Amne Suedi Kagasheki

Leaders in Law endorses Amne Suedi Kagasheki as our exclusively recommended Foreign Investment Law expert in Tanzania. If you wish to get in touch with Amne please use the contact information provided above.

Amne is the Founder and Principal of Shikana Law Group. She is an advocate, who counsels foreign investors, international organisations, multinational companies as well as SMEs on legal issues pertaining to specific sectors in Africa. In particular, she counsels foreign investors as they develop and expand their activities across Africa.

Amne combines a strong experience in finance and corporate law, having worked in asset and fund management as well as private equity funds for a total of five years as a legal adviser for Capital Dynamics and subsequently Pictet & Cie in Switzerland. She advised on offshore investments, optimal company structures in accordance to the objectives of the company, wealth and estate management, fund formation and structured products, fiscal law, financial and securities regulations of major financial markets and general legal considerations with regards to financing and financial products and cross-border company law matters.

She has acted as adviser to the East African Community (the “EAC”) and the World Trade Organisation (the “WTO”) and possesses a strong understanding of regional integration matters, particularly the economic law of regional integration, international trade as well as bilateral and multilateral negotiations.

Amne is experienced in conducting high-level mediation with ministries and government agencies on behalf of her clients.  Amne read her Bachelor degree and Master degree in Law at the University of Geneva, where she graduated with honours. She read her L.L.M. in International Trade and Financial law at University College London. She speaks English, French, Kiswahili and Spanish.

Shikana Law Group:

Shikana Law Group is an independent law firm based in Tanzania that specializes in commercial and business law and advises its clients operating in Africa on cross border legal issues, in particular, within the EAC and the SADC regions.

The Firm provides a wide range of services and is particularly renowned for its expertise and experience in cross border legal matters.  Shikana Law Group advises a diverse array of domestic and international clients from the private and public sectors providing critical insights to decision makers.

Leveraging on highly experience integrated team, Shikana Law Group provides in- country expertise to craft custom – tailored strategies for its clients.

Shikana Law Group is comprised of a team of lawyers with an international approach and the spoken languages within the firm include Kiswahili, English and French. The culturally diverse, dynamic and highly qualified team offers specialized and personalized advice in each case.

 

Sadock Magai

Leaders in Law endorses Sadock Magai as our exclusively recommended Banking & Finance Law expert in Tanzania. If you wish to get in touch with Sadock, please use the contact information provided above.

Sadock is the Managing Partner and head of the Banking and Finance practice at IMMMA. Sadock has been consistently voted as leading lawyer by IFLR’s and Chambers and Partners Global.

Sadock expertise includes transactional banking, corporate finance, debt capital markets, restructuring and receiverships and banking regulatory and compliance. He regularly represents banking institutions, both domestic and international, in secured and unsecured lending transactions including syndicated lending, project finance, personal property security, derivatives and equity finance. Sadock is also an expert on drafting all phases of commercial loan documentation including loan facility agreements, mortgages, debentures, assignments, guarantees and indemnities and security sharing agreements.

He is a regular contributor to “Getting the Deal Through” a Project Finance Journal that covers 38 jurisdictions worldwide and is published by the International Bar Association.

He was admitted to the bar in 1994.

Practice Areas

  • Banking
  • Corporate Finance
  • Securities
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation

Education

  • LLB (Hons) in Law from the University of Dar es Salaam
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Finance from the University of Strathclyde

Memberships

  • Tanganyika Law Society
  • East African Law Society
  • International Bar Association

Languages

  • English
  • Swahili

Firm Description

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.