Patric David
Managing Partner

  • Founder and Managing Partner at Law Exchange Associates (Law Firm)-2018 to Present
  • Senior Partner at Wakili Associates (law Firm)-2015-2017
  • Manager, Legal Affairs SBC Tanzania Limited (In-house Counsel)-2014 to Present
  • Human Resources & Legal Office at SBC Tanzania Limited/PEPSI-2013 to 2014
  • Industrial Relations & Legal Officer at SBC Tanzania Limited/PEPSI-2010 to 2012
  • Legal officer at SBC Tanzania Limited/PEPSI-2008 to 2010

Mr. Patric David (Advocate) is a Managing Partner and he is responsible for the overall management of the firm. He specializes in employment relations and Alternative Dispute Resolution in Labour Laws. He is also regularly dealing with tax consultation and corporate compliances including governance standards and industries best practices in submission of annual returns and ad-hoc governmental, regulatory filing, comprehensive company secretarial services for board/shareholders meeting, transfer of shares and registration of new business set-up. He is a Human Capital consultant on appointments, termination, redundancies and issues related to hiring of expatriates, Work Permits, Resident Permits, negotiating and drafting of collective agreement at work place with trade union

  • Conducted a comprehensive review of the relevant legislation and legal practice pertaining to migration and labour migration in East Africa with a view to identifying the gaps and assessing the potential for harmonization, assessing the status of ratification and/or de facto incorporation of relevant international standards into national law and practice and recommending policy initiatives and future priorities for the adoption of international norms and legislative adjustments to enhance consistency between national legislation, regional treaties and international standards.
  • Conducted a desk review of achievements and challenges in the fight against corruption in Tanzania since 1996 in support of the preparation of a work plan for the implementation of the National Anti- Corruption Strategy and Action Plan Phase III.

  • Master of Laws (LL.M) in Intellectual Property at the University of Dar es salaam (UDSM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Laws Mediation & Arbitration (PGDLMA) 2009-2010 at the Institute of Social Work
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practices (PGDLP) 2010-2011 at the University of Dar es salaam, Law School of Tanzania
  • Post Graduate in Tax & Administration (PGDT) 2017-2019 at the Institute of Tax Administration (TRA)
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL. B) 2006-2008
  • Bachelor of Human Resources Management (BHRM) 2006-2008
  • Certificate of Account and Finance (CAF) 2004-2005

Law exchange associates is a full-service law firm providing innovative legal solutions to its domestic as well as international clients. It was established in 2015 . The firm offers a large portfolio of legal services by a strong team of lawyers consists of experienced, dynamic, enterprising and innovative legal experts having outstanding academic and professional records

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