Mulenga Mundashi Legal Practitioners (“MMLP”) is one of the leading and highly regarded corporate and commercial law firms based in Lusaka, Zambia. MMLP was established in 1999 and has over the years established itself to become the firm of choice for the corporate world particularly in the areas of tax advisory and tax dispute resolution.
We strive to become Zambia’s most sophisticated, full-service law firm by delivering high-quality legal services and value to our clients. We aim to achieve this by operating within our business principles of collaboration, excellence, intellectual rigor, client focus and integrity. We aim to provide the highest standard of practical and innovative legal services to our client’s most complex legal problems anchored on the in-depth understanding of our client’s business needs and Zambian law. MMLP is a collaborating firm of Andersen Global. Andersen, is an international association of legally separate, independent member firms with more than 6,000 professionals worldwide, over 800 global Partners, and a presence in over 198 locations through its member firms and collaborating firms. MMLP’s collaboration with Andersen gives it an edge in the provision of tax and financial advisory services to its clients.
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).
ERIC SILWAMBA, JALASI AND LINYAMA Legal Practitioners is a Zambian Law Firm. The firm has been in existence for over thirty five years initially as Eric Silwamba and Company. In 2013 it was rebranded to ERIC SILWAMBA, JALASI AND LINYAMA (ESJL) Legal Practitioners following the admission to partnership of Joseph Jalasi and Lubinda Linyama. It has over the years developed to the level of being among the top law firms in Zambia. The firm unlike its competitors is able to offer a wide range of services from Criminal to Civil Litigation to Corporate services to Mergers and Acquisitions.
In December 2020, the Firm combined with Dentons, the world’s largest firm by headcount. The firm is highly ranked by World Tax, Chambers and Legal 500.
The firm is one of the few Zambian Law firms which provides services with respect to Tax. The Lead Partner, Joseph Jalasi served as Registrar for the Tax Appeals Tribunal for 7 years. The Firm has been a pioneer in arguing novel tax cases. Over the last ten years, the firm has evolved beyond tax dispute resolution to include, tax planning, TP documentation and tax due diligence/ tax health check. The firms tax department boasts of well experienced tax practitioners.