Arshad Dudhia is a partner in Musa Dudhia & Company Advocates based in Lusaka. Arshad has particular expertise in commercial transactions representing public and private companies, investment and retail banks and financial institutions, private equity providers, international development finance institutions with the increase in liquidations in the Zambian market he has been able to put his capital markets experience from Kenya to effective use in Zambia in recent times. Arshad is also widely recognised as being a specialist in helping clients resolve disputes efficiently and effectively through arbitration, litigation or other techniques. In addition, he has extensive insolvency experience in which he is widely considered as an expert.
Arshad holds a First Class Bachelor of Laws degree from Kings College London University. He is an Advocate of the High Court of Zambia as well as a Solicitor of the High Court of England and Wales. He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and has experience sitting as an arbitrator in Zambian commercial disputes. He serves as the secretary of the Law Association of Zambia Ethics Committee.
Arshad is referred to as having a strong reputation as a litigator with clients commenting: If you get him, you can be certain of getting good service in Chambers Global: The Worlds Leading Lawyers for Business, 2007.
Musa Dudhia & Company was established in 1958 making it one of the oldest law firms in Zambia. The firm focuses mainly on finance and banking, corporate recovery, mergers and acquisitions, labour and employment, property transactions and commercial dispute resolution.
Musa Dudhia & Company has three partners and thrives on the diversity of its partners' expertise while maintaining a strong culture of enterprise and client focus. The firm also maintains a close relationship with leading law firms in other jurisdictions, enabling it to provide the full range of services expected from a leading law firm.
The Chambers and Partners Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers (recognized as an independent benchmark for law firms around the world) has ranked Musa Dudhia & Co as number one in Zambia for the last five (5) years. Two of the firm's partners are also recognized as leading lawyers.
Firm Practice Areas
Banking and finance, Labor and Employment, Mergers and Acquisitions, Mining and Energy, Landlord and Tenant Dispute Resolutions (Court and arbitration), Conveyancing, Insolvency (receivers, receiverships and liquidation).