Meet The Team

Mulopa Ndalameta

Mulopa, a seasoned commercial dispute resolution partner, brings over 10 years of experience as a litigator in various courts. He has successfully represented a wide range of clients, both local and international, before arbitral tribunals and superior courts in Zambia. Mulopa’s expertise extends to commercial arbitration, particularly in sectors like mining, FMCGs, and agricultural and commodities trade. He is an alumnus of the Africa Arbitration Academy, a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and specializes in construction law as the country representative for the Africa Construction Law platform. Mulopa has worked with esteemed clients such as Rio Tinto, Pick n Pay, IHS Towers, and Standard Chartered Bank Plc, showcasing his reputable track record.

Mulopa Ndalameta

Chanda Musonda

Chanda has a corporate legal career spanning over 13 years. She is known to clients for her expertise in banking & finance, capital markets, competition law, TMT and data protection and regulatory compliance. Her clients have described her as possessing the ability to unpack and simplify complex transactions in a practical and business-ready manner.
Chanda’s clients include local banks and financial institutions, notable international DFIs, telecoms operators including MNOs, ISPs and data center providers. Chanda also sits on the board of directors of a financial institution and a fintench enterprise. She has been recognised in IFLR 1000 2021 and 2022 as a Rising Star Partner for her work in banking and finance. Chanda is an Advocate of the High Court of Zambia and holds an LLB and LLM from Rhodes University and the University of Cape Town respectively.

Harriet A. Mdala​

Harriet, a Partner and team leader, possesses over 11 years of experience in various corporate and commercial law matters in Zambia. Her expertise spans mergers and acquisitions, energy and infrastructure, real property, regulatory compliance, and corporate governance. Harriet excels in structuring and negotiating complex domestic and multijurisdictional transactions, catering to a diverse client base ranging from multinational entities to private equity funds and NGOs. She serves as a director in insurance and financial institutions and holds the position of President of the French Business Circle. Harriet has worked with notable companies such as Goviex Uranium, Eureasian Resources Group (ERG), Anglo American, Total Energy, and more, showcasing her extensive industry experience.

Harriet Mdala
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Yosa G. Yosa

Yosa, a seasoned litigator, brings extensive experience in private and public law dispute resolutions, including criminal litigation. He offers corporate and commercial advice on a broad range of matters, such as commercial, construction, public law, competition, forensics, insolvency, and employment. Yosa is an accredited insolvency practitioner and a member of Insol International. He specializes in insolvency matters, focusing on business rescue and restructuring. Leading the firm’s forensics practice, Yosa leverages his background as a criminal defense lawyer in financial crimes cases. Additionally, he serves on the board of the American Chamber of Commerce in Zambia and has represented notable clients, including Multichoice, First National Bank, and Konkola Copper Mines PLC, among others.

Chilufya L. Sinkala

Chilufya, an Advocate for the High Court of Zambia, practices with utmost dedication at MAY and Company. Specializing in corporate and commercial law, she has garnered a reputation as a trusted legal advisor. With a diverse range of expertise spanning real property, regulatory compliance, insurance, employment law, banking and finance, capital markets, and real estate, Chilufya caters to a clientele comprising local and international corporations, entrepreneurs, and start-ups. As a dual-qualified lawyer in Western Australia and Zambia, she offers comprehensive legal guidance and support in various transactions, ensuring clients' specific needs are met across multiple jurisdictions

Hlezipe A. Halwiindi

Hlezipe Alexis possesses a wide range of expertise across multiple practice areas, including commercial and corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, ESG matters, and dispute resolution. Her experience includes advising on M&A transactions, offering corporate advisory services, preparing commercial documents, facilitating real property acquisitions, and providing assistance in litigation matters. Additionally, Hlezipe has contributed to business development efforts by providing training to clients on corporate and employment law topics. Her multifaceted skill set enables her to effectively support clients throughout their legal journey, from transactional matters to dispute resolution and beyond.

Mark Chomba

Mark brings a wealth of experience across various areas of law, including commercial and corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, mining, information and communication technology (ICT), and general corporate advisory. He has provided valuable guidance on merger and acquisition transactions, offered corporate advisory services to diverse clients, assisted in the preparation and review of commercial documents, facilitated real property acquisitions, and advised clients on regulatory compliance. Mark's broad expertise allows him to deliver comprehensive legal support, enabling clients to navigate complex legal requirements and achieve their business goals.

Hellen Chileshe

Hellen specializes in commercial dispute resolution, employment law, public-private partnerships, public procurement, aviation, and regulatory compliance. With broad experience in areas such as dispute resolution, mining, ESG, mergers, labor law, and projects and infrastructure, our team offers comprehensive legal support. We prioritize continuous professional development to stay updated on industry best practices and emerging legal trends, ensuring top-notch service to our clients.

Natasha Lungu

Natasha brings valuable expertise in advising clients on a wide range of subjects, including dispute resolution, employment law, construction law, administrative law, and general litigation. Her experience in these areas allows her to provide comprehensive legal support and strategic guidance to clients, ensuring effective resolution of their legal challenges.

Samuel Muleya

During his time with MAY and Company. Samuel’s practice has focused on commercial and corporate law, employment matters and general corporate advisory.

Celia Sekani Nyirenda

Celia, MAY and Company's Innovation Lead and her team work on innovative solutions to legal work. This includes brainstorming, testing, and training of the MAYbot, an AI chatbot available on the firm's website. MAYbot provides easy access to preliminary legal information on Zambian law, enhancing legal literacy in the community and connecting users with relevant professionals at MAY and Company.

Grace Banda

Grace recently joined MAY and Company from University of Zambia. Advocates. She is a hardworking legal trainee who possesses research, analytical and drafting skills. Grace has a keen interest in commercial and corporate law as well as dispute resolution.

Diana Mubiana Chileshe

Diana recently joined MAY and Company from the Judiciary of Zambia. He has incredible research and analytical skills. She is a passionate, career driven and disciplined young lady who believes in hard work, commitment, and teamwork. She is goal oriented and teachable. She aims at having an all-around understanding of the legal profession so as to make a prominent difference in the field of law.

George Mandanji

George recently joined MAY and Company from the University of Zambia. He is a superb student with outstanding speaking skills, research, and analytical abilities, and an authority in moot court and litigation.

Harvey Bwalya

Harvey recently joined MAY and Company as a trainee lawyer. She possesses great research skills and is developing her expertise in corporate and commercial related work.

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