Forward thinking and commercial in our approach, with a recognised ability to deliver complex deals, the Firm handles the entire property ‘life-cycle’ from the initial acquisition, development, leasing, joint venturing and financing, through to the final exit.

With an integrated network of leading individuals, Jonas & Associates Law Chamber has the commitment, required resources, and know-how in order to assist on matters through out Tanzania’s major locations.

  • Arusha
  • Dar es Salaam
  • Dodoma
  • Mafia
  • Moshi
  • Mwanza
  • Mtwara

The Lawyers at Jonas & Associates Law Chamber have assisted Financial Institutions and Banks not establish their brands in Tanzania. Jonas & Associates Law Chamber lawyers provide ongoing legal advice to their clients on laws relating to Banking in Tanzania.

Jonas & Associates Law Chamber provide a full range of legal advice in relation to:

  • Perfection of securities
  • Syndicate lending
  • Asset finance
  • Project finance
  • Insolvency & restructuring
  • Offshore accounts
  • Private equity
  • Public and private partnerships
  • Security

The Firm has its own associate geologists, associates in construction, security & transportation companies, and associate banks willing to assist the Firm’s clients in the progression of their business and relationships.

Jonas & Associates Law Chamber deal with

  • Acquisition of licenses
  • Drafting and reviewing of contracts
  • Communicating with the Ministry of Mining and Energy

In respect to Energy Laws, the Firm advises petroleum, oil and gas companies in the negotiation of their contracts, compliance with the Tanzanian Laws, acquisition of oil blocks, obtaining licenses, drafting and reviewing contracts, arbitration and mediation.







The Lawyers at Jonas & Associates Law Chamber serve their clients, be it an Employer or an Employee, with diligence, professionalism and care. Employment Laws in Tanzania are not complex but often misused by many employers and employees.

In terms of the Employment Law Jonas & Associates Law Chamber will

  • Advise on Tanzanian Employment Laws
  • Draft & review employment contracts
  • Offer guidance of procedures stipulated under the Labour Laws
  • Chair or attend disciplinary hearings
  • Discounted Court Representations
  • Updates on changing Labour laws

Outdated and complex Intellectual Property Laws in Tanzania may be difficult to  interpret, but that’s where the Firm’s experienced lawyers come in. The Firm uses a very practical approach to deal with complex and outdated laws.

The Firm registers and renews:

  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Copyrights


  • Advise on intellectual property laws
  • Conducts searches
  • Represents clients in court and assists in the process of mediation and arbitration.

Jonas & Associates Law Chamber believes in safeguarding the interests of its clients and the value of their brand.

Mr Jonas E Nkya


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