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Currently Ag Principal for the Law School of Tanzania

Dr.  Zakayo N. Lukumay (Advocate) is a holder of an LL.B (Hons.), LL.M and a Ph.D. He is the current Deputy Principal (Practical Legal Training, Research, Consultancy and Publications) of the Law School of Tanzania. He is an active member of the Tanganyika Law Society (the Bar Association in Tanzania).

He attended various carrier short courses such as Managing the Training and Development Function (London, UK), Training of Trainers (Nanyuki, Kenya), Leadership Development Skills (Mbabane, Swaziland), Enhancing Managerial Skills & Records Management (Entebbe, Uganda), Money Laundering, Ethics and Anti-Corruption (New York, USA), Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation (Mananga, Swaziland), and Professional Ethics, Dispute Resolutions and Litigation Skills (Kampala, Uganda) and Negotiations Skills of Oil and Natural Commercial Contracts (Bagamoyo, Dar es Salaam). In addition, he attended computer maintenance, database management and networking courses (Salt Lake City, USA).

In his carrier development, prior to joining the Law School of Tanzania, Dr. Lukumay served as a Resident Magistrate at the Resident Magistrate’s Court at Kisutu, Dar-Es-Salaam. He was the Chief Training, Research and Statistics Officer of the Judiciary of Tanzania, a Lecturer at the Institute of Judicial Administration, Lushoto, a Lecturer at the University of Dar-Es-Salaam School of law and a visiting lecturer of Kigali Independent University (Rwanda).

He has authored books and journal articles. His main areas of interest are ICT law, Alternative Disputes Resolution as well as Legal Aspects of Oil and Gas. Apart from the academic works that Dr. Lukumay has undertaken, he has carried out various consultancies including developing a Case Management System and Sector Baseline Study to Establish Baseline Data for Legal Sector Reform in Zanzibar.