Plot No.12 @ William Burton Place, Chilekwa Mwamba Road
Off Lubu/Saise Roads, Longacres

+260 21 125 6530

Key contacts:

Senior Partner: Joseph Jalasi
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Number of lawyers: 15
Network memberships: Dentons
Languages: English

ERIC SILWAMBA, JALASI AND LINYAMA Legal Practitioners is a Zambian Law Firm. The firm has been in existence for over thirty five years initially as Eric Silwamba and Company. In 2013 it was rebranded to ERIC SILWAMBA, JALASI AND LINYAMA (ESJL) Legal Practitioners following the admission to partnership of Joseph Jalasi and Lubinda Linyama. It has over the years developed to the level of being among the top law firms in Zambia.The firm unlike its competitors is able to offer a wide range of services from Criminal to Civil Litigation to Corporate services to Mergers and Acquisitions.

In December 2020, the Firm combined with Dentons, the world’s largest firm by headcount. The firm is highly ranked by World Tax, Chambers and Legal 500.

The firm provides various corporate services which include Tax, Banking and Finance, Corporate, Mining, Energy, Environmental and Dispute Resolution.

The Firm regularly publishes articles in association the International Comparative Legal Guide, Lexology, Mondaq, Chambers and Legal 500 in practice areas including Mining Law, Tax Law, Commercial Real Estate, Arbitration, Energy, Employment and litigation.

  • Asset finance
  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Derivatives
  • Competition
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate funds
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Securitisation
  • Structured finance/securitisation
  • Trade finance