Commercial Litigation in Zambia
5th Floor, Godfrey House, Longolong Road, P.O Box 34207, Lusaka, Lusaka
Nchito & Nchito is a full-service law firm based in Lusaka, the capital city of Zambia. The Firm aims to deliver superior legal solutions to its clients. It was formerly part of MNB Legal Practitioners (a Firm formed in 1999 through an amalgamation of three Law Firms that existed previously) and acquired its current name on 1st October, 2011 when MNB restructured and the Lusaka and Kitwe offices became separate Firms.
The Firm advises on and services clients in all aspects of Corporate and Commercial Law and has a large local, regional and international client base.
The Firm is engaged in providing services in diverse areas of the law covering commercial transactions, civil litigation - including debt collection and enforcement of securities, insolvency, company secretarial work, arbitration, perfection of banking securities, corporate finance and related work and Conveyancing. The major focus of the Firm’s litigation is Commercial and Employment related litigation.
The Firm also has experience in corporate restructuring having been involved in assignments involving corporate restructuring of former parastatals.
The Firm acted for a mobile phone service provider in the setting up of its mobile money business.
The Firm has acted as lead Counsel for the Floatation by Zambia Privatisation Trust Fund of their 25% holding in one of the largest oil marketing companies in the country.
The Firm also acted as lead counsel in the mandatory offer by Puma Energy to acquire shares from the minority shareholders of BP Zambia Plc.
The Firm has developed competence in the area of corporate governance and was represented on the Task Force which prepared the Zambian Corporate Governance guidelines.
The Firm also provided expertise on a project to harmonise Zambian corporate and commercial legislation with good corporate governance principles.
The Firm has over the years been retained in huge commercial litigation and arbitrations on behalf of its clients some of whom are listed below. In resolving disputes, the Firm ensures that its clients receive advice that is relevant to their needs in a timely fashion.
The Firm has a growing reputation as a provider of outstanding legal services in competition law. This includes rendering opinions on mergers, compliance and regulatory advice.
The Firm has also contributed to the following publications;
- World Bank Investing Across Borders 2010
- The International Comparative Legal Guide to Lending & Secured Finance 2014
- World Bank, Doing Business 2014: Understanding Regulations for Small and Medium Size Enterprises
- Chambers Legal Practice Guide; Litigation 2014
With its vast experience outlined above, the Firm aims to deliver world class legal services through innovative thinking and relevant solutions.Show more +
Ngosa Mulenga Simachela is an Associate at Nchito & Nchito. She is a graduate of the University of Zambia and a trained Investment Advisor under the Lusaka Stock Exchange. She specializes in commercial and employment litigation as well as arbitration relating to securities.Show more +