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Firm Overview

FB Attorneys is a full service law firm based out of Dar es Salaam and brings with it a cumulative experience of over 70 years and a thorough knowledge of colloquial practices within the East African region. We cover all aspects of the law and specialise in Corporate and Commercial matters including Mining, Oil and Gas, Tax, Litigation, Banking, Competition, Real Estate, Intellectual Property Law and Land Law amongst others.

We are held in high esteem throughout the region and internationally. Our stellar reputation has been built on successfully handling complex business transactions that consistently require a high level of sophistication. Frequently relied upon by clients as the preferred law firm for demanding legal cases, FB Attorneys offers unprecedented legal advice on a variety of corporate and commercial matters.

The lawyers at FB Attorneys have established long-standing relationships with some of the leading financial institutions, government entities, not-for-profit organizations, and other prominent public and private sectors in East Africa and beyond. Additionally, they are also known for their skillful work in highly complex matters, offering breadth and excellence that is unrivalled across all practice areas. This multi-faceted approach enables the deliverance of effective and practical results to the firm’s clients.

Our experience

In response to increasing client demands, FB Attorneys has expanded its operations.  To ensure efficient and reliable delivery of services, the firm has a dedicated Corporate Relations department that is responsible for managing all client matters and enforcing quality assurance. The firm comprises a staff of well-established attorneys who possess a solid reputation known both locally and internationally, advising on corporate, commercial and litigation matters for clients in the following locations:

  • Africa
  • North, Central and South America
  • Europe
  • Australia
  • Middle and Far East
  • Asia

With a strong team that understands the intricacies facing commercial practices, the strategy of focusing on the corporate blueprint has yielded excellent results.  FB Attorneys has a proven track record of working on highly technical and advanced assignments for clients who are leaders in their respective industries and successfully delivering favourable results.

The firm’s merits are reflected in its inclusion in the top tiers in both the IFLR and Chamber rankings. A suite of sought-after clients have benefited from FB’s hard-won achievements.

Lawyers

Mustafa Chandoo
Advocate
Barrister at Law
Mustafa Chandoo is a Barrister, trained in England in the 60s and was called to the Bar by the Lincoln’s Inn in 1968. On his return he worked as a State Attorney in the Attorney General’s Chamber before moving back to work in the UK.

FAyaz Bhojani
Advocate BCom (McGill), LLB (London), LLM (Berkeley)
FAyaz is a graduate of world renowned Berkeley Law School at the University of California, Berkeley and has 17 years of experience in corporate affairs and heads the firm’s Corporate Law department.

Gaudiosus Ishengoma
Advocate LLB (UDSM)
Having worked as a state attorney for eight years, Ishengoma has broad experience in high value litigation cases. In his legal career spanning 22 years, he focuses on land law, mining law, and  contract law.

Firm Highlights

Directory Rankings: 

General Business Law ( Band 2) - Chambers and Partners

IFLR 1000 - Tier 1 - Financial and Corporate

IFLR 1000 - Tier 1 - Energy and Infrastructure

Legal 500 - Legal Market Overview (Tier 1)

Practice Areas

  • Arbitration
  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Finance and Capital Market
  • Competition Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Land Law
  • Mining
  • Oil and Gas
  • Project Finance and International Trade
  • Real Estate
  • Tax Law
  • Telecommunications