Dr Goodluck Temu

Dr.Goodluck Temu is a Lecturer at the Department of Private Law. He joined the School in 2012 as a Postgraduate Teaching Assistant. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.M-Hons), 2012 and a Master of Laws (LL.M), 2013, from the University of Dar es Salaam. In 2016, he obtained his Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law School of Tanzania. Dr Temu holds a Doctor of Laws degree (Summa cum Laude) from the University of Bayreuth, Germany. 

Dr. Temu’s areas of interest are competition law, telecommunications law, banking and finance law and the law of contract. Dr Temu teaches the following courses at an undergraduate level;

  1. Law of Contract (I&II)
  2. Banking Law 
  3. Commercial and Consumer Transactions Law

At the postgraduate level, Dr Temu teaches

  1. Advanced Banking Law
  2. Competition Law
  3. Advanced Payment Systems 
  4. Graduate Research Seminar 

 Besides his teaching responsibilities, Dr. Temu has been engaged with the Tanzania-German Centre for Eastern Africa Legal Studies (TGCL) under the School of Law. He was an Assistant to the Coordinator in Tanzania from 2014 to 2017. Dr. Temu is also an advocate of the High Court of Tanzania. He is a Notary Public and Commissioner for Oaths. He is a member of Tanganyika Law Society and East Africa Law Society, Bar Associations for Tanzania mainland and East African countries respectively. He may be contacted at


Dr. Temu has the following publications;

Goodluck Temu (2024), The Role of Competition Law in Promoting Access to Telecommunication Services in Tanzania: Taking Stock of the Developments so Far, pp 28-52, in Siti Fazilah Abdul Shukor and others (Eds), Regulating Fair Competition Toward Sustainable Development Goals, IGI Global, USA.

Goodluck Temu (2023), Upholding Banker’s Duty of Confidentiality in Tanzania: an Examination of Legislative and Judicial Responses, The African Review, 1-18, doi:10.1163/1821889X-bja10093 

Goodluck Temu (2021), Regulation and Enforcement of Competition Law in Tanzania’s Telecommunications Sector: Law, Institutional Design and Practice, ( Doctoral thesis, University of Bayreuth, Faculty of Law, Business and Economics), Bayreuth.  

Goodluck Temu (2020), "General Principles of Private Law: A Student's Manual, (Certificate in Law)," University of Dar es Salaam School of Law (ISBN 978-9976-5635-5-9)

Goodluck Temu (2020), "Law of Evidence in Tanzania: A Student's Manual, (Certificate in Law)," University of Dar es Salaam School of Law (ISBN 978-9976-5635-1-1)

Goodluck Temu (2015), “The Place and Role of Higher Learning Institutions in the Provision of Legal Aid in Tanzania”, Zanzibar Yearbook of Law, Vol 5, pp 301-320.

Goodluck Temu (2014), “Reflections on the Enforcement of Competition Rules in Tanzania”, Eastern Africa Law Review, Volume 41(2), pp 86-124.

Goodluck Temu (2018), “Jurisprudential Value of Tanga Fresh v FCC in the Law of Merger and Acquisition in Tanzania, Eastern Africa Law Review, Vol 42(2), 33-50

Unpublished Scholarly Works

Goodluck Temu (2014), “Involvement of Higher Education Learning Institutions in Provision of Legal Aid especially in the Criminal Justice System”, paper presented at the Tanzania’s Legal Aid Providers Symposium and General Meeting, on 22nd August, Golden Tulip Hotel, Dar es Salaam

Goodluck Temu, (2013), “Individuals before International Judicial Bodies: A case study of the African Court on Human and Peoples Rights, A Graduate Essay Submitted in Fulfilment of Partial Requirements for the Award of Degree of Masters of Laws of University of Dar es Salaam.

Goodluck Temu (2012), “The use of private security guards by political parties in Tanzania: Law and Practice”, A Dissertation Submitted in Partial Fulfilment of the Requirements for the Award of the Degree of Bachelor of Laws of the University of Dar es Salaam.

Research Projects

The lead researcher in research titled, ‘University-Based Legal Aid and Clinics: Prospects in Enhancing Access to Justice’, Legal Aid Committee, University of Dar es Salaam School of Law, 2015.

Other Short Courses Attended

Certificate of attendance, September/October 2014, Germany Autumn University, Germany and Belgium.

Certificate of attendance, July 2014 Tanzanian-Germany Centre for Eastern African Legal Studies (TGCL), Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Seminar on Economic and Competition Law.

Certificate of attendance, August 2014, University of Dar es Salaam School of Law, International Migration Management Programme (IMMP) and Centre for Study of Forced Migration (CSFM), Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: A Workshop on Refugees and Immigration Law


DAAD Ph.D. Scholarship, 2018.