Firm Overview

CRB AFRICA LEGAL is a corporate/commercial law firm based in Dar es salaam, Tanzania.

CRB AFRICA LEGAL is “making its mark” in Tanzania. The firm has carved out a sizeable market share of headline debt and equity capital markets transactions, primarily acting for issuers, and has also experienced an uptick in M&A and competition law mandates, advising on several major cross-border transactions. The firm has a broad experience in advising international clients which puts it in a vantage position to identify and address usual areas of concern and expectations.

The firm is on the panel of major banks in Tanzania including Barclays, Stanbic, and Bank M, and also has a strong telecoms sector focus. Key figures include founder and managing partner Charles Rwechungura, who is a big name for capital markets transactions, leading banking lawyer and dispute resolution specialist Cyril Pesha, and Pendo Shamte, who has an impressive record in the mining sector.

Teamwork is the hallmark of the firm and its vision is to become and remain a provider of a broad spectrum of high quality services to the satisfaction of clients.

The firm is duly registered as a partnership under the laws of Tanzania.


Best Corporate & Commercial Firm, Tanzania


Charles Rwechungura - Best Lawyer, Tanzania

Law Referal

International Law Referal


International Financial Law Review


Legal 500


General Business Law (Band 2) Chambers & Global


Charles Rwechungura
General Business Law (Band 1) Chambers & Global


Who's Who Legal

The legal services offered by our Firm are; but not limited to:


Oil & Gas

Environmental Law

Dispute Resolution/Commercial Litigation and Arbitration

Banking & Financial Law

Incorporation of Companies


Employment/Labour Law and Labour Disputes

Immigration Law

Capital Markets

Mergers and Acquisitions

Insolvency, Debt Recovery & Real Estate