Legal Assistance

Please note: The Department of State assumes no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the entities or individuals whose names appear on the following lists. Inclusion on this list is in no way an endorsement by the Department or the U.S. government. Names are listed alphabetically, and the order in which they appear has no other significance. The information on the list is provided directly by the local service providers; the Department is not in a position to vouch for such information.

List of Attorneys

(Updated January 2018).

U.S. Embassy Lusaka, Zambia assumes no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the following persons or firms. Inclusion on this list is in no way an endorsement by the Department of State or the U.S. Embassy. Names are listed alphabetically, and the order in which they appear has no other significance. The information in the list on professional credentials, areas of expertise and language ability are provided directly by the lawyers; the Embassy is not in a position to vouch for such information. You may receive additional information about the listed individuals by contacting the law association of Zambia at www.laz.org.zm.

All lawyers listed speak English (English is the first language) and most can provide transcription and notary services.

Kabesha & Company
Specializes in family law, adoptions, child custody, parental child abduction, child protection, insurance, banking/financial, commercial/business law, civil law, criminal law, damages, narcotics, collections, commercial law, contracts, estates, labor relations, immigration and auto/accidents
Mulilo Kabesha: 3rd Floor Mukuni Hse Independence Way, Kabwe, Zambia, PH: +260-215-222596, Mobile: 260-97-7-780511, Email:mdkabesha@gmail.com.
Speaks: French and most Zambian languages

Jacques & Partners
Specializes in family law, marriage/divorce, insurance, commercial/business law, civil law, damages, collections, commercial law, contracts, estates, labor relations and auto/accidents
Kafunya Mbindo: Jaques and Partners, Plot 6669 Kabengele Ave, Kafunya House Kitwe, Zambia Ph:+260 -212 229171 Fax: :+260 -212- 229177 Mobile:+260-97-8-280407 jaqueslegal@zamnet.zm. In Practice for over 30 years.
Speaks: Most Local languages

Nyirongo & CO
The firm specializes in family law, adoption, child custody, parental child abduction, child protection, commercial/business law, civil law, criminal law, damages, narcotics, collections, commercial law, contracts, corporations, labor relations, immigration and auto/accidents.
Gavu Nyirongo: Nyirongo & CO, Hse NO. 21 kalunwishi Ave Nkana East Kitwe, Zambia. Mobile: +260-97-3-193668, Email: nyirongoandco@yahoo.com. In practice for over 22 years.
Speaks: Tumbuka and Bemba
Partner: Kondwani Musukwa

Pasi Advocates
The firm specializes in family law, adoptions, child custody, parental child abductions, child protection, marriage/divorce, insurance, banking/financial, commercial/business law. Foreign investments, marketing agreements, intellectual property law, civil law, commercial law, conflicts, transportation law, corporations, estates, and labor relations.
Hastings Siakoola Pasi: Pasi Advocates, Suite 215, 1st floor Mukuba Pension Hse, President Ave, Kitwe. Mobile: 260-96-2-555010, Mobile: 260-97-7-318076, Email: hpasi@pasiadvocates.com.
Speaks: Local Languages

Suba Tafeni and Associates
Specializes in all disciplines of Law
Inutu Etambuyu Suba: Solidarity House, 2nd Floor Oxford Street, Kitwe, Ph: +260-212-222231 Mobile: +260-95-501590, Mobile: 0955849020; Email: mesdamessubatafeni@gmail.com. In practice for over 34 years.
Speaks: French and Lozi
Partners: Clement F. Tafeni, Mambwe Lungu, Willie Banda and Alex Muyebe

Suba Tafeni and Associates
Specializes in all disciplines of Law
Inutu Etambuyu Suba: 1st Floor Sackville house, Akapelwa Street PO Box 61078 Livingstone, Ph: 03 323924, Lusaka; Mobile: +260-95-501590, Mobile: 0955849020;
Email: mesdamessubatafeni@gmail.com. In practice for over 34 years.
Speaks: French and Lozi
Partners: Clement F. Tafeni, Mambwe Lungu, Willie Banda and Alex Muyebe.

