Eric Silwamba, Jalasi & Linyama


plot no. 12 @ william button place
chilekwa mwamba road off lubu saise roads
longacres post net box 571, p/bag e891

+260 21 125 6530

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Partner: Joseph Alexander Jalasi
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ERIC SILWAMBA, JALASI AND LINYAMA Legal Practitioners is a Zambian Law Firm. The firm has been in existence for over thirty years as Eric Silwamba and Company. In 2013 it was rebranded to ERIC SILWAMBA, JALASI AND LINYAMA 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 offers boutique style legal services to its Clients. The firm unlike its competitors is able to offer a wide range of services from Criminal to Civil Litigation to Corporate and to Mergers and Acquisitions.

In September 2019 Dentons the world’s largest firm by headcount voted to admit ESJL to its network of independent firms.

The firm is engaged in high level dispute resolution which range from Tax, Banking and Finance, Corporate, Mining, Energy, Environmental and Criminal litigation.

The Firm regularly publishes in conjunction with the International Comparative Legal Guide on Mining Law, Tax Law, Commercial Real Estate, Arbitration, Energy and Litigation.

The firm has actively developed practice with respect to legislative drafting. The firm has hired the services of Mrs. Doris K. Mwinga former Clerk of National Assembly and a Chief Parliament Counsel to lead the growth of this department.

This well-respected firm is best known for its strong litigation practice, for which it continues to be highly regarded. It is equally respected for its commercial work. Interviewees endorse its litigation reputation and say it "continues to be a great firm" in this area.