Piziya Office Park, Stand No. 2374
Thabo Mbeki Road
Managing Partner: Sydney Chisenga
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Number of Lawyers: 20
Network Memberships: 3
Corpus is a full house corporate and commercial law firm based in Lusaka, Zambia, that aims to provide legal services to the highest international standards. We offer world class legal services to local, regional and international clients, providing a crucial legal link to the growing Zambian market based on our understanding of the law, business and industry in Zambia and the region.
Our aim is to assist our clients in achieving their objectives as smoothly and efficiently as possible while minimising the legal and regulatory risks. While reliable technical legal advice is always very important, the ability to deliver that advice in a coherent and relevant way, combined with transaction management, structuring, negotiating and drafting skills, are essential to the supply of high-quality legal services. Corpus delivers those services to the highest international standards.
We act for corporations, NGOs, financial institutions, trusts and state-owned enterprises in providing clear, relevant and timely legal advice in order to assist clients in achieving their objectives and managing their legal risks. Corpus’ core competences lie in the expertise offered through our four operating practices, namely:
Corporate; Commercial; Agribusiness; Restructuring & Insolvency; Tax; Employment & Benefits; Public Procurement & Outsourcing; Trusts & Charities
Banking & Finance
Capital Markets; Banking; M&A; Private Equity; Financial Regulation; Insurance; Pensions
Dispute Resolution & Public Policy
Litigation; Arbitration; Competition; Telecommunications, Media & Technology; Public Law; Franchising & Distribution
Energy, Resources & Infrastructure
Mining & Metals; Oil & Gas; Power; Natural Resources; Environment & Climate Change; Transport & Logistics; Intellectual Property; Infrastructure; Real Estate; Hotels & Leisure
Our goal is to be the market leader in the provision of legal services to corporate clients with business interests in the region by offering a professional, client-centered quality service with passion and integrity. Our strong team of transactional and litigation lawyers with extensive experience handling significant complex matters sets us apart as the go-to firm in the market and earns us our reputation as the go-to firm for innovative and first-of-a-kind work.
Our Business Approach
Our business strategy is underpinned by our aspiration to be the region’s premier law practice. We aim to achieve this by applying a client centric approach and offering innovative and practical solutions. We believe good service delivery is not only about applying the law but understanding our clients’ needs and business goals. We recognize the value of knowing our client’s business and, therefore, we invest in learning about our client’s business, the industry in which the business operates, how the business fits in the marketplace and the challenges faced. This knowledge equips us with the ability to anticipate potential legal and regulatory risks and offer practical advice tied to the realities of our client’s business.
The calibre, deep industry knowledge and reputation of our people also enables us to add real value and create opportunities for our clients by making connections between them and our extensive network of contacts and experts. We believe good service delivery is not only about applying the law but understanding our clients’ needs and business goals.