Lawyers

Nicholas Zervos (Founder Partner) is a senior commercial transactional lawyer with expertise in international corporate matters and project and structured finance, in particular in Tanzania, elsewhere in East Africa, United Kingdom and Central and Eastern Europe. Contact Nicholas on +255 752 66 77 66 or contact us by email.

Janet Ndyetabura (Senior Associate Lawyer) is working on commercial transactions, company formation, restructuring, mergers and acquisition, land acquisition and transfers, employment and immigration compliance, conducting due diligence on corporate, share acquisition and business restructuring and handling company secretarial matters. Contact Janet on +255 755 481 554 or contact us by email.

Geoffrey Gasper (Associate Lawyer) works on corporate, commercial, banking, litigation, energy and PPP law. Contact Geoffrey on +255 765 872 674 or contact us by email.

Habyalimana Mayeye  (Associate Lawyer) works on corporate and commercial law. Contact Habyalimana on +255 713 420 918 or contact us by email.

Clara Mramba (Senior Associate Lawyer) is a commercial lawyer with expertise in corporate matters and regulatory compliance in regulated business industries, in particular in Tanzania and in East Africa. Contact Clara on +255 754 237 200 or contact us by email.

Edmund Temu  (Junior Associate Lawyer) works on corporate and commercial law. Contact Edmund on +255 657 15 93 11 or contact us by email.

Frida Teye (Consultant, Dar es Salaam) has 17 years experience working in the port industry, specifically Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) working as a lawyer in the Legal and Management Departments.  She has been a registered advocate since 1998 dealing with in-house civil litigation, labour dispute, commercial contracts, public procurement, Board of Directors matters and good governance.  Frida is based in Dar es Salaam. Contact Frida on +255 754 266 133 or contact us by email.

Robert Phillips (Consultant, London) is a special consultant on PPP infrastructure to VELMA Law.  Robert was, until April 2006, a senior partner based in the London office of CMS Cameron McKenna. Since 1983 he has specialised in transactions involving private sector participation with particular emphasis on major infrastructure projects and capital projects in various sectors, including energy and transport.  Robert lives in London.

Peter Long  (Consultant, London) is a specialist contracts and construction lawyer with 36 years experience in contract drafting, litigation and arbitration. Peter lives in London and is currently a special consultant on contracts and construction law to VELMA Law.

David Ochieng ACIArb  (Consultant, Harare) is a commercial and general practice barrister based at the Harare Bar in Zimbabwe, and serves as an arbitrator in commercial disputes.  He was formerly admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Tanzania and spent a number of years practicing in Dar es Salaam and East Africa.  In addition to litigation work, he has experience advising on corporate transactions in Zimbabwe, Tanzania and Kenya, before commencing practice as a barrister in Harare in 2010.