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Libent Rwazo is a Partner at IMMMA Advocates and a practicing Advocate of the High Court of Tanzania. Libent counsels a broad range of clients in different industries in corporate finance, conveyancing, commercial & civil litigation, labour law, trade & service marks, receivership and land law.

Experience has included advising:

  • Clients in commercial and civil litigation
  • Tanesco on issue of acquisition of land and also represented Tanesco on various cases which emanated from the acquisition of land
  • Puma Energy Tanzania Limited after acquiring shares of BP Tanzania Limited
  • Puma Energy Tanzania Limited in the acquisition of land at Dege Somangila in Temeke
  • A client in negotiating and preparation of all documents to acquire the land in located Mukuranga District for building a cement factory
  • On issues of receiverships to prepare all legal documents and assisting the purchaser of all mortgaged properties to transfer the properties in their own names’ worth more than TZS10 billion
  • Colgate-Palmolive Tanzania Limited on issues of trade & service marks and to fight counterfeit goods in the market

Professional Qualifications

  • Advocate of the High Court of Tanzania and all Courts subordinate thereto (except Primary Courts)

Education

  • The University of Dar Es Salaam, LL.M in Corporate and Commercial Law (2017)
  • The Open University of Tanzania, Bachelor of Laws Degree (Hons) (2008)
  • The Law School of Tanzania, Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (2011)
  • The Institute of Judicial Administration-Lushoto, Diploma in Law (2003)

Prior Experience

  • May 2019 to date, Partner, IMMMA Advocates, DLA Piper Africa member firm in Tanzania
  • May 2015 to May 2019, Senior Associate – IMMMA Advocates                                                               
  • Dec 2011 to May 2015, Associate IMMMA Advocates                                                       
  • Oct 2008 to Dec 2011, Legal Officer                                                                                            
  • Jan 2005 to Oct 2008, Law Office Clerk

   Memberships

  • Tanganyika Law Society
  • East African Law Society

IMMMA Advocates newsletter

IMMMA Advocates is pleased to send another team member, senior associate Libent Rwazo for a secondment programme.