Name: Lusungu Gondwe
Firm Name: Ritz Attorneys
Country: Malawi
Expertise: Commercial Law


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Professional Biography:

Lusungu Gondwe is our exclusively recommended Commercial Law expert in Malawi on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Lusungu directly using the contact details listed above.

Lusungu founded our Firm in 2013. He is the Managing Partner. Generally he focuses on corporate and commercial law. In particular, he is renowned for his banking, finance and fintech experience.

His main areas of interest are project finance, infrastructure finance, securities listings and general trading, corporate finance, investment financing, foreign direct investments and all manner of development financing. His advice areas include but are not limited to drafting commercial contracts and associated instruments, litigation, mediation, arbitration, regulatory compliance and general consultancy services in banking, finance and fintech. His clients include leading banks and corporates, start-ups, investors, insurers, money remitters, and credit providers.

As banking, finance and fintech continues to evolve at an unprecedented speed, there are not only a host of opportunities but also risks in the field. To fully exploit these opportunities and proactively and effectively manage these risks, Lusungu regularly partners with specialists across our Firm to deliver best quality service.

Lusungu graduated from University of Malawi in 2008. He earned admission to practice in Malawi the same year. He has the right to practice in the Malawi Supreme Court of Appeal, the High Court of Malawi and all Courts subordinate thereto. He subsequently attended Harvard Law School – Executive Education program for Accelerated Leadership Program. He arbitration qualifications with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Firm Overview:

Ritz Attorneys-at-Law is a leading law firm in Malawi with a multi-disciplinary team of lawyers specialising in various service sectors and practice areas. Since 2013, the Firm has rapidly grown into the largest law firm in Malawi by headcount with a combined practice experience of individual lawyers spanning over 40 years.

We are thought leaders in key aspects of local and international business, including, but not limited to, corporate and commercial law, domestic and international taxation, transfer pricing, BEPS and taxation of MNOs, customs and excise tax and procedure, tax dispute resolution, tax advisory and planning, tax treaties and international taxation, banking, finance and fintech, insurance, labour and pensions, contracts, international trade law, IT and communications law, human rights law and business law.

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