Head of Litigations
As one of the departments, litigation department is headed by EDSON KILATU, an advocate of the High Court of Tanzania, a founding partner and Head of Litigations of Divina Attorneys a based in Dar es Salaam. The Department of litigations which he heads is responsible for management of client cases in the law firm, quality assurance, research, drafting and filing of cases. The department also handles arbitration in the firm. This department has several units including drafting unit, research unit, prosecution unit and internship and volunteer's unit. He has immense experience in diverse legal and social areas having conducted several trainings including one-week training on Women Participation in Leadership in Urambo-Tabora in 2019 under the auspice of WiLDAF.
He had opportunity to facilitate two days trainings for CSOs in Dodoma on the importance of Ratifying the African Charter on Democracy Election and Governance in 2020 under the umbrella of Action Aid. Facilitated one-week training for young lawyers in Dodoma on strategic litigation and public interest litigation, conducted under umbrella of Tanganyika Law Society (TLS). He had opportunity to facilitate a training for 100 Members of Parliament on 21st and 22nd June 2021 on how customary laws of inheritance have adversely impacted women. He conducted similar training to the senior officers from the Ministry of Constitutional and Legal Affairs & Ministry of Health in May 2021, both trainings under the umbrella of Tanzania Women Lawyers Association (TAWLA).
Besides he has attended various training including a training in Law Firm Management Conducted by TLS early 2021.He regularly conducts media engagements with several radios and TVs. He also served as a law Lecturer at Azania College of Management from 2008 to 2016 besides various administrative roles amongst others having been a Deputy Principal Academics.