Shikana Law Group

Shikana Law Group is an independent law firm based in Tanzania that specializes in commercial and business law and advises its clients operating in Africa on cross border legal issues, in particular, within the EAC and the SADC regions.

The Firm provides a wide range of services and is particularly renowned for its expertise and experience in cross border legal matters.  Shikana Law Group advises a diverse array of domestic and international clients from the private and public sectors providing critical insights to decision makers.

Leveraging on highly experience integrated team, Shikana Law Group provides in- country expertise to craft custom – tailored strategies for its clients.

Shikana Law Group is comprised of a team of lawyers with an international approach and the spoken languages within the firm include Kiswahili, English and French. The culturally diverse, dynamic and highly qualified team offers specialized and personalized advice in each case.

The Vision

The vision of the firm is to “ Provide High Quality and Innovative Legal Professional Services focusing on the needs of our Clients. We strive to deliver the Best Service ”


This vision is to be achieved through the following strategic pillars:

  • Provision of premium and composite legal services through our knowledge of the international markets;
  • Consistent quality and prompt service for its clients;
  • Strict adherence to professional code of conduct (ethics);
  • Ensuring trust and confidentiality;
  • Engagement of qualified staff of highest professional standing;
  • Networking with non-legal service providers in order to assure composite services to clients

“ No firm is more aggressive in protecting its clients’ interests or effective in the cost efficient management of cases than we are ”.


What We Do

• We work with our clients in Tanzania, East Africa and in markets around the world.

• We advise on market entry requirements.

• We navigate political and regulatory challenges.

• We drive our clients’ success in global markets.

• We create strategies for our clients that maximize business and investment opportunities.

• We bring solutions that drive new growth and manage risk.

• We are your trusted guide.


Our Values

At Shikana Law Group, our core values are:
• Client Service

• Excellence

• Integrity

• Creative Thinking

With these values embedded in all of our strategies, we are able to give practical solutions to our clients and guarantee them.   We focus on our clients (their interests, reputations and financial well-being) and factor their needs into every decision we make. We map out customized strategies and follow-through with decisive action.