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Amusa Gabriel Akapelwa

Amusa Gabriel Akapelwa

Associate, Chibesakunda & Company

Amusa is an associate in the Litigation and dispute resolution department. He qualified as an advocate of the High Court for Zambia in October 2021.

Amusa’s primary area of practice is civil litigation with particular focus on corporate, commercial and labour litigation and arbitration. Amusa has also gained experience in banking and finance and corporate advisory.

Experience has included the following:

  • Representation of an international property development company of in a multi-million dollar arbitration;
  • Acting for of a local insurance company in various labour disputes;
  • Representation of an international agricultural investor in an international arbitration and subsequent commercial litigation matter;
  • Representation of an international beverages company in a trademark dispute;
  • Acting for local residents in a dispute involving environmental protection;
  • Acting for an multi-national mining simulation developer in a commercial dispute with a customer;
  • Acting for a local energy company in a tortious dispute;
  • Representing various clients in mediations relating to commercial disputes;
  • Acting for a local agricultural company in a competition dispute;
  • Advising and representation of a parastatal in a mining acquisition;
  • Acting for an international satellite operator in a commercial dispute;
  • Representation of an international mining company in various disputes;
  • Advising multi-national company in facility and security agreements;
  • Representation of an international construction company in commercial disputes;

Professional Qualifications

  • Advocate admitted to the High Court of Zambia (2021)


  • Zambia Institute of Advance Legal Education (ZIALE) (2021)
  • University of Law, MSC (2017)
  • KDU University (UOL Program), LL.B. (2015)


  • Member of the Law Association of Zambia