Ms Josephine Mbuya

Portrait photograph of Ms Josephine MbuyaJosephine Mbuya started her career as an associate in 2011 at Adept Chambers, a law firm in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania after finishing her internship at Spoor & Fisher in Jersey, Channel Islands. She later moved to Abenry Advocates in 2012 where she has worked for the past 11 years, first as an associate, senior associate, and now as a partner which she holds to date. She advises local and international clients on various matters related to investment in Tanzania including corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property law, banking and project finance and most recently technology law. She has her own start-up companies which she co owns with her husband in Tanzania dealing in ICT and supply of cleaning materials respectively. She currently sits as a council member (alumni representative) at The University of Buckingham.

Josephine holds a master’s in laws and Bachelors in law from The University of Buckingham, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management of Foreign Relations from the Centre of Foreign Relations Tanzania. In 2022 she has also undertook a six months’ leadership training at Uongozi Institute, Tanzania.
Josephine enjoys cooking, gardening, and traveling when she can and visiting rural areas of Tanzania and spending time at the beaches in coastal Tanzania and Zanzibar. She engages in community service by organising community donation programmes for cancer patients, under privileged orphans and orphanages and people living in dire poverty. She is also an avid reader, constantly exploring literature across various genres.

“I am thrilled to be part of the University’s Council member, where I can bring my passion for education, community service, and commitment to making a positive impact to help shape the institution’s future and the lives of its students.”