Dentons Eric Silwamba Jalasi & Linyama


12 Chilekwa Mwamba road, off Lubu road
Lusaka, Private Bag E891

+260 211 256 530

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Partner: Joseph A. Jalasi
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Number of partners: Three (3)
Number of advisors: 18
Network memberships: Dentons
Languages: English

The Firm is one of the very few Law Firms in Zambia that has the capability to offer Tax legal services. The Firm acts for a number of multi-jurisdictional and cross-border clients. Services offered include tax controversy, tax due diligence, tax advisory and transfer pricing. The Firm is ranked Tier 1 on the Legal 500. The Firm is also ranked on Chambers & Partners and IFLR 1000. Joseph A. Jalasi who leads the Tax practice is former Registrar of the Tax Appeals Tribunal.

  • Compliance management: IP management
  • Corporate tax matters: Cross-border project management
  • Corporate tax matters: Restructuring
  • Corporate tax matters: Cost-sharing arrangements
  • Corporate tax matters: Transactions
  • Corporate tax matters: M&A
  • Corporate tax matters: Environmental
  • Corporate tax matters: Financial services
  • Corporate tax matters: Technology
  • Dispute resolution: Audit defence
  • Dispute resolution: Audit support
  • Dispute resolution: Competition/anti-trust cases
  • Dispute resolution: Dispute resolution
  • Dispute resolution: Pre-litigation
  • Dispute resolution: Litigation
  • Dispute resolution: Arbitration
  • Tax advisory: International tax advisory
  • Indirect tax: VAT
  • Indirect tax: Customs
  • Transfer pricing: International Tax Planning
  • Transfer pricing: Cross-Border Project Management
  • Transfer pricing: TP Policy Design
  • Transfer pricing: Business Restructuring
  • Transfer pricing: Audit Defence
  • Transfer pricing: Competition / Anti-Trust Cases
  • Transfer pricing: Dispute Resolution
  • Transfer pricing: Litigation
  • Transfer pricing: Arbitration
  • Transfer pricing: Controversy Management

  • Accounting
  • Banking
  • Agriculture
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Insurance
  • Investment management
  • Media
  • Mining
  • Natural resources
  • Real estate
  • Pharma and life sciences
  • Transport

Practice group: Tax practice lead
Advisor: Joseph A. Jalasi
Job Title: Partner

Joseph is currently representing a number of multi-national companies before the Tax appeals Tribunal. He is also representing a major telecoms company with respect to a property transfer tax dispute arising from an internal group reorganization structuring. He is together with his team also conducting a number of tax due diligence relating to a number of cross border transactions involving multi jurisdictions.