Waziri Mchome

Waziri Mchome

Senior Associate
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Overview
  • Experience

Overview

Waziri Mchome is a senior associate in our Dar es Salaam office.

He is a commercial litigation lawyer specializing in labour, tax, corporate, commercial, banking, insurance, public and natural resources law.

He also has extensive experience in arbitration and general commercial litigation, in providing legal consultancy services geared towards institutional law and policy reforms and has practiced as an advocate for over 20 years.

During his career, he has been involved in a wide range of regulatory matters including local and international arbitration proceedings for public utilities and other facilities built through public-private finance initiatives.

Waziri is a member of Tanganyika Law Society and East African Law Society. He has LLB (Hon) and LLM degrees from the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Specialist Services

Relevant Experience

Waziri has extensive experience including:

  • Representing Royal Insurance in local arbitration proceedings regarding a USD 3 million claim.
  • Acting for Engen Petroleum Tanzania Ltd in more than 30 cases involving debt recovery filed against customers who had defaulted in paying.
  • Acting for CRDB Bank Ltd in suits by and against the bank including suits of debt recovery.
  • Acting for Consolidated Holding Corporation in cases which had been filed by and against the National Bank of Commerce including cases of debt recovery.
  • Advising Bank M Tanzania Ltd on the establishment of a banking business in Tanzania and all ongoing compliance and regulatory requirements including representing the bank in legal proceedings.
  • Acting for Akiba Commercial Bank Ltd in suits filed by and against it including cases of loan recovery
  • Acting on behalf of Tanzania Harbours Authority (Now Tanzania Ports Authority) in cases filed by and against it.
  • Advising and acting on behalf of the National Housing Corporation in cases filed by and against it.
  • Advising Serengeti Breweries Ltd on various matters and acting on behalf of the company litigations.
  • Advising Tanzania Breweries Limited Ltd on various natters and acting for the company in litigation.
  • Advising and acting for Excellentcom Tanzania Ltd in winding up proceedings in the High Court of Tanzania.
  • Advising and acting for MIC Tanzania Ltd in different courts and Tribunals.
  • Advising and acting for SBC Tanzania Ltd in various cases.
  • Advising and acting for Spencon Services Ltd in various cases.
  • Advising and acting for Inertia Ltd in various cases.
  • Advising and acting for Equador Ltd in various cases including its case with the National Development Corporation in the Tribunals and courts of law including the Court of Appeal of Tanzania.
  • Advising and acting for Barrick Exploration Africa (T) Ltd and its subsidiaries in various cases.
  • Advising and acting for African Barrick Gold Ltd in various cases.
  • Advising and Acting for Barrick Gold Corporation in various cases.
  • Advising and acting for North Mara Gold Mine Ltd in various cases.
  • Advising and acting for Intermarine Tanzania Ltd in various cases.
  • Advising and acting for Yuasa Battery (E.A.) Ltd in various litigations.
  • Advising and representing Tanzania International Container Terminal Services in various Tribunals and courts of law.
  • Acting for Badr East Africa Ltd in its dispute in Civil Case No 97 of 2009 against the Attorney General of Tanzania.
  • Advising and representing Nyambari Nyangwine Publishers Ltd in its copyright infringement dispute with Macmillan Idan Ltd before the Commercial Court of Tanzania.
  • Acting for Milcom Tanzania NV in its dispute with Golden Globe International Services Ltd involving sale of shares MILCOM TANZANIA NV in MIC Tanzania Ltd in execution of a court’s decree which MILCOM Tanzania NV was not a party to the suit or judgment debtor.
  • Advising and representing Acer Petroleum Ltd in court in its dispute with BP Tanzania Ltd.
  • Advising and representing Siemens Tanzania Ltd and Siemens (Pty) Ltd in arbitration and court proceedings against Mtibwa Sugar Ltd and other cases.
  • Advising and representing Buzwagi Gold Mines Ltd and Pangea Minerals Ltd in the Commission for Mediation and Arbitration and in court in their dispute with Brian Gorge Whiteley.
  • Advising and representing Family Health International (FHI 360) in court in its dispute with Mary Kyando.
  • Representing and advising the United Republic of Tanzania in various disputes (as a state attorney employed by the Attorney General’s Chambers Dar es Salaam).
  • Representing and acting for Southern Sun Hotels Tanzania Limited before the Commission for Mediation and Arbitration and the High Court of Tanzania (Labour Division) in employment disputes.
  • Representing Hodi (Hotel Management) Limited in a case which the petitioner is seeking for an order setting aside the award of a Sole Arbitrator.
  • Representing Stanbic Bank Limited in the High Court of Tanzania (Commercial Division) and High Court of Tanzania (Labour Division) at Dar es Salaam.
  • Representing ABB Limited in an employment dispute at the High Court of Tanzania (Lqbour Division) at Dar es Salaqm.
  • Representing Nokia Solutions and Network Limited in the High Court of Tanzania at Mwanza and the Court of Appeal of Tanzania.
  • Representing MMC Limited in the High Court of Tanzania at Dar es Salaam in a claim for breach of contract.
  • Representing Otter Mining Limited in the High Court of Tanzania at Mbeya in an employment dispute.
  • Representing Husky Injection and Maudling System in the High Court of Tanzania at Dar es Salaam in a suit for breach of contract.
  • Representing Husky Injection Molding Systems S.A. Technical Centre in the High Court of Tanzania at Dar es Salaam in a suit for breach of contract and advising also the company on mediation procedures in Tanzania
  • Representing Access World Tanzania Limited in the High Court of Tanzania at Dar es Salaam.
  • Representing Stanlib Tanzania Limited in the Commission for Mediation and Arbitration and the High Court of Tanzania (Labour Division) at Dar es Salaam in an employment dispute.
  • Representing Capital Drilling (T) Limited in the Court of Appeal of Tanzania at Mwanza in an appeal against the decision of the High Court in a Labour Revision which originated from the Commission for Mediation and Arbitration of Geita.
  • Advising various companies such as Interteck Testing Services Ltd, Southern Sun Hotels (T) Ltd, UAP Insurance Tanzania Limited, Elewana Afrika(T) Limited etc on retrenchment procedures in Tanzania.