2nd Floor, Blue House, Part of Plot 2374
Great East Road Arcades

+260 96 227 5329

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Managing Partner, Zambia: Mabvuto Sakala
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: Over 400
Total staff complement: Over 800
Number of countries: 6
Number of offices: 8
Network memberships: Lex Mundi
Alliance firm: Aman & Partners LLP in Ethiopia and Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie (Nigeria)
Best friend relationships: Across Africa

Bowmans helps its clients manage legal complexity and unlock opportunity in Africa. Its enviable track record of providing legal services to the highest professional standards on the continent, spans corporate, finance, competition, taxation, employment, technology and dispute resolution matters.
With over 400 specialist lawyers, Bowmans draws on its unique knowledge of the business and socio-political environment in Africa to advise on a wide range of legal issues.
The firm delivers integrated legal services from eight offices (Cape Town, Dar es Salaam, Durban, Johannesburg, Kampala, Lusaka, Moka and Nairobi) in six countries (Kenya, Mauritius, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia).
Everywhere it operates, Bowmans offers its clients a service that uniquely blends expertise in the law, knowledge of the local market, and an understanding of their businesses. The firm’s aim is to assist its clients to achieve their objectives as smoothly and efficiently as possible while minimising the legal and regulatory risks.
Bowmans works closely with its Alliance firms, Aman & Partners LLP in Ethiopia, and Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie in Nigeria. The firm has special relationships with PFI Partnerships in Malawi, and Taciana Peão Lopes & Advogados Associados in Mozambique; a non-exclusive co-operation agreement with French international law firm Gide Loyrette Nouel that provides access to lawyers in francophone west and north Africa; regularly works with other leading independent law firms across the rest of Africa; and is a representative of Lex Mundi, a global association of more than 160 independent law firms across the globe.
Clients include domestic and foreign corporates, multinationals, funds and financial institutions, across a range of industry sectors, as well as state-owned enterprises and governments.

Bowmans team in Zambia   has been involved in precedent-setting domestic cases and pioneering cross-border transactions for nearly 20 years. 

The firm has specialist expertise in a range of sectors. Click here for further detail.

Alan Keep
Managing Partner, Group
T: +27 11 669 9348
Paras Shah
Managing Partner, Kenya
T: +254 20 289 9000
Ernest Wiltshire
Managing Partner, Uganda
T: +256 41 425 4540
Fazil Hossenkhan
Managing Partner, Mauritius
T: +230 52 98 0101
Wilbert Kapinga
Managing Partner, Tanzania
T: +255 76 898 8640