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Mulopa Ndalameta

Mulopa, a seasoned commercial dispute resolution partner, brings over 11 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. Advised Konkola Copper Mines Plc (in liquidation) (“KCM”) in legal action against Milingo Lungu, the former provisional liquidator, and Lungu Simwanza & Company. KCM, a subsidiary of Vedanta Resources Limited, is a prominent player in Zambia’s mining sector, operating mines and processing facilities primarily in the Copperbelt region. Key assets include the Konkola Mine and Konkola Deep Mining Project (KDMP), symbolizing KCM’s commitment to innovation. KCM significantly contributes to Zambia’s copper production, playing a crucial role in the nation’s economic development.

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Chanda Musonda

Chanda has a corporate legal career spanning over 14 years. She is renowned for her expertise in banking & finance, capital markets, competition law, TMT, and data protection and regulatory compliance. Clients praise her ability to simplify complex transactions in a practical and business-ready manner. Her clientele includes local banks, financial institutions, notable international DFIs, telecom operators such as MNOs, ISPs, and data center providers. Chanda also serves on the boards of a financial institution and a fintech enterprise. She has been recognized in IFLR 1000 in 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 from Rhodes University and an LLM from the University of Cape Town.

Chanda advised a client in a significant transaction involving the transfer of MTN Zambia’s fibre assets to GlobalConnect Zambia Limited (trading as Bayobab Zambia). She managed the entire process, including drafting sale agreements and ancillary documents such as novation deeds to transfer fibre customers. This pioneering deal established Bayobab Zambia as an exclusive fibre connectivity provider in Zambia and beyond, facilitating cross-border digital capacity transmission. It opened new opportunities for investment in the fibre sector, crucial for advancing Africa’s digital transformation agenda.

Harriet A. Mdala​

Harriet, a Partner and team leader, has over 12 years of experience in various corporate and commercial law matters in Zambia. Her expertise includes mergers and acquisitions, energy and infrastructure, real property, regulatory compliance, and corporate governance. Harriet excels in structuring and negotiating complex domestic and multijurisdictional transactions, serving a diverse client base from multinational entities to private equity funds and NGOs. She serves as a director in insurance and financial institutions and is the President of the French Business Circle. Harriet has worked with notable companies such as Goviex Uranium, Eurasian Resources Group (ERG), Anglo American, and Total Energy, showcasing her extensive industry experience.

Harriet provided legal counsel to GoviEx Uranium Inc. for its participation in a bought deal placement financing. As the holding company of GoviEx Uranium Zambia Limited, Muchinga Energy Resources Limited, and Chirundu Joint Ventures Zambia Limited, the client issued a title opinion on its Zambian subsidiaries’ operations to facilitate the placement. This financing secured necessary funds for advancing uranium exploration and mining, a pivotal step in Zambia’s efforts to diversify its resource sector and enhance economic growth while contributing to global energy security.

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Yosa G. Yosa

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

Yosa advised Natural Valley Limited in a mortgage action by Access Bank. In 2014, clients obtained ZMW16,000,000 in loans from Access Bank and Cavmont Bank (later acquired by Access Bank). Discrepancies in interest calculations arose during the banks’ merger. Despite efforts to resolve the issues, Access Bank initiated legal proceedings claiming sums owed, while clients assert they’ve remitted over USD 3,200,000, settling their debts.

 

Chilufya L. Sinkala

Chilufya, an Advocate for the High Court of Zambia at MAY and Company, specializes in corporate and commercial law and is renowned as a trusted legal advisor. Her expertise spans real property, regulatory compliance, insurance, employment law, banking and finance, capital markets, and real estate. Chilufya serves a diverse clientele, including local and international corporations, entrepreneurs, and start-ups. Dual-qualified in Western Australia and Zambia, she provides comprehensive legal guidance and support across multiple jurisdictions. Chilufya advised a whistleblower through PPLAAF against Zambia's Ministry of Finance, addressing reprisals for exposing large-scale corruption and money laundering in the Ministry of General Education. The Client faced threats and withheld remuneration following his disclosures. Chilufya advocated in judicial review proceedings against the Ministry's decisions, crucial for protecting whistleblowers and challenging government actions. This case culminated in a Court of Appeal order for the Client's withheld remuneration to be paid.

