Allen & Overy elevates 36 to partnership

Proportion of women in latest round rises to 42% from 36% last year as overall number of promotions dips

Bowmans continues pan-African expansion with Malawi and Zambia office launches

New openings take Bowmans' African office network to nine across eight countries

  • 4yrs

Blockchain consortium expands to Africa with Miranda Alliance

The Miranda Alliance has announced that it has joined the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium (GLBC) as its first African organization.

  • 5yrs

ICC commission targets arbitration growth in Africa

The ICC International Court of Arbitration (ICC) is to launch an Africa Commission to co-ordinate its growth and activity in Africa.

  • 5yrs

New study highlights critical role of corporate governance in Africa

Corporate governance improvements are linked to value creation in Africa, according to 2018 Africa Sustainability Study.

Ex-railways chief 'ditched' in court by lawyers

Professor Clive Chirwa, formerly the chief executive officer of Zambia Railways Limited, has 'ditched' lawyers engaged to defend him from corruption charges.

  • 10yrs

Wigs could be ditched in Zambia courts

The British High Commissioner to Zambia, James Thornton, has said that there is 'no point' in judges continuing to wear wigs and robes.

  • 10yrs

Zambian lawyers protest against Chief Justice

The Zambian Law Association, law firms and individual lawyers have been involved in a 'dignified protest' at the continued stay in office of acting Chief Justice Phillis Lombe Chibesakunda.

  • 10yrs

Zambian lawyers threaten legal action

The Law Association of Zambia is threatening legal action to challenge the position of the country's acting Chief Justice.

  • 10yrs

British sugar giant 'denies emphatically' Zambian tax avoidance scheme

Associated British Foods has today rejected allegations that it engaged in any illegal or immoral tax avoidance in Zambia, adding that it believes it has been 'wronged' through inaccurate accounts.

  • 11yrs

Zambian lawyers plead for greater co-operation with new chief justice

Successful reforms in the Zambian Judiciary and legal profession will only materialise if lawyers and senior judges work more closely, according to one of the country's leading practitioners.

  • 12yrs