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Our Partners are among Tanzania’s brightest legal minds. Through the breadth and depth of their knowledge, expertise and experience, Isidora & Company Advocates offers an outstanding service.


Managing Partner

Tel: +255 693 019 481


Paul Kibuuka is the managing partner of Isidora & Company Advocates. He has more than a decade of experience in providing strategic legal advice to foreign, Tanzanian and multinational companies, government agencies, diplomatic missions and multilateral institutions including representing corporate executives and entrepreneurs in tax and commercial litigation throughout the United Republic of Tanzania.

Mr Kibuuka has represented clients in the banking & financial services, oil & gas, mining, real estate & construction, tourism, manufacturing and agriculture sectors as well as in corporate, investment and shareholder disputes.

He brings valuable perspectives and capabilities to deal transactions, and his deep interest in issues at the intersection of law, business, economics and finance means that he's able to offer a multifaceted outlook on cases and deal transactions.

Mr Kibuuka has a real passion for writing and presenting at seminars and workshops on topical issues. He has published more than 50 articles in Tanzania’s daily English newspapers, The Citizen & Daily News.

He studied Law at the University of Dar es Salaam where he graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Honours degree in 2006 and received the Tanzania Ministry of Science, Technology & Higher Education Prize; the Tanzania Breweries Limited Prize; the Sheikh Muhammad Zulfikar Khan Prize; and the Mondlane International Law Prize for being the best student with the highest marks in his 256-student member law class.

Mr Kibuuka completed his pre-university secondary education in 2001 at Kiira College Butiki, earning Triple-A and B ("AAAB") in History, Economics, Divinity & Literature in English. This paved the way for his full scholarship from the Inter-University Council for East Africa.

He is a member of the Tanganyika Law Society, East African Law Society, and International Bar Association.

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Tel: +255 693 019 481


Krispinana Shirima is a Partner of Isidora & Company Advocates and heads the firm’s Transactions practice.

She brings her clients 12 years of broad experience in corporate, commercial and financial/insurance law, including advising private equity funds, banks, development financing institutions, and local and international companies on a myriad of transactions and regulatory issues.

Ms. Shirima graduated from the University of Dar es Salaam with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree in 2006.

She then received a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in 2009 from the Australian Institute of Business Administration (AIB).

Previously, Ms. Shirima worked at AON, Mkono & Co, and Rex Attorneys.

Her Transactions practice at Isidora & Company Advocates focuses on Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), acquisition financing, capital markets listings and other transaction and regulatory matters. 

Ms. Shirima is a member of the Tanganyika Law Society, the East African Law Society, and the International Bar Association.

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