Mulenga Mundashi Legal Practitioners


1st Floor, Plot 11058, Zimbabwe House,
Haile Selassie Avenue, Longacres
Lusaka, 10101


Key contacts:

Partner: Mulenga Chiteba
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Senior Associate: Mike Chilufya
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Associate: Chimwemwe M. Bwalya
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Quick facts:

Number of partners: 5
Number of advisors: 9
Languages: English

MMLP is one of the leading and highly regarded corporate and commercial law firms in Zambia with over 23 years of market presence. Over the years, MMLP has become a firm of choice for the corporate world and a link to the Zambian market for several multinational corporate entities across the African region and the World over.

MMLP operates through four broad departments under which specific practice areas fall and teams are constituted based on the expertise of our personnel. That is, Corporate Finance and Commercial; Dispute Resolution; Tax Regulatory; and Compliance and Real Estate and Company Secretarial.

The firm’s Tax Expertise is recognized by Chambers and Partners and the firm’s Managing Partner served as the first Chairman of the Zambian Tax Appeals Tribunal (previously called the Revenue Appeals Tribunal).

‘The turnaround time and level of professionalism are unmatched.'

Compliance management:

  • Business model optimisation
  • Policy design
  • IP management

Corporate tax matters:

  • Cross-border project management
  • Restructuring
  • Transactions
  • M&A
  • Environmental
  • Financial services
  • Corporate taxes
  • Technology

Dispute resolution:

  • Audit defence
  • Audit support
  • Competition/anti-trust cases
  • Dispute resolution
  • Pre-litigation
  • ADRs
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Controversy management
  • State aid

Tax advisory:

  • Tax consulting
  • International tax advisory

Indirect tax:

  • VAT
  • Customs
  • Supply chains

  • Gaming
  • Mining
  • Energy
  • Utilities
  • Financial services

Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Tax Advisory

Mr. Michael M. Mundashi - Managing Partner
Mr. Mulenga Chiteba - Partner
Ms. Chimwemwe M. Bwalya - Associate

  • Vedanta Resources Holdings Limited - Providing an opinion on the tax implications of the transaction from a Zambian law perspective.

Commercial, Dispute Resolution & Tax Advisory

Mr. Mulenga Chiteba - Partner
Ms. Chimwemwe M. Bwalya - Associate

  • Dentsu Zambia Limited - Transfer Pricing Opinion and an internal Tax due diligence report;
  • Wave Digital - opinion on Transfer Pricing Rules;
  • First Quantum Minerals -ZCCM Investment Holdings Plc investment restructuring in Kansanshi Mining Plc;
  • First Quantum Mining and Operations Limited - Master Services Agreement between the FQM Trident Limited (“FQM Trident”) and Kansanshi Mining Plc (“Kansanshi”).

Mr. Chipili Salati - Partner
Ms. Chimwemwe M. Bwalya - Associate

  • Kobold Metals L.P - obtaining PTT exemption for mining rights and providing general tax advice on their transaction;
  • Tiemann Beer Limited - Making proposals to the Government of the Republic of Zambia to amend the Customs and Excise Act to reform Excise Duty in the Beer Industry to ensure equality;
  • Emerald Bay - regarding compliance with the Reverse VAT provisions under the VAT Act.