Name: Lusungu Gondwe
Firm Name: Ritz Attorneys
Jurisdiction: Malawi
Practice Area: Commercial Law

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Professional Biography:

Leaders in Law endorses Lusungu Gondwe as our exclusively recommended Commercial Law expert in Malawi. If you wish to get in touch with Lusungu please use the contact information provided above.

Practice Areas

  • Corporate Law
  • Commercial Law

Managing Partner

Lusungu founded our Firm in 2013. He is the Managing Partner. Generally he focuses on corporate and commercial law. In particular, he is renowned for his banking, finance and fintech experience. His main areas of interest are project finance, infrastructure finance, securities listings and general trading, corporate finance, investment financing, foreign direct investments and all manner of development financing. His advice areas include but are not limited to drafting commercial contracts and associated instruments, litigation, mediation, arbitration, regulatory compliance and general consultancy services in banking, finance and fintech. His clients include leading banks and corporates, start-ups, investors, insurers, money remitters, and credit providers.

As banking, finance and fintech [the field] continues to evolve at an unprecedented speed, there are not only a host of opportunities but also risks in the field. To fully exploit these opportunities and proactively and effectively manage these risks, Lusungu regularly partners with specialists across our Firm [in areas such as tax, corporate transactions, employment, insolvency, business rescue, debt recovery and mergers and acquisitions] to deliver best quality service.

Lusungu graduated from University of Malawi in 2008. He earned admission to practice in Malawi the same year. He has the right to practice in the Malawi Supreme Court of Appeal, the High Court of Malawi and all Courts subordinate thereto. He subsequently attended Harvard Law School – Executive Education program for Accelerated Leadership Program. He arbitration qualifications with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Firm Description:

Ritz Attorneys-at-Law (the Firm) is a leading law firm in Malawi with a multi-disciplinary team of lawyers specialising in various service sectors and practice areas.  Since 2013, the Firm has rapidly grown into the largest law firm in Malawi by headcount with a combined practice experience of individual lawyers spanning over 40 years.

We are thought leaders in key aspects of local and international business, including, but not limited to, corporate and commercial law, domestic and international taxation (i.e. corporate, individual and charities/INGOs), transfer pricing, BEPS and taxation of MNOs, customs and excise tax and procedure, tax dispute resolution, tax advisory and planning, tax treaties and international taxation, banking, finance and fintech, insurance, labour and pensions, contracts, international trade law, IT and communications law, (international) human rights law and business law.