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IMMMA Advocates

IMMMA HOUSE PLOT NO 357, UNITED NATIONS ROAD UPANGA, PO BOX 72484 DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA
Tel:
Work +255 22 2111 622
Fax:
Fax +255 22 2111 621
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Web:
www.immma.co.tz
IMMMA Advocates, Fatma Amani Karume, Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA

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Fatma Amani Karume

Tel:
Work +255 22 211 1622
Email:
DLA Piper LLP (US)

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Litigation Partner

Position

Fatma Karume is a partner at IMMMA Advocates. Her areas of practice include commercial litigation, judicial review, tax disputes, arbitration, winding-up, receivership, company law, intellectual property law and media l w.

Career

Fatma was involved in the merger between Karume & Co and IMMMA 2007, Founder of Karume & Co, Advocates 2004, junior Partner, Mkono & Company, Advocates 2000- 2003, Pupil, 5 Raymond Building, Gray’s Inn, London 1998, Of the Middle Temple, Barrister since 1998, Associate, Mkono & Company, Advocates, 1996, Advocate, High Court of Zanzibar since 1994, apprenticed as State Attorney, Attorney General’s Chambers, Zanzibar, 1993 and apprenticed as State Attorney, Attorney General’s Chambers, Dar es Salaam, 1992.

Languages

English, Swahili & French

Member

Bar Council of England and Wales Law Society of Zanzibar Tanganyika Law Society

Education

Degree of the Utter Bar, Middle Temple, London, 1998 Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Legal Skills, Inns of Court School of Law, 1998 LLM, London School of Economics, 1997 Diplome de Sciences Juridiques, Universite de Strasbourg, 1991 LLB (Hons), University of Sussex, 1992


Tanzania

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IMMMA Advocates is the Tanzania member of DLA Piper's Africa network. It has a high degree of integration with the international firm and its associated members with fairly regular secondments of team members to other parts of the network, particularly the UK offices. Projects and energy in particular has resulted in fruitful collaborations between the Tanzania office and colleagues elsewhere. Led by the immensely respected Sadock Dotto Magai, the Dar es Salaam team acted for a consortium of Ferrostaal Industrial Projects, Haldor Topsoe and Fauji Fertilizer Company, along with the Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation, on a joint venture to develop and establish a $2bn ammonia/urea fertilizer plant. It also advised Bank of Africa Group and the Bank of Africa (Tanzania) on the restructuring of the bank. Protase Rwezahura Ishengoma is another recognised specialist in project finance, energy and oil and gas projects, and has received numerous engagements from the government of Tanzania. Fatma Amani Karume is recommended for disputes and competition law matters; she is 'very impressive' and 'very good at what she does'. Gaspar Nyika is noted for tax disputes.

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