Law firm in Zambia
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Top tier law firm in Zambia – Corpus Legal Practitioners


Corpus remains a premier commercial law firm in Zambia, focused on guiding local and international clients through complex financial transactions, government and regulatory matters, corporate compliance, dispute resolution, and other legal issues.  Clients seek out Corpus because of its depth of experience in handling complex matters of Zambian law, its practical approach to solving legal problems, and its commitment to upholding international standards of excellence in our work.

Many of the issues Corpus addresses are first-of-their-kind in Zambia, where the legal and regulatory regime is still developing. In recent years, Corpus has advised on numerous novel matters including financial derivatives, repurchases transactions, securities offerings and regulation, to large-scale debt restructuring, solar energy regulation, international arbitration.  Corpus’ international orientation and experience informs the solutions it provides, and the size of its team (the largest of any firm in Zambia) allows for the degree of specialization necessary to handle complex and novel matters.

Practice Areas:

  • Capital Markets
  • Banking
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Financial Regulation
  • Insurance
  • Pensions
  • Corporate
  • Commercial
  • Agribusiness
  • Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Tax
  • Employment and Benefits
  • Public Procurement and Outsourcing
  • Trusts and Charities
  • Mining and Metals
  • Oil and Gas
  • Power
  • Natural Resource
  • Environment and Climate Change
  • Transport and Logistics
  • Infrastructure
  • Real Estate
  • Hotels & Leisure
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Competition
  • Telecommunications, Media and Technology
  • Public Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Franchising and Distribution


“For our market, it is definitely the front runner in banking and finance legal services. Very professional in approach and delivery – they get the job done and done well.” (Chambers Global 2018)

“The lawyers are thorough in their advice, well resourced and able to meet tight deadlines.” (Chambers Global 2017)

“The attorneys are impressive operators and demonstrate good legal knowledge. They understand client requirements, and provide timely and commercial advice” (Chambers Global 2012)

Downloads on Zambia:

Guide to doing business in Zambia

Insolvency and Debt Restructuring in Zambia

Guide to Mining in Zambia

Guide to Foreign Money Judgments and Arbitral Awards in Zambia