Our Dar es Salaam team helps clients to invest and operate in East Africa

Clyde & Co has been advising on the legal and commercial aspects of doing business in East Africa for over 20 years and now is one of the largest international law firms in Tanzania.

Our Dar es Salaam team has particular expertise in the infrastructure, energy, natural resources, banking and finance sectors.






Legal professionals


Total staff

We are currently involved in a number of high profile, innovative projects such as the proposed Tanzanian LNG Plant and regularly advise corporate clients as both international and local counsel on high-value, cross-border project finance and M&A transactions, where the issues are complex and the structuring is crucial.

East Africa is poised for significant economic growth, fuelled by foreign direct investment in the energy sector and an increasing number of planned infrastructure projects. Increased investment will also in turn increase the number of transactions taking place.

Our unique offering allows us to deploy internationally qualified lawyers to work on-the-ground alongside local lawyers to provide an integrated Tanzanian and English legal service.

Additionally, our Dar es Salaam lawyers established the Regional Resource Centre to offer businesses a new approach to obtaining legal advice throughout the African continent, acting as a one-stop shop for all their legal needs with jurisdiction specific advice.

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Considered ‘top of the table’

Legal 500 2018

The ‘exceptional’ team has a fine record in projects, energy, infrastructure and construction, is a growing force in corporate and M&A, and is becoming a big name in dispute resolution.

Legal 500 2018

Experienced advising clients in the financial and projects industries on multi-jurisdictional mandates across Africa.

Chambers Global 2017

The lawyers are very proactive, and the firm has a great international presence. They are excellent.

Chambers Global 2017

Strong full-service offering with a particular focus on assisting clients with oil and gas, infrastructure and telecommunications mandates.

Chambers Global 2017

They always follow up with us and are very diligent. They are a breath of fresh air.

Chambers Global 2017

The firm gives us great advice and has great turnaround times.

Chambers Global 2017

Clyde & Co is one of the best in Tanzania for petroleum and mining. They combine local understanding and experience with the expectations of an international customer.

Chambers Global 2019

They deliver to a very high standard, providing good communications, fast turnaround and expertise in the local market.

Chambers Global 2019


Tanzania Law Firm of the Year

Chambers & Partners Africa Awards 2023

Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team of the Year (Large Sized Practice)

Africa Legal Awards (AFLA) 2022