MAY AND COMPANY > Lusaka, Zambia > Firm Profile


Zambia > Leading firms Tier 2

MAY and Company is a full-service firm active in a wide range of areas, including M&A, and banking and finance, and real estate. In 2023, the following four partners joined the firms from Musa Dudhia & CompanyHarriet Mdala, Yosa Yosa, Mulopa Ndalameta, and Chanda Musonda-Chiluba. Mdala is an expert in M&A and corporate governance, in addition, Yosa and Ndalameta are both known for their disputes work. Currently, Mdala, Yosa, and Musonda-Chiluba head the practice together.

Practice head(s):

Mulopa Ndalameta; Harriet Mdala; Yosa Yosa


‘MAY and Company have a very experienced partners and associates. The staff are really friendly and very knowledgeable. They are also very responsive.’

‘The Team is diverse and very experienced in different areas of the law. They are usually a call, email or message away. ’

‘Yosa Yosa is a trusted legal advisor. He is versed in different areas of the law and is able to provide litigation services in relation to employment litigation and commercial dispute resolution generally.’

‘Mulopa Ndalameta is one of their stand-out partners and the contact for my organization. I value his insight, his experience and ability to articulate complex legal principles into an easily understandable format’.


Key clients

Multichoice Zambia Limited

Vivo Energy Zambia Limited

BL & D Plant Hire and Sales Limited

Africa Opportunity Fund

The Nature Conservancy

Inchcape Kenya Limited

Fraser Alexander Zambia Limited

Appasamy Associates

Freddy Hirsch Group Limited

BDO Zambia Limited

White Orchid Investment Limited

Bolabet Sports Betting Zambia

Kafue Fisheries Limited

Pick N Pay Zambia Limited

Makuku Farms Limited

Engineering Institute of Zambia

Cardinal Distributors Limited

Continental Investment Limited Trading as Corporate IT Solutions

Work highlights

  • Advising Sibanye Stillwater Limited on a $600m to $800m transaction involving the acquisition of shares in Mopani Copper Mines, one of Zambia’s copper mines.
  • Advising Cardinal Distributors Limited in a High Court action in a dispute challenging the sale of property by a financial institution to Cardinal Distributors Limited worth approximately $1m.
  • Advising Ng’andu Consulting Limited in a High Court action commenced by way of judicial review in which Ng’andu Consulting Limited is requesting the court to review the decision of the Ministry of Transport and Logistics to not perform its obligations under a settlement agreement pursuant to which the Ministry of Transport and Logistics took the benefit of a debt of approximately $13m.

MAY and Company is a dynamic full-service corporate law firm committed to providing comprehensive legal solutions to businesses of all sizes. As a new player in the industry, we bring a fresh perspective, innovative approaches, and a passion for delivering exceptional client service. Our firm is dedicated to assisting clients in navigating the complex Zambian legal landscape, enabling them to achieve their business goals with confidence.

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate Harriet Mdala +260977718860
Dispute Resolution Mulopa Ndalameta +260966726602
Insolvency and Forsensics Yosa Yosa +260974332228
Partners : 3
Associates : 4
Trainees : 3
Consutants : 2