AB & David
The firm specializes in commercial /business law, foreign investments, intellectual property law, taxes, Government Relations, Labor Relations, Immigration law, adoptions, insurance, banking and financial, marketing agreements, collections, commercial law, contracts, foreign claims and estates.
Dumisani James Tembo: AB & David, ground floor Mamco Hse, Madison office complex, plot 316B Independence Ave Lusaka, Zambia. Ph: +260-211-258403; Mobile: +260-97-7-754565; Fax: +260-211-258404; Email: dumisani.tembo@abdavid.com
Speaks: Nyanja, Bemba and Zulu
Brenda Mutale Chanda: AB & David, ground floor Mamco Hse, Madison office complex, plot 316B Independence Ave Lusaka, Zambia. Ph:+260-211-258403; Mobile: +260-97-2-565540; Fax: +260-211-258404; Email: brenda.chanda@abdavid.com
Speaks: Bemba

Isaac and Partners
The firm specializes in family law, marriage/ divorce, insurance, banking/financial, commercial/business law, foreign investments, marketing agreements, intellectual property law, civil law, collections, commercial law, contracts, corporations, foreign claims, estates, labor relations, immigrations and auto/accidents.
Mwenya Andrew Mukupa: Isaac and partners, Lusaka-Plot 3792 Kwacha Rd, Olympia Ext , Tel:021-1-259015; Mobile +260- 97-7-774747, Email: mam@isaacandpartners.com. In Practice for 14 years.
Speaks: Bemba and French.
Partner: Natalie Mwenya Mulenga

Lusitu Chambers
The firm specializes in family law, adoption, child protection, marriage/divorce, commercial/business law, foreign investments, marketing agreements, intellectual property law, civil law, contracts, estates, labor relations and immigration law.
Peter Matimba: Lusitu Chamber. Plot 33, House No1 corner of Joseph mwila and Great East Road, Phodes park, P/bag 91 woodlands Post Office, Lusaka. Email: matimba_1@yahoo.co.uk.
Mobile: 097-7-254972. In practice for over 2years.
In addition the law firm administers the project agreed outputs of the USAID Anti -Gender Based Violence project under Women and Law in Southern Africa.
Speaks: Bemba, Nyanja, Tonga and Portuguese
Partner: Maimbo Ziela

Nchito and Nchito Advocates
The firm specializes in family law, adoptions, insurance, banking/financial, commercial /business law, foreign investments, marketing agreement, patents/trademarks/copyright, contracts, civil law, damages, collections, commercial Law, contracts, corporations, foreign claims, estates, taxes, labor relations, immigration and Auto/ Accidents.
Nchima Nchito (State Counsel): Nchima Nchito 5th Floor Godfrey House Longolongo Rd, Lusaka, Zambia. Ph:+260-211-226920/1, Mobile:+260-979-789789, Mobile:+260-966-861295, Fax +260-211-236134, Email: info@nchito.co.zm or nhima@nchito.co.zm.
In practice for over 30 years and he is the managing partner, his primary focus is corporate and commercial law. In addition he served as Legal Counsel for Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines which was Zambia’s State owned mining Conglomerate and worked on assignments with what is now the Zambia Development Agency and the World Bank.
Speaks: Bemba and Nyanja.
Mutembo Nchito (State Counsel): Nchito and Nchito Advocates 5th Floor Godfrey House Longolongo Rd, Lusaka, Zambia. Ph:+260-211-226920/1, Mobile:+260-979-789789, Mobile:+260-966-861295, , Fax +260-211-236134, Email: info@nchito.co.zm or Mutembo@nchito.co.zm.
Educated in Zambia and the United Kingdom, has been in practice for over 24 years, his primary focus is on private and public banking law, corporate insolvency, securities regulations and international commercial arbitration. In addition he received international recognition for his work as the lead prosecutor of the special task force on corruption for over 8 years. He was appointed Director pf Public prosecutions and then returned to private practice. Mr. Nchito is involved in peer review for the World Bank and is a serving member of the Executive Committee of The Hague based International Association of Prosecutors.
Speaks: Bemba and Nyanja.

P.W. Mwikisa & Co
Specializes in family law, adoptions, child custody, parental child abductions, child protection, marriage/divorce, insurance, banking/financial, commercial/business law, foreign investments, marketing agreement, civil, criminal law, damages, collections, commercial law, contracts, transportation law, corporations, foreign claims, estates, government relations, labor relations, immigration and auto/accidents.
Paul W. Mwikisa: P.W Mwikisa and Company, 3rd Floor Tazara Hse, cnr of Independence and Dedan Kimathi Rds, Lusaka, Zambia; PH: + 260-211-222790; Mobile; +260-96-1-877117; FAX: 260-211-222790; Email: plmwikisa@gmail.com or plmwikisa1@yahoo.com. In practice for over 30 years. He has vast experience and worked for a major bank in Zambia. His focus is banking and finance, civil litigation and conveyancing.
Speaks: English, French and Major Local Languages in Zambia
Partners: Mulenga Kapambwe, Catherine Banda and Bernadette Gibbons

