Ms. Martha J.J. Maeda

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Ms. Maeda is a Senior Lawyer having obtained her LLB from the University of Dar es Salaam in 1980, LLM from the same University in 1992 majoring in Economic Law and Post Graduate Diploma in Business Studies from U.K in 1994. She joined TIB since January 1981 as a Legal Officer and rose to be the Legal Counsel and Secretary to the Board in 1997 and headed the Legal Department up to 2016 when she retired. Ms. Maeda has attended several professional courses both within and outside the country. The said courses included business studies, negotiation skills in relation to international borrowing, capital markets/stock exchange – operations and organization issues, international trade law, interpersonal communications in organizations, leadership skills, governance matters, loan documentation, among others. She was enrolled as an Advocate in December 1995.


Ms. Maeda’s duties while in employment included: Legal and Special Assets management dealing in Securities drafting and perfection, recoveries, receiverships/liquidations, drafting and reviewing bank’s contracts, attending litigations for and on behalf of the bank, issuing various legal opinion on business, labour and cases by and for the bank, reviewing disciplinary charges and attending disciplinary hearings within the bank.

She was engaged in legal advisory and company secretarial services for the bank, its Board and Management as well as its Subsidiary (M/S Rasilimali Ltd which she was involved in its incorporation).

She was also involved in incorporation of the then TIB into a company which was later transformed into two entities: TIB Development Bank Ltd and TIB Corporate Bank Ltd. For all these entities, Ms. Maeda provided company secretarial and advisory functions. Ms. Maeda was also engaged in incorporation of the Tanzania Mortgage Refinance Ltd (TMRC) and provision of all legal services for its first four (4) years and later worked as its consultant up to 2017; and of the Tanzania Agricultural Development Bank Ltd.

Ms. Maeda has also served on the board of directors of Moshi Leather Industries and Tanzania Railways Limited. She is an active member of the Tanganyika Law Society, Tanzania Women Lawyers Association (Tawla), a member of The Electoral Committee of Tawla, East Africa Law Society and a Member of the Tanzania Institute of Arbitrators (TIArb).

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