Lawyer Profiles

Overview


Corpus Legal Practitioners is one of Zambia’s pre-eminent commercial and financial law firms, offering client focused legal services to international, multilateral financial institutions and multinational corporate clients across all sectors of the economy. Corpus’s approach is underpinned by a strong focus on client needs. The firm is committed to market awareness, understanding its clients’ commercial needs and providing timely solution driven advice in an effective and efficient manner in order to bring value to clients. The firm is renowned for its huge depth and breadth of expertise in energy and natural resources.
Corpus has the capacity and expertise to undertake large projects and has specialised experience in all the key industry sectors.
■ International Finance Corporation: Local advisor to IFC on all matters of Zambian law in relation to its USD460m medium term note programme. Partners: Charles Mkokweza and Sharon Sakuwaha
■ ZCCM Investment Holdings Plc: Advisor to ZCCM-IH Plc in relation to USD409m recapitalisation by way of a claw back rights issue and debt to equity conversion. Partner: Sharon Sakuwaha and Charles Mkokweza
■ Standard Bank of South Africa: Advisor to Standard Bank in relation to the USD57m acquisition financing to African Land for the acquisition of Manda Hill Mall. Partner: Sharon Sakuwaha and Charles Mkokwez
■ Itezhi Tezhi Hydro Power Project: Local advisor to the consortium of lenders in relation to the USd142m project financing of the 120MW Build Own Operate and Transfer (BOOT) Itezhi Tezhi Hydro Power and Transmission Line Project. Partner: Sharon Sakuwaha



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