Juvenalis Ngowi

Nationality: Tanzanian
Languages: English, Swahili

Juvenalis Ngowi is an Arbitrator based in Tanzania with over 20 years legal experience and is a member of the Chartered institute of arbitrators (UK and Nairobi).  

As arbitrator, Juvenalis has handled high value and complex commercial disputes in both public and private sectors. He has also been in involved in matters relating to competition law, construction, mergers & acquisitions, land law, real property, banking and finance and employment.

When not sitting as arbitrator he continues to practice as a partner in the world’s largest law firm, Dentons and is founding partner of East African Law Chambers.

Juvenalis has wide knowledge of disputes in the construction industry. He has been involved in disputes arising from variation such as descoping, termination of contracts, claims for payments, breach of contracts, sub-contracts, and safety including accidents at the construction site.

Juvenalis has dealt with matters of competition in different industries such as insurance, production industry and the oil and gas sector.

Juvenalis has been involved on matters of mergers and acquisitions in assisting clients to get necessary statutory approvals, to advise on restructuring the company due to intended merger and acquisition, advice on employment matter as an effect of M&A and also has been involved in disputes arising out of M&A between  parties to the contract.

Juvenalis has been involved in a number of commercial disputes involving banking and finance, breach of contracts, torts, mining, liquidation and winding up etc.

  • Juvenalis has been appointed to a panel  in SADC Commercial  Arbitration and  Investment dispute  which resolves the disputes among member countries on commercial and investment.  
  • Juvenalis has also be  appointed to sit as a sole  Arbitrator by Tanzania Institute of Arbitration in a dispute regarding breach of contracts in commercial  agreements. 
  • Juvenalis was appointed by National Construction Counsel in a  construction dispute in which the sub-contractor was disputing  the descoping of works by the main contractor.
  • Juvenalis was appointed by parties to deal with  a construction dispute in which the old building which was being renovated collapsed and created issues on liabilities of the contractor and client.
  • LLB Hons Degree, University of Dar es salaam
  • Master’s in Business Administration (MBA), Eastern and South African Management Institute (ESAMI)
  • Advocate of High Court of Tanzania
  • Attorney General Chambers
  • Member, Tanzania Institute of Arbitration
  • Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK and Nairobi)
  • Member, National Constructions Council of Tanzania
  • Member, Tanganyika Law Society
  • Member, East Africa Law Society
  • Member, Zanzibar Law Society
  • SADC Panel of International Commercial Arbitrators

Juvenalis Ngowi has been ranked by international ranking firms to be one of the best lawyers in Tanzania.

Chambers & Partners ranked him as a leader in his filed in Tanzania.

Contact Us

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