DLA Piper

Lusaka Office

Chibesakunda & Company (part of DLA Piper Group)
Abacus House Kabelenga Road


Tel +260 1 236319
Fax +260 1 236478


Latest News

    DLA to end Indonesia alliance

    August 24, 2016 DLA Piper will be ending its alliance with Indonesian firm Ivan Almaida Baely & Firmansyah (IAB&F), although DLA will continue to work with Indonesian firms, including IAB&F. The formal alliance between DLA and IAB&F was…

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    DLA Piper halts Indonesia alliance

    August 18, 2016 DLA Piper has announced plans to end its 3-year alliance with Indonesian firm Ivan Almaida Baely & Firmansyah (IAB&F). Despite terminating the formal relationship, DLA will continue to work with Indonesian firms,…

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    DLA Piper sets sights on Chile expansion

    August 10, 2016 DLA Piper is considering Chile as its next Latin American target, as the firm continues its international expansion in the region. DLA is in talks with local firms, and is considering combining with a local practice…

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    DLA Piper international turnover up 4%

    August 10, 2016 DLA Piper released financial results for 2015/16, revealing a 4% increase in international turnover to £768.8m and a net profit rise of 2.5% to £159.4m. Average profit per equity partner (PEP) was up almost 3% to…

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    Kennedys pushing further into Latin America

    August 2, 2016 Kennedys has announced its expansion into Chile and Colombia, as part of a broader push by the firm into Latin America this year, which also includes openings in Brazil in Peru. The firm’s Chile team, which will focus…

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    Latham hires heavyweight from Slaughter and May

    August 2, 2016 Latham & Watkins has hired Sanjev Warna-kula-suriya away from Slaughter and May, where he made partner in 1997 and spent a total of nearly three decades. Warna-kula-suriya served as head of structured finance at…

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    DLA Piper ties up with Swedish law firm

    July 1, 2016 DLA Piper has announced that it will be boosting its presence in the Nordic countries through a new tie-up with Swedish firm Grönberg Advokatbyrå. Grönberg Advokatbyrå was launched in 1929 and focuses on…

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    DLA Piper explores AI solutions in latest deal

    June 14, 2016 DLA Piper has engaged Canadian tech company Kira Systems to create an artificial intelligence tool that will review documents during M&A transactions. Kira Systems signed a similar deal with accounting firm Deloitte…

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    Howse Williams Bowers hires partner from JPM

    June 4, 2016 Howse Williams Bowers, a firm in Hong Kong, has added a partner to its banking practice. The firm hired Antony Yung from JP Morgan, where Yung previously worked as an executive director and assistant general…

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    DLA Piper appoints South Africa managing partner

    May 24, 2016 DLA Piper has appointed former Webber Wentzel corporate partner Johannes Gouws as managing partner in South Africa. DLA Piper launched offices at the end of last year in Casablanca and Johannesburg, its first in Africa.…

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