Dow & Associates Attorneys

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Practice Areas

General Litigation

We provide dispute resolution services by providing practical solutions aimed at reducing risks and exposure to our corporate clients. We aim to provide the most focused tailored and efficient solution to any dispute.

Mergers & Acquisitions

The firm's activities cover all major corporate transactions including M&A, amalgamations, schemes of arrangement and various corporate transactions by providing bespoke solutions to our clients.

Trusts & Estates

The challenges of estate planning are well known, and the success of any business person or corporate entity can be threatened by poor succession and/or estate planning. Our team advises on the various legal vehicles available to manage your estate for optimal functionality and posterity.

Corporate & Commercial

The corporate teams through careful analysis of individual clients’ requirements are able to provide a solid range of advisory services. We focus not only legal solutions but aim to tailor our advisory services into an integrated financial solution with other service providers ensuring optimum security and return on investment.

Property

As one of our key practice areas we have extensive experience and understanding of the local property landscape. We advise clients on the full array of complex issues throughout the property transaction from inception.

Regulatory & Administrative Law

In Botswana’s ever changing regulatory environment, our clients rely on us to guide them as they navigate the business landscape. We have developed extensive experience in the advising local and international client on competition, mining and educational regulatory frame work.

About the Firm

Dow & Associates is a full service law firm specializing in property, corporate finance, corporate and commercial transactions in Botswana across a number of sectors. Dow & Associates has a team of lawyers with in-depth experience of providing focused and often innovative advice.

The key practice areas of Dow & Associates are Property, Corporate & Commercial and regulatory and Administrative law. In addition we have a full service conveyancing and notarial practice department.

As our client you will enjoy personalized solutions and the combined expertise of our entire firm. Every member of every task/deal team is chosen for his or her experience, given the complexity of the case at hand.

Our unique ability to render well researched and expertise legal services make us an invaluable partner and trusted legal advisor. We look forward to forming a mutually rewarding relationship.

Our mission is to provide clients with value, commitment and service. In so doing we aim to be more than just legal advisors but to be our clients’ most trusted advisor.

We are registered with the Law Society of Botswana (LSB) and Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPABD).

Dow & Associates Attorneys

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Unity Dow

Founder/Partner
Unity Dow is the founding partner of Dow & Associates. She is internationally recognized for her work in the legal arena specifically within the context of Civil Liberties, Human Rights and Women’s rights.
She has practiced law in Botswana for 30 years as public prosecutor, defense counsel, human rights activist and as Justice of the High Court and thus brings an unparalleled breadth of experience to the firm. Since taking early retirement from the High Court bench she has since served as a visiting lecturer of law at Columbia University, Washington and Lee University and University of Cincinnati, as well as served as a judge of the Interim Independent Constitutional Court of Kenya.
Unity Dow was admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of Botswana in 1984 and later as a Conveyancer and Notary Public of the High Court of Botswana in 1986. Unity Dow holds an LL.B from the University of Botswana and Swaziland, with two years at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland in 1983.

Tumisang Dow

Partner/Director
Tumisang has extensive experience in commercial litigation, employment law and corporate law. His areas of interest include corporate and commercial law, Insolvency, Banking and Finance. He was admitted as Attorney in 2011 and as Conveyancer & Notary Public in 2012

Tumisang Dow has trained, worked and succeeded in Southern Africa, Europe and the United States. He has over 8 years of experience in the legal profession. Tumisang was recently seconded to AEGON N.V (the Hague) and GE Capital (Dubai), where he gained international exposure as a transactional lawyer in the financial services industry.

Keneilwe Fenny Molefe

Associate
Keneilwe has experience in civil litigation, employment law and family law . Her areas of interest include corporate and commercial law, matrimonial litigation and human rights advocacy.

She was admitted as Attorney, Conveyancer & Notary Public of the High Court in 2015.