Mr. Rashid gained his LLB at the University of Dar es Salaam in 1992. He graduated with a Masters in International Law from the University of Minnesota in 1996. From 1996 to 1998 he worked at the firm of Doherty, Rumble & Butler in St Paul, Minnesota.
After resigning from the ICTR in 2008, Mr. Rashid co-founded Hamid & Rashid Attorneys in Zanzibar. He remained with the firm from 2008 until 2010, during which time he built a portfolio of corporate clients by injecting professionalism and efficiency in dispensing legal services on the island.
In 2013 Mr. Rashid founded KNR Legal, based in Arusha, with the aim of providing effective, professional legal services for clients in northern Tanzania and Zanzibar.
Senior Partner: Wallace Kapaya
Mr Kapaya obtained his LLB from the University of Dar es Salaam in 1976, and a Master of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Southamptonin 1993. He was appointed resident magistrate in 1977 in the Tanzanian Judiciary. He rose through the ranks from Resident Magistrate to Senior Resident Magistrate, Principal Resident Magistrate until he was appointed District Registrar of the High Court of Songea in 1994. He became the District Registrar of the High Court of Arusha in 1997.
As senior magistrate and district registrar in the judiciary Mr Kapaya exercised original and appellate criminal and civil jurisdiction in the High Court of Tanzania and Resident Magistrates’ Courts, whereby he heard and determined criminal and civil cases and appeals. In addition, he was the administrator in-charge of a number of judicial and other staff, monitored the flow and disposal of cases, and supervised financial expenditure in his judicial zone
Mr Kapaya retired from the ICTR in 2013 and in 2015 joined KNR Legal as a Senior Partner in order to provide high quality legal services to clients throughout Tanzania.
CRB AFRICA LEGAL is one of the leading law firms in Tanzania. Based in Dar es Salaam, CRB provides legal services to clients of KNR Legal who have requirements there.
Led by founder and Managing Partner Charles Rwechungura, the firm’s clients include large and medium sized local and foreign mining companies, multinationals, including banks with or without corporate presence in Tanzania, insurance companies, gas exploration companies, airlines, and beverage manufacturing and trading companies. Mr Rwechungura served as the President of the Tanganyika Law Society, the Bar Association of Tanzania mainland, from 2014 to 2016.