About Us


Tanzania International Arbitration Center [TIAC]

TIAC is a company limited by guarantee established to provide alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services, which include international and domestic commercial arbitration, adjudication, mediation and conciliation and is operationally independent from the Government by maintaining a high-quality panel of arbitrators and mediators, who are known for their integrity, impartiality and expertise for effective resolution of disputes outside court.

TIAC operates with the support of an Advisory Board, a Board of Directors, and a Secretariat, and draws on the established legal framework for international arbitration in Tanzania.


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Why should you Join TIAC?


TIAC has proved to be a fast-growing network of ADR practitioners in Tanzania.


TIAC is gradually building formidable partnerships with regional and international arbitration community that guarantee its members access to global networking opportunities and world class learning resources.


TIAC organizes most ADR trainings in Tanzania with high caliber faculty that guarantee its members’ affordable yet high quality continuing professional development.


TIAC strategy is grounded on intensive mentorship and learning opportunities to young practitioners.


TIAC offers robust and highly evolved Rules that reflect recent global developments in arbitration.


At TIAC, the focus is not only about ADR Practice, but also at ensuring that its membership effectively contributes to ADR policy and law reform initiatives by the Government and its organs.


This conducts Alternative Disputes Resolutions (ADR) forum to advocate for the professional growth of ADR practitioners, hold ADR events in order to increase awareness about its role, particularly on the consensus-building side, provide networking opportunities for ADR practitioners and identify issues and assess the context of ADR Mechanisms in Tanzania

Our Model Arbitration Clause

“Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of, relating to or in connection with this contract, including any question regarding its existence, validity or termination, shall be resolved by arbitration in accordance with the TANZANIA INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION CENTRE (TIAC) Arbitration Rules. The seat of arbitration shall be Dar es Salaam, Tanzania [or choose another city]. The language of the arbitration shall be [or choose another language]. The number of arbitrators shall be one [or three, or delete this sentence and rely on Article 8 of the TANZANIA INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION CENTRE (TIAC) Arbitration Rules]”.