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Legal Team

SUZANNE NDOMBA

Suzanne is an advocate with 16 years’ professional experience in employment and criminal law. As an experienced practitioner, Suzanne has advised a wide variety of clients across a number of sectors including Government ministries, transportation & logistic firms, financial institutions, non-government organization’s, diplomatic/embassies, telecommunications firms, and hospitality.

For a number of years, Suzanne worked for the office of the Attorney General of Tanzania as a State Attorney with proven track record in prosecuting criminal and anti-poaching related cases.

As the Head of ATE’s legal Services, Suzanne leads a team with a range of experience in advising employers in employment and labour related matters. She is an adept adviser, negotiator and trainer in employment and labour matters. 
Suzanne has served in different government and private sector Boards including the Commission for Mediation and Arbitration (CMA), the National College of Tourism, a Non-Executive Director with the Tanzania Wildlife Management Authority (TAWA) and currently she sits as a Non-Executive Director at the Commercial Bank of Africa (NCBA Group).

Suzanne graduated from Bangalore University with a Bachelor of laws and holds Master of Laws from Mzumbe University.

Mercy-Grace has had 9 years of experience in Labour law. She is currently the senior legal advisor for the Association based in Dar Es Salaam having managed and transformed the Arusha Zonal Office for the Association overseeing Arusha, Manyara, Kilimanjaro and Tanga.

She has locus before the Court of Appeal of Tanzania, High Court, and Subordinate Courts.  She previously lectured at Mount Meru University as a part time lecturer on legal subjects, inclusive of employment and labour law. 

Mercy-Grace has also worked with private law firms and therefore overall, she has handled criminal matters, civil matters, family law, employment and Labour Law, company and corporate matters, immigration issues and probate and succession matters.

Mercy-Grace holds an LLB (Hons) from Uganda Christian University, Uganda, a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law School of Tanzania and an LLM (Human Rights) from the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

MERCY-GRACE SEUYA
PETER NGOWI

PRINCIPLE LEGAL ADVISOR

Peter has considerable experience in the area of employment law for over 12 years. Previously, Peter worked as an Arbitrator at the Commission for Mediation and Arbitration and developed a proven track record in mediating and arbitrating employment cases.

Adv. Ngowi is an expert in employment and labour matter including litigation, Chairing disciplinary hearings and other.

Peter has locus before the Court of Appeal of Tanzania, High Court, and Subordinate Courts. Peter holds a Bachelor of Laws from Mzumbe University, a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law School of Tanzania and a Master’s degree in Taxation from the University of Dar es Salaam

NORTHERN ZONE LEGAL LADIVISOR

Eric is a lawyer with 5 years of experience in the area of employment law and is currently the Northern Zonal Advisor overseeing Arusha, Manyara, Kilimanjaro and Tanga. He has sufficient experience in Employment and labour matters and representation at the Commission for Mediation and Arbitration and the High Court Labour Division.

Eric holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL. B), a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law School of Tanzania from the University of Mzumbe.
ERIC STANSLAUS SWAI
EMMANUEL MIAGE

LEGAL ADVISOR

Emmanuel is a lawyer with 5 years of experience in the area of employment law and is currently working in the Dar Es Salaam Office. As part of his work, Emmanuel travels to different regions attending Quasi-Judicial and Judicial bodies representing members.

He previously worked in the Northern Zone where he gained wide experience in Employment and labour matters and together with providing legal advice to members, Emmanuel represents members at the Commission for Mediation and Arbitration and the High Court Labour Division.

Adv. Emmanuel holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL. B) from the University of Mzumbe, a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law School of Tanzania and several certificates in trainings of Labour law from the International Training Center of the International labour Organisation and also is on progress being a certified Arbitrator with the Tanzania Institute of Arbitrators.