Practice Areas

Banking and Financial Services

The firm has provided advice to various clients on issues involving the banking and financial services industry. The firm has extensive knowledge of the provisions of the Banking and Financial Services Act, which is the basis upon which all banking and financial services in Zambia are carried out. The firm has expertise in this area and that includes the rules and regulations that govern the industry and various reporting requirements of the participants of the market

In the delivery of services, the firm has assisted various clients in the following areas:

  • Advising on how to set up a financial institution.
  • Advising clients on the on-going reporting requirements to the various regulators including the Bank of Zambia.
  • Rendering legal opinions on the various provisions of the Banking and Financial Services Act and subsidiary legislation relating to the banking industry.
  • Advising clients on their rights and obligations under the various Statutory Instruments issued under the Banking and Financial Services Act.


The firm has highly skilled and assertive staff in its litigation department. Accordingly, the firm endeavours to reduce costs and ensure expedited benefits to its clients. We explore alternative solutions prior to court proceedings being instituted. The firm has dealt with various litigation matters such as:

  • Mortgage actions
  • Debt collection
  • Industrial and labour disputes
  • Defamation actions
  • Land disputes
  • Commercial actions

Drafting of Local and International Contracts

The firm has developed significant expertise in the drafting of international and local contract of various nature. The firm has assisted many clients in drafting contract in the following areas:

  • Shareholders agreements for listed and unlisted companies
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Contracts for supply of goods and services
  • Leasing contracts for real estates
  • Financial, Security and Loan agreements
  • Agency agreements
  • Labour contracts


In this regard, the firm has been involved in conveying the following types of properties:

  • Commercial properties
  • Residential properties
  • Agricultural properties
  • Common leaseholds
  • Subdivisions
  • Numbering and conveyance of farm blocks

Company Secretarial Work

The secretarial services provided by the firm include the following:

  • Maintaining Company register
  • Filling annual returns
  • Providing legal advice on compliance matters
  • Providing legal advice on labour related matters
  • Subdivisions
  • Board secretarial and governance issues

Corporate Services

The firm provides incorporation services of Corporate, Financial and Banking institutions. The following are the services that are provided:

  • Company formation and registration
  • Due diligence reviews
  • Application or Licences, Permits and Investment certificates
  • Corporate and Investment Law Advisory Services