Law Exchange Associates
Infosys House, Plot No. 17 Mwindu Lane Off Burundi Road Kinondoni, Ada Estate P.O. Box 33861, Dar es salaam, Tanzania.
Law Exchange Associates is a Corporate and Commercial full-service law firm providing innovative legal solutions to its domestic as well as international clients. It is a full-service law firm that constitutes of several advocates, legal consultants, and several paralegal and administrative staff. The firm was established in 2015. The founding member of our firm is Mr. Patric David Mapenzi Mhina (Esq), who is currently the chairman and managing partner of the firm.
The firm’s client base includes local, national, and international companies across a broad range of sectors, ranging from emerging business to multi-nationals, as well as public sector organisations. As a new generation law firm, we have faced the challenges of empowerment and transformation by taking a leading role through the creation of a new generation multi-disciplinary law firm that addresses the needs of their clients following a holistic approach. We acknowledge diversity and equal opportunity as key issues for meaningful and sustainable participation.
The firm’s main office is in the city of Dar es salaam, which is the business centre of Tanzania and another subsidiary office at the prestigious and tourism environs of the clove Island in Zanzibar.
Patric David M. Mhina is an Advocate of the High Court of Zanzibar, Advocate of the High Court of Tanzania, and an accredited Mediator. He has an experience of over 15 years in Manufacturing & Beverage industries as well as in Construction Sector. He is a founder and Managing partner at Law Exchange Associates but also, in-house Legal Manager at PepsiCo Tanzania. He holds a master’s degree in intellectual property laws from the University of Dar es salaam School of Law, a Bachelor of Laws degree, and a Post graduate Diploma in legal practices from the Law school of Tanzania and a bachelor’s degree in human resources management from the Open University of Tanzania. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Taxation from the institute of Tax Administration as well a Post Graduate Diploma in Med/Arb from the Institute of Social Work.
His area of specialization includes but not limited to intellectual property laws, tax laws, Insurance laws, labour & employment law, contracts law, Human resources & strategic management, Mediation and Arbitration laws (Med/Arb).
He is also a member of professional bodies like; East African Law Society (EALS), Tanganyika Law Society (TLS), Zanzibar Law Society (ZLS) and Maritime Law Association of Tanzania (MLAT)
The firm has associate lawyers to enable dealing with matters across the country and globally under one umbrella. The firm offering a large portfolio of legal services by a team of seasoned practitioners consisting of experienced, dynamic, enterprising, and innovative legal experts having outstanding academic and professional records. One of the attributes of the firm includes its resolve to provide amicable and effective solution-oriented services in a timely manner to its clients and put efforts to be universally recognized as a full-service law firm
AREAS OF EXPERTISE AND PRACTICE:
Law exchange Associates offer a diversity of expertise in all areas of major practice. We are a full-service law firm with leading expertise in various areas of Law in Tanzania & Zanzibar. The partners offer a full complement of Legal Services in the following fields of law: –
- – Property and Conveyancing Law
- – Corporate and Commercial Law
- – Tax Law
- – Competition Law
- – Contracts Law
- – Labour and Employment Law
- – Insurance Law
- – Intellectual property law
- – Notarial Practice
- – Family Law
- – Banking and Finance Law
- – Energy Law
- – Probate, Succession and Trusts
- – General Litigation/Alternative Dispute
- – Resolution/Consultancy on matters of law
- – Entertainment Law.
In areas of business development, we have an expert who can diversify their professionalism into realism when a clients request an advice regarding to taxation, transfer pricing, account, and finance as well as strategic Human Resources management. We further render other services in accordance with the client’s preference and need, depending on the field of specific discipline
VISION’S & MISSION
Our firm’s vision is to provide legal services to all businesses, institutions, or persons, to offer practical solutions to our clients and to be universally recognized as a full-service law firm. We undertake to embrace our client’s needs and address them soundly by offering turn-around time, to enable them to make informed decisions.
We have a reputation for providing exceptional legal services. We are renowned for our commitment to excellence and for our ability to find innovative solutions to the most complex of legal problems which our clients recognize and value.
We strongly believe that a trusted relationship is built on the foundation of shared values and a deep understanding of our clients’ needs. Thus, we blend professional expertise with the business objectives of our clients and develop a strong grasp of their businesses before coming up with a solution.
PATRIC DAVID MAPENZI MHINA
FOUNDER & MANAGING PARTNER