LEXACTO ATTORNEYS, TRANSFORMING BUSINESS.

We have a team of corporate and commercial lawyers fully equipped to assist our clients in complex legal compliance issues in areas ranging from simple corporate compliance with authorities to multifaceted international commercial transactions. Our partners lead a dynamic team of litigators to represent our clients in court of laws and tribunals.

PRACTICE AREAS

We practice in the following areas:

Intellectual Property–  We provide legal services on issues involving trademarks, patents and copyright registrations in Tanzania and under international IP framework. We assist in protection, maintenance and enforcement of the already acquired IP rights, Renewal of the protection for registered Trademark, copyrights and Industrial design. We provide legal advice in trade secrets matters, negotiation of IP licenses, joint ventures and similar commercial transactions. Representation in IP disputes; including arbitration, mediation and in courts of law. We advise on issues of patents utility models, cross-jurisdiction protection of IP rights, industrial designs licensing, domain names and IP portfolio management.

Labour Laws and Employment Relations– The firm handles variety of labour issues including providing comprehensive labour advice on basic terms and conditions of employment in accordance with Tanzanian labour laws, compliance with social security requirements, work permit and resident permit, procedures for fair termination of employment. labour dispute litigation at the commission for mediation and arbitration High Court (Labour Division) and Court of Appeal of Tanzania.

Trust, Probate and Administration of Estate – In probate and administration of estates, we assist in estate planning and disposition, drafting and management of will, representation in petition for letters of administration and probate, formation and management of trusts.

Tax Advisory and Compliance – We assist our clients in complying with Tax Laws and Regulations as well as providing advisory services on direct and indirect taxes, and, all types of duties and levies.

Corporate Legal Services – In this area we assist our clients in implementation of corporate governance principles, Restructuring of companies, Mergers & Acquisitions, transaction documentation included, legal advisor for Mergers & Acquisitions transactions, due diligence compliance according to the scope of business, legal support for risk management, and company secretarial services.

Technology, Media and Telecommunication – We offer commercial legal advice across the full range Technology and telecommunication. Our advice covers: data management and privacy, mergers & acquisitions, outsourcing, cloud computing, licensing, general and sector-specific regulatory compliance, supplier and customer contracts drafting an vetting, anti-trust and IP aspects, procurement from global suppliers and contract negotiation, Due diligence and compliance with TCRA and other regulatory bodies, contract drafting and documentation, data protection and security.

Conveyance and Real Estate – We act for and on behalf of clients to acquire, transfer and register real property, due diligence services on properties, registration of mortgage and long-term leases, with the relevant authorities, acquisition and development of property, providing advice on and litigating in respect of all property-related matters.

Mergers and Acquisitions – Lexacto attorneys provide legal services in acquisitions and disposals, takeovers and mergers, private equity, corporate reorganizations, mergers, foreign direct investment, joint ventures, buyouts management, privatizations, distressed company and rescue arrangements and corporate governance

Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution  – We represent clients in courts and tribunal for civil and commercial litigation. We also assist in reconciliation, mediation and arbitration.