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Name: Charles Mkokweza
Firm Name: Corpus Legal Practitioners
Country: Zambia
Expertise: Commercial Law

Telephone: +2602 11 372300
Fax: +2602 11 372323

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Professional Biography:

Charles Mkokweza is our exclusively recommended Commercial Law expert in Zambia on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Charles directly using the contact details above.

Charles is currently managing partner of Corpus Legal Practitioners, the leading full service corporate commercial law firm in Zambia. In addition he focuses his practice in energy resources and infrastructure leading a group of 11 lawyers specialising in this practice area among other groups at his firm. Throughout the 16 years of his experience, Charles has been responsible for unlocking the understanding of complex legal issues particularly in relation to the interface between different domestic sector laws and international laws that might affect multinational companies as well as extensive range of risk areas including sovereign risk, counter party risk etc. He is a master of science graduate in finance and financial law from the University of London and also holds a LLB degree from the University of Zambia. Charles has done numerous courses relevant to his area of practice including special skills training in public private partnership projects and privatisation of state owned enterprises.

Firm Overview:

Corpus is one of the leading law firms in Zambia. Our 30-member team of lawyers and professionals provides strong, consistent, client-focused, high-quality legal services designed to meet clients’ commercial and business needs. The firm, located in Lusaka, offers a unique insight into the legal and technical landscape of the Zambian market. Whether you’re seeking advice regarding banking and finance, corporate advisory, dispute resolution, real estate and construction, energy, mining and infrastructure, or other matters, Corpus can offer you specialised advice unrivalled by any law firm in Zambia.

Our partner, the global law firm Dentons, has acted on most of the jurisdiction’s major transactions in recent years, including privatisations and major mining projects. The practice focuses on four main areas: corporate advisory, banking and finance, dispute resolution, and property and conveyancing. Corpus has unmatched experience in the mining and energy sectors, and we have become the first port of call for foreign and multinational corporations investing in Zambia.

Known for our pioneering work in the Zambian commercial legal world, Corpus was one of the first legal firms to offer comprehensive corporate legal services in Zambia.