Lawrence Kego Masha

Managing Partner, IMMMA Advocates

Lawrence Kego Masha is the Partner in charge of Administration at Ishengoma, Karume, Masha and Magai (Advocates), a member of the DLA Piper Group. Previously, Mr. Masha was Tanzania's Minister for Home Affairs, overseeing the Tanzania Police Force, Prisons Services, Immigration Department, Refugees Services Department and Fire & Rescue Department. In 2005, he was elected as Member of Parliament for Nyamagana Constituency. In 2006, he was appointed Deputy Minister for Energy & Minerals and Deputy Minister for Home Affairs between 2007 and 2008. He has been Managing Director for Tanzania Oxygen, Board Member of Tanzanite One (T) Limited, and Founding Council Member of the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange. Since 2008, he has been a Board Member of Blue Financial Services. He is also Member of Tanganyika Law Society and East Africa Law Society. Masha holds an LLM in International and Corporate Law from Georgetown University in Washington DC. In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Masha is a director and shareholder in Basix East Africa Limited, as well as Eco-protection Tanzania limited, Tanzania's leading waste management company.