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  • +255 784 516 986
  • gd@tz.africalegalnetwork.com
  • 1st Floor, Opal Place, 77 Haile Sellasie Road, Masaki
    P. O. Box 79651 Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania

Geofrey Dimoso | Partner

Background

Geofrey Dimoso is a Partner at A&K Tanzania (formerly ATZ Law Chambers). Geofrey has over 15 years of experience in private practice having headed legal departments and served as company secretary for both local and multinational banks in Tanzania, including Azania Bank and most recently, Commercial Bank of Africa (Tanzania). He was responsible for advising senior management and the Board of Directors on various legal matters, including management of legal risks within the organisation and the development and implementation of good corporate governance principles and institutional reforms. His experience also includes undertaking legal due diligence within and outside Tanzania and working with various government agencies.

Geofrey has been a practicing Advocate of the High Court of Tanzania since December 2005 and holds a Master of Laws degree in Corporate and Commercial Laws and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. He is a certified director by the Commonwealth Centre for Corporate Governance (Kenya) and the Institute of Directors Tanzania, and serves as a member of various professional bodies, including the Tanganyika Law Society and East African Law Society. He also served as a member of the task force that was assigned to review the Tanzanian Land Act, 1999 which led to the enactment of the Mortgage (Special Provisions) Act, 2008 and the Regulations.

 

Professional qualifications

2005: Advocate of the High Court of Tanzania

2013: Master of Laws degree in Corporate and Commercial Laws, University of Dar es Salaam

2003: Bachelor of Laws degree, University of Dar es Salaam

 

Memberships

  • Tanganyika Law Society
  • East African Law Society

 

Career summary

MAY 2019 – DATE: Partner, A&K Tanzania

JAN 2018 – APR 2019: Head of Legal & Company Secretary, Commercial Bank of Africa (Tanzania) Limited

FEB 2007 – DEC 2017: Head of Legal & Company Secretary, Azania Bank Limited

AUG 2005 – JAN 2007: Legal Manager, Azania Bank Limited

JAN 2004 – JUL 2005: Legal Officer, Nyalali, Warioba & Mahalu Law Associates

JAN 2003 – AUG 2003: Intern, FK Law Chambers, Dar es Salaam

 

Areas of expertise

  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate Commercial
  • Legal Drafting
  • Mediation and Arbitration
  • Corporate restructuring
  • Employment

 

Languages

  • English
  • Kiswahili

 

Location

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania