The firm plays an active role in the development of law in the energy sector through its role in providing advice to major corporate clients involved in the oil and gas industry. The firm has widely-regarded expertise in Tanzania hydrocarbon law, allowing us to offer clients all the legal and fiscal assistance necessary in Tanzania.
The firm is actively involved in the mining industry, in advising existing mining companies, as well as incumbent mining companies. The partners have extensive knowledge on gold and diamond mining. Our firm assists clients across all aspects of the mining industry in Tanzania from extraction to processing.
Oil and Gas
The firm has extensive experience in legal and regulatory framework in Tanzania relating to oil and gas matters having advised multinational stakeholders in the industry. including Ophir Energy, British Gas in successfully negotiating production sharing agreements with the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania and providing them with high level legal advice on the laws and regulations applicable to the upstream petroleum industry.
Abenry is conversant with the complex regulatory regime that governs our clients’ businesses. We also keep contact with the Regulator to understand the thinking and the expectations of the regulator in this complex environment where the capital market is in its infancy stage.
Capital Market and Securities
We represent clients in sophisticated and innovative capital-raising transactions. We combine our deep knowledge and experience in capital markets transactions with detailed knowledge of securities transactions, regulatory compliance, and corporate governance issues. These include initial public offerings, public and private equity and investment-grade and high-yield debt offerings, securities exchange listings, and foreign exchange.
Banking and Finance
Abenry advises banks and financial institutions among others on banking and securities laws, trade finance, project finance and syndicated lending.
Mergers and Acquisitions
We offer clients legal advice at all stages of mergers and acquisition including reviewing all the necessary regulatory approvals, drafting contracts relating to the transactions.
Employment, Labour and Immigration
Abenry represents clients on various employment and labour related matters including providing different legal opinions on disciplinary hearing procedures, termination, it also drafts employment contracts for clients. Abenry represents clients in courts of law regarding labour related matters.
Abenry has a bundle of experience and knowledge on communications law. It has been in the forefront in advising on legal aspects relating to telecommunications, broadcasting and postal services. Abenry advises clients in Tanzania and those who plan to do business in Tanzania on all facets of telecommunications law and policy. In particular, the firm provides advice to international as well as local clients on telecommunication regulation, restructuring, liberalization, and privatization.