Lawrence Kego Masha - Gabriel & Co
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Lawrence Kego Masha

Managing Partner / Advocate

Lawrence.Masha@gabrielco.legal
T: +255 756 444 444
F: +255 222 601 269

Lawrence K. Masha is a Managing Partner of Gabriel & Co. Attorneys at law. His over fifteen years experience in practice focuses on legislation drafting, establishment of legal regulatory frameworks, privatization, Public Sector Reforms, sophisticated negotiations, project finances and syndicated loan transactions.

Mr Masha has played a commemorated role in the successfully establishment of the utility and infrastructure regulatory agencies in Tanzania, largest tour and travel operator such as State Travel Service Limited (STS) and Air Tanzania Company.

His experience as a former founding partner of IMMA Advocates, Tanzania and a celebrated former Minister of Home Affairs in Tanzania, equips him with invaluable insight in handling and heading the departments of Government Relations, Natural Resources and Tourism as well as Minerals And Energy within the firm.

Mr. Masha often serves as an arbitrator and consultant in Political Law.

Career
  • Legal Officer – International Law Chambers (1991 – 1994)
  • Senior Associate – Maajar, Rwechungura and Kameja Law Office (1994 -1996)
  • Company Secretary and Legal Services Manager, Tanzania
  • Oxygen Limited (TOL Limited) (1996 -1997)
  • Managing Director – Tanzania Oxygen Limited (TOL Limited) (1997-1999)
  • Founding Partner IMMMA Advocates (1997 – 2015)
  • Deputy Minister – Ministry of Energy and Minerals (Jan 2006 – Oct 2006)
  • Deputy Minister – Ministry of Home Affairs (Oct 2006 – Feb 2008)
  • Minister – Ministry of Home Affairs (Feb 2008 – Nov 2010)
  • Managing Partner – IMMMA Advocates (2013 – 2015)
  • Founding Partner and Managing Partner – Gabriel & Co. Attorneys at Law (2015 – to date)
Education
  • University of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, (LL.B.,Hons. 1991);
  • Georgetown University, (LL.M., 1993).
  • Georgetown University, (Public Infrastructure Privatisation Course 1998)
Membership
  • Member Tanganyika Law Society since 1996 (TLS)
  • Member East Africa Law Society (EALS)
  • Founder and Council Member of the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange World Economic Forum – Young Global Leader 2009 – 2014