Tomás Timbane Tomás Timbane

Tomás Timbane


Tomás Timbane

Practice Areas: Foreign Investment, Dispute Resolutions, Energy and Natural Resources, Public-Private Partnsships, Mergers and Acquisitions and Competition Law

Specialization: Energy and Natural, Banking, Finance and Regulators Institutions, Resources, Construction and Foreign Investment

Tomás is a partner at TTA - Sociedade de Advogados. He focuses on foreign investment, M&A, energy, natural resources, competition law and dispute resolution.

 Tomás was President of the Mozambican Bar Association between May 2013 and May 2016. He took part in numerous commissions to review legislation and he is the author of books and dozens of articles published in specialist reviews.

 Tomás has been a member of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce since 2017 and the Africa Commission of the International Court of Arbitration since 2018. He is also registered as an arbitrator in institutions in Mozambique, South Africa, Brazil, and China.

 Tomás is a member of several national and international institutions in his area of activity, arbitrator registered in many institutions in South Africa, Brazil and China and arbitrator and lawyer in several arbitrations in Mozambique and in several Portuguese-speaking countries. He has been an arbitrator, lawyer, or legal expert in ICC, ICSID and TPA arbitrations.

 Tomás has a law degree, a masters, and a doctorate in law from Faculty of Law of Universidade Eduardo Mondlane.

  • Partner at TTA – Sociedade de Advogados (Since 2011);
  • President of the University Council of the Pedagogical University of Maputo (Since 2019);
  • President of the Mozambican Bar Association (2013/2016);
  • Partner Tomás Timbane Associados e Advogados (2009/2011 and from 1st July 2011, in partnership with PLMJ International Legal Network - PLMJ COLAB);
  • President of the Jurisdictional Council of the Mozambican Bar Association (2008/2013);
  • Partner at H. Gamito, Couto, Gonçalves Pereira, Castelo Branco e Associados (2008/2009);
  • Lawyer at H. Gamito, Couto, Gonçalves Pereira, Castelo Branco Associados (1999/2008);
  • Deputy Director for Research and Extension at the Law Faculty - Universidade Eduardo Mondlane (2003/2007);
  • Member of the Academic Council - Universidade Eduardo Mondlane (2003/2007);
  • Trainee Lawyer at EMOSE - Empresa Moçambicana de Seguros (1997/1999).

  • PhD in Law, Faculty of Law - Eduardo Mondlane University (2019);
  • LL.M. in Law from the Faculty of Law of Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo (2005);
  • Law degree from the Faculty of Law of Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo (1993/1998).

  • The Mozambican Bar Association (Since 2001);
  • SADC Panel of International Commercial Arbitrators (Since 2020);
  • Club Español del Arbitraje (Since 2019);
  • CAMARB - Câmara de Mediação e Arbitragem Empresarial-Brasil (Since 2022);
  • Centro de Resolução de Conflitos da Universidade de São Paulo (Since 2021);
  • The 7ª Panel of Arbitrators of Shanghai Arbitration Commission (SHAC) (Since 2022);
  • Conselho Científico do Embondeiro - Revista dos Tribunais (Since 2021);
  • Industrial Property Official Agent (Since 2001);
  • Conciliation and Conflict Mediation Maputo Center as arbitrator at the Arbitration (Since 2021).

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We are prepared to cover the most diverse areas of Local and International Law, as our experience has been mainly in the Area of Foreign Investment and Financial Sectors, Energy and Natural Resources, Infrastructure, Real Estate and Construction.

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