The vision of Abenry & Company, Advocates is to be the leading law firm in Tanzania. The Firm regards efficiency, responsiveness and a commercial approach to problem solving as vital to the provision of legal advice to its sophisticated client base. We aim to achieve our vision by having a specialist focus and ability to deliver timely and efficient legal services.
Abenry & Company, Advocates partnership started in 2006. Currently the Firm has 3 partners, and 8 associates. The background experience of each member allows Abenry to offer the best legal services in the country in all aspects of law. Abenry operates in Mainland Tanzania as well as in Tanzania Zanzibar.
Abenry is continuously exposed to and keeps pace with international legal standards. We are able to apply, and have experience applying those standards in Tanzania in dealings with the Government, Government institutions, banks and other commercial enterprises.
Our team of lawyers has over the years been involved in a number of corporate trans-
actions including private public partnerships, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property matters, capital market transactions, privatization projects, corporate restructuring and general advisory work. The Members have the requisite competency, knowledge, ability, and skill in handling legal matters.
“This firm frequently handles projects and M&A mandates, and is also highlighted for its intellectual property practice. It represents a range of clients, including financial institutions and players in the energy and telecommunications sectors” Chambers Global 2015
Although founded in year 2006, Abenry has been able to make a name of its own in Tanzania. This has been evidenced by the research made by Chambers Global “The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business”, from year 2006 to 2016 wherein Abenry is listed as one the leading law firms in Tanzania. It is further said that Abenry’s “is a team that you can rely on” and that “the lawyers are very professional and flexible, which are key qualities for any business.”
Lucy Henry Sondo, the Senior and Managing Partner, is recognised as a lawyer with “plenty of hands-on experience,” and is frequently engaged on matters such as project financing and PPP. She has been rated by Chambers Global for a number of years. In Chambers Global 2013 Lucy has been described as “very dedicated to her work” and “knows the marketplace well,” and is especially well regarded for her knowledge of electricity and infrastructure matters. She has also been described in Chambers Global 2015 as “very commercially minded and responsive.” In Chambers Global 2016 she is widely praised for her “strong commitment to delivery for clients, and valuable experience” in energy, regulatory and capital markets matters. Market commentators say: “Lucy is an excellent navigator of the intricacies of local practices and always cheerful and pleasurable to work with.”