Hlezipe A. Halwiindi

Hlezipe Alexis is a versatile legal expert with extensive experience in commercial and corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, ESG matters, and dispute resolution. She advises on M&A transactions, offers corporate advisory services, prepares commercial documents, facilitates property acquisitions, and assists in litigation. Hlezipe also contributes to business development by training clients on corporate and employment law topics. Her multifaceted skills support clients from transactions to dispute resolution. Hlezipe advised Elite Industries Limited in a mortgage dispute against Zambia National Commercial Bank Plc involving a $12 million facility secured by property owned by Infinity Group Zambia Limited. She obtained a court order extending the redemption period, addressing legal and ethical concerns during the foreclosure process.

Mark Chomba

Mark brings a wealth of experience across various areas of law, including commercial and corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, mining, ICT, and general corporate advisory. He has guided clients through merger and acquisition transactions, offered comprehensive corporate advisory services, prepared and reviewed commercial documents, facilitated property acquisitions, and advised on regulatory compliance. Mark’s extensive expertise allows him to deliver holistic legal support, helping clients navigate complex legal requirements and achieve their business goals. Mark advised Green Safaris Zambia Limited, which operates Ila Safari Lodge in Kafue National Park, on a fire insurance policy with Nico Insurance Zambia Limited. The policy covered property damage and business interruption up to USD 1,817,300 per loss. After partial payment and delayed processing of the claim, legal action was initiated to recover the full value and seek damages for the delay. This case aimed to set a precedent for timely insurance claim processing, particularly for business interruption claims.

Hellen Chileshe

Hellen specializes in commercial dispute resolution, employment law, public-private partnerships, public procurement, aviation, and regulatory compliance. With broad experience in 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. Hellen advised Sibanye, a multinational mining group listed on the Johannesburg and New York Stock Exchanges, through their South African legal counsel, Webber Wentzel, on the potential acquisition of Mopani Copper Mines Plc from ZCCM IH Plc. Rothschild & Co managed the deal as corporate advisor. Her role included conducting legal due diligence on the Target Company and preparing transaction documents such as the Investment Agreement, Offtake Agreement, and Shareholders Agreement. She also advised on strategies to safeguard the client's investment in Zambia.

Natasha Lungu

Natasha 在为客户提供广泛的主题咨询方面拥有宝贵的专业知识,包括争议解决、劳动法、建筑法、行政法和一般诉讼。她在这些领域的经验使她能够为客户提供全面的法律支持和战略指导,确保有效解决他们的法律挑战。

Samuel Muleya

在 MAY and Company 工作期间。塞缪尔的实践有 专注于商业和公司法、雇佣事务 以及一般企业咨询。

Celia Sekani Nyirenda

Celia, MAY 和公司的创新负责人和她的团队致力于为法律工作提供创新解决方案。这包括对 MAYbot 进行头脑风暴、测试和训练,MAYbot 是该公司网站上提供的 AI 聊天机器人。MAYbot 提供对赞比亚法律初步法律信息的轻松访问,提高社区的法律素养,并将用户与 MAY and Company 的相关专业人士联系起来。

Grace Banda

Grace 最近从赞比亚大学加入了 MAY and Company。 主张。她是一位勤奋的法律实习生,拥有研究, 分析和起草能力。 Grace 对商业和公司法以及 争议解决。

Diana Mubiana Chileshe

她最近从赞比亚司法机构加入了 MAY and Company。 他拥有令人难以置信的研究和分析能力。 她是一位充满激情、事业有进取心、纪律严明的年轻女士,她相信 在努力工作、承诺和团队合作中。她以目标为导向, 受教。她的目标是对法律有全面的了解 专业,以便在法律领域产生突出影响。

George Mandanji

George最近从大学加入了MAY and Company。 赞比亚。他是一位优秀的学生,具有出色的演讲技巧、研究、 和分析能力,以及模拟法庭和诉讼方面的权威。

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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