Sharpe & Howard Legal Practitioners
Specializes in family law, child custody, marriage/ divorce, insurance, banking/financial, commercial/business law, foreign investments, marketing agreements, intellectual property law, labor relations, commercial law, contracts and estates
Tiziana Marietta: Sharpe & Howard Legal Practitioners, Stand 8235 Nangwenya Road, P/Bag RW175X Lusaka. Ph:+260-211-256426/30, Mobile: +260-97-7-597512, Fax:+260-211-256431, Email: enquiries@sharpehoward.com. In practice for 12 years,
Speaks: Italian
Partner: Andrew Howard

Suba Tafeni and Associates
Specializes in all disciplines of Law
Inutu Etambuyu Suba: Plot 2837 Los Angeles Boulevard Longraces, Mobile: +260-95-501590, Mobile: 0955849020; Email: mesdamessubatafeni@gmail.com. In practice for over 34 years.
Speaks: French and Lozi
Partners: Clement F. Tafeni, Mambwe Lungu, Willie Banda and Alex Muyebe

TCJ Legal Practitioners
Specializes in insurance, Banking/Financial, commercial/business law, foreign investments, civils law, damages, collections, commercial law, contracts, corporates, foreign claims, estates, labor relations, auto/ accidents.
Judith Tembo: TCJ Legal Practitioners; 1st floor Zimbabwe House, Haile Selaise Ave Lusaka, Zambia. PH: +260-211-258181; Mobile: +260-97-2-047677, Email: tcj@zamnet.zm. In practice for over 29 years. Trained in Both Zambia and the United Kingdom.
Speaks: French, Bemba and Nyanja

Ventus Legal Practitioners
Specializes in family law, adoptions, marriage/divorce, insurance, banking/financial, commercial/business law, foreign investments, marketing agreements, intellectual property law, civil law, collections, commercial law, contracts, corporates, aeronautical/maritime, estates, government relations, labor relations, auto/accidents
Victor Musabula: Ventus Legal Practitioners, Plot 5 Bwinjimfumu Rd, Rhodes Park Osidian Hse, Post Net Box 8, P/Bag E891 Manda Hill Lusaka PH: +260-211-258692, Mobile:+260-961907907,
Email: ventus@ventus.co.zm or victor.musabula@ventus.co.cm. In practice for over 11years.
Speaks: Nyanja
Partner: Kaungo Musonda

Kafunda and Company
Specializes in family law, adoptions, child custody, marriage/divorce, banking/financial, commercial/business law, Intellectual property law, civil law, criminal law, damages, collections, commercial law, contracts, labor relations, auto/accidents
Malaro Nyirenda: Kafunda and Company; Salem House, Buteko Ave Ndola, Zambia.PH:+260-212-620986, Mobile: +260-97-7-787117, FAX: +260-212-620986, Email: kafundalaw@zamtel.zm. In practice for over 22 years.

ABHA Patel & Associates
The firm Specializes in family law, marriage/divorce, commercial / business law, criminal law, damages, commercial law, contracts, corporations, estates, labor relations and immigration. The firm has been in existence for over 21years
Daniel S. Libati: ABHA Patel and Associates, 35 Kabinga Ave, Northrise Ndola, Zambia, PH: +260-212-621976, Mobile: 260-95-5-566509, Email: abha@abhapatel.co.zm .
Partner: Mrs. Abha N. Patel (State Counsel)

J.M. Kapasa & Company
The firm specializes in family law, adoptions, child custody, marriage/divorce, insurance, banking /financial, commercial/business law, foreign investments, marketing agreements, civil law, criminal law, damages, narcotics, commercial law, contracts, corporations, foreign claims, estates, labor relations, immigration and auto/accidents
John M Kapasa: J.M. Kapasa &Co, 1 st floor Canada Hse, president Ave Ndola, Zambia, PH: + 260-212-620961, Mobile: 260-96-6-627414; Emails: jmkapasa@gmail.com or jmkap@zamtel.zm. In Practice for over 37 years.
Speaks: French and Local languages

Vincent K Mwewa & Company
The firm specializes in family law, marriage/divorce, commercial/business law, civil law, criminal law, damages, narcotics, commercial law, contracts, corporations, estates, labor relations
Vincent Kaunda Mwewa: Trinity Hse, 1st floor Buteko Ave, Ndola; PH: +260-212-621208, Mobile: 260-96-8-444498; Fax: 260-212-621208, Email: vkmwewa@gmail.com. In Practice for over 31 years.
Speaks: Bemba and Nyanja