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MUSA DUDHIA AND COMPANY:
Website: https://aln.africa/the firm's -offices/aln-zambia-musa-dudhia-co/
Tel: +260 211 253822
Managing Partner: Arshad Dudhia
Number of partners: 6
Number of lawyers: 15
Languages: English

FIRM OVERVIEW:
Musa Dudhia & Co is a premier and corporate law firm based in Zambia. Well known as the Firm of choice for corporate and commercial transactions as well as commercial dispute resolution. For more than half a century, Musa Dudhia & Co has provided world-class service to clients. Today, Musa Dudhia & Co is widely recognized for providing regional and international clients with outside the box solutions to complex matters whether domestic or multi-jurisdictional.

MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE: 

Banking & Finance:
2Partners; 10 fee earners based in Zambia

Recent/Impressive Work :
Acted as legal counsel in Zambia to Standard Chartered Bank as agents for the various finance parties in connection with the facility agreement dated 5 May 2020 pursuant to which the lenders agreed to make available loan facilities in the sum of USD 265 million to various Airtel Group Companies, including Airtel Networks Zambia Plc (Airtel Zambia).

Key Clients: International Finance Corporation, Stanbic Bank Zambia Limited
Contact: Chanda Musonda Chiluba Tel: +260 976 23 9168
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Arshad Dudhia Tel: +260 253 822/62/66
E mail: [email protected]

Capital Markets:
2 Partners; 10 fee earners based in Zambia

Recent/Impressive Work :
Representation of Grit Real Estate Income Group that was undertaking a fundraising exercise to facilitate its listing on the London Stock Exchange. The firm conducted a legal due diligence on the leases and corporate information of the 3 Zambian companies owned by the Client for this purpose

Key Clients: Grit Real Estate Income Group, Zambeef Products PLC , Real Estate Investments Zambia (REIZ)
Contact: Chanda Musonda Chiluba Tel: +260 253 827/31
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Harriet Mdala Tel: +260 977 718 860
Email : [email protected]

Corporate and Commercial:
2Partners; 10 fee earners based in Zambia

Recent/Impressive Work :
Acted as legal advisors to Huaxin (Hanian) Investment Co Ltd in a transaction for the purchase of shares in Lafarge Zambia Plc (now Chilanga Cement Plc). The firm’s role involved conducting a full legal due diligence exercise and preparing a legal due diligence report, providing regulatory advice, reviewing the transaction documents and attending to the completion of the acquisition.

Key Clients: Chilanga Cement PLC, Vivo Energy Zambia, Woolworths Zambia, Aviagen Group, Grit RealEstate Income Group
Contact: Harriet Mdala Tel: +260 977 718 860
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Chanda Musonda Chiluba Tel: +260 976 23 9168
Email: [email protected]

Competition:
2Partners; 10 fee earners based in Zambia

Recent/Impressive Work:
Acted as legal advisers in an investigation by the competition authority of their Client, a multinational advertising company, for implementing a merger without notifying the competition authority contrary to the Competition and Consumer Protection Act. The firm provided legal advice to the Client on the investigation process and made submissions and appeared before the competition authority which led to the settlement of the matter and the Client paying a minimal penalty.

Key Clients: LDC, Aviagen Group, Zambeef Products PLC
Contact: Harriet Mdala Tel: 260 253 827/31
Email: [email protected]
Contact : Chanda Musonda Chiluba Tel: +260 976 23 9168
Email: [email protected]

Dispute Resolution:
2 Partners; 5 fee earners based in Zambia

Recent/Impressive Work :
Representing Total Zambia Limited in an action for recovery of the purchase price for goods sold and delivered, which was referred to arbitration and an award was delivered in the Client’s favour.
Key Clients: Total Zambia Limited, Cobham Capital Limited, Kashikoto Conservancy Limited, Pick n Pay Zambia Limited, Rio Tinto Mining and Exploration, First National Bank Zambia Limited.
Contact: Mulopa Ndalameta Tel: +260 253 827/31
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Yosa Yosa Tel: 260 253 822/62/66
Email: [email protected]

Project and Infrastructure:
2Partners; 10 fee earners based in Zambia

Recent/Impressive Work: Involved in a joint venture transaction between QIA and Enel Green Power in respect ofNgonye Power Company which owns a 34MW solar photovoltaic plant in Zambia. The firm’s role was to undertake a comprehensive
due diligence on Ngonye as well as to provide a detailed review of the renewable energy environment in Zambia.

Key Clients: Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), Linklaters LLP
Contact: Arshad Dudhia Tel: +260 253 822/62/66
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Harriet Mdala Tel: 260 253 827/31
Email: [email protected]

International Work:
Musa Dudhia and Co is the Zambian member of the Africa Legal Network (“ALN”). ALN is an extensive alliance of Africa’s most dynamic, independent and ambitious law firms that have come together to change the future of legal services on the continent. The Firm’s relationship with ALN enables it to better advise on cross-border transactions saving clients time, stress and money.

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PRACTICE AREAS:
Banking and Finance
Capital Markets
Commercial
Competition
Corporate
Dispute Resolution
Employment
Intellectual Property
Projects and Infrastructure
Real Estate
Tax

OFFICES:
2 nd Floor ALN House,
Plot 1394 Mushemi Road
Rhodes Park
Lusaka, Zambia
Telephone: +260 211 253827/31 Fax: +260 211 253827/31

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