Corporate legal services in Malawi
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Top tier law firm in Malawi – Sacranie Gow & Co


LEX Africa member firm Sacranie Gow and Co, is a top performing corporate and commercial law firm in Malawi.

This firm is well established as one of Malawi’s go-to groups for corporate and commercial work. The practice offers expert counsel in a range of matters, including banking and finance, M&A and natural resources.

This highly rated team is regularly sought out by international law firms and multinational companies to advise on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters. It has a strong track record in project and commodity finance as well as commercial litigation. The lawyers are also well versed with cross-border mandates. Market sources are quick to point out that the team provides an excellent service.

Frequently engaged by international firms, the team is noted for its experience representing clients from overseas.

Practice Areas:

  • Privatisation
  • Foreign investments
  • Joint ventures
  • Takeovers
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Reconstructions
  • Competition law
  • Aviation law
  • Banking law
  • Corporate finance
  • International finance
  • Telecommunications
  • Patents and trademarks
  • Intellectual property
  • Insurance
  • Exchange control
  • Labour and industrial relations law
  • Property law
  • Mining law
  • Building law
  • Incorporation of charities and NGO’s |
  • Private and family law, including wills, trusts, estate administration Citizenship and immigration law
  • Litigation
  • Revenue/ tax
  • Constitutional, administrative and criminal law


  • Ranked Band 2 General Business Law in Malawi by Chambers and Partners
  • Shabir Latif ranked Band 2 in General Business Law in Malawi by Chambers and Partners – Sources describe Shabir Latif as a “very fine lawyer” who understands the intricacies of Malawian commercial law. Interviewees also appreciate his wealth of experience. He handles commercial mandates as well as corporate disputes.

Downloads on Malawi:

Guide to doing business in Malawi