Sharon is a corporate lawyer who has been ranked by Chambers and Partners severally as one of Zambia’s top corporate finance lawyers; cited as a Highly Regarded Lawyer for Mergers and Acquisitions by IFLR 1000 and as a ‘Leading Individual’ by Legal 500. She has over 16 years of experience advising Zambian, regional and international clients on M&A deals, capital markets transactions, financing, fund formation, mining, private equity and projects.
Sharon is highly regarded for her transactional track record and is considered a thought leader in the African private equity and venture capital deals scene. She is also known for her corporate finance expertise. She has worked with clients like Cargill, Prudential, Copperbelt Energy Plc and ZCCM-IH Plc, China Non-Ferrous Metals among many others.
She also has experience working on some of Zambia’s groundbreaking deals. For example, she advised IFC regarding its debut USD 460 million medium-term note program and the issuance of the debut USD 23 million (in Zambian Kwacha) Zambezi bond under the first tranche; the first of its kind.
Sharon is dual-qualified, as she is a qualified English Solicitor and Zambian advocate. She holds an LLB from the University of Zambia and an LLM in Corporate Finance Law from the University of Westminster.