Who we are

ZANZIBAR LAW SOCIETY is a non-profit organization registered by the Register of Society as per the Societies Act No 6 of 1995 with registration number 89 in the year 1999.

Zanzibar Law Society shall be recognized as a strong forward thinking organization-providing leadership in defining, through words and deeds, the role of law and lawyers in society. It shall have a growing number of members who play an increasingly important role in the delivery of legal and public services.

The objective of the society are:

Our Members

Hon. Slim Abdullah 

President of Zanzibar Law Society.

What we do

Legal Aid

Zanzibar Law Society provides information to the public; Handling complains between advocates and the public; and legal assistance & representation to indigent and vulnerable people free of charge.


We are at the forefront of promoting the legal profession practice standards in Zanzibar. We do this by providing a wide bouquet of membership professional and capacity building services.

Legal Education

Zanzibar Law Society provides continuous legal education to members according to the calendar of the current year as well as to the public on legal matters.

ZLS Secretariat

Our Partners