wide spectrum of clients on the intricacies of setting up business in East Africa and the legal ramifications of all the peripheral issues involved in the process. Examples of the issues with which the firm deals with are: researching the forms of businesses allowed in the jurisdiction; structuring the business to conform to both the client’s and the jurisdiction’s requirements; negotiating and drafting the relevant agreements; and obtaining necessary documents and licenses from the appropriate authorities, to name just a few. Our law firm also advises its clients on more specific corporate and commercial issues. We monitor the local daily newspapers and the official Gazette of Tanzania for items of interest to our clients and items that may affect our clients’ business dealings. Additionally, we monitor the legislative processes and notify our clients of recent enactments that may be of relevance to them. We assist foreign investors in structuring the appropriate form of business and in negotiating and setting up commercial presence region-wide. The firm also regularly acts as the outside counsel for financial institutions for all aspects of their corporate legal work. We also help negotiate, and draft relevant agreements and obtain necessary documentation and licenses. The firm’s clients range from small private businesses to major companies, in a myriad of commercial, corporate and agency transactions.
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