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Charles Joseph Mumba

Charles Joseph Mumba

Associate, Chibesakunda & Company

Charles is an associate in the Litigation and dispute resolution department. He qualified as an advocate of the High Court for Zambia in April of 2019. Charles’ primary area of practice is corporate, commercial and labour litigation and arbitration. Charles has also gained experience in corporate advisory, corporate reorganisations, corporate finance and due diligence.

Experience has included advising:

  • Maryland Global, a subsidiary of University of Boston, on compliance of their employment handbook with local labour laws
  • A multi-national mining and exploration conglomerate, on compliance of their employment handbook and employment contracts with local labour laws
  • An international organisation on the assignment of choses in action to its subsidiary
  • USAID funded project in a matter involving a demand on a performance guarantee worth approximately USD$ 3 million
  • USAID funded project on the effect of the termination of a FIDIC contract on the bank’s obligation to pay under a performance guarantee
  • A regional development bank in an international arbitration
  • A local company on the transfer of shares for internal reorganisation and in respect of inbound investment by European based private equity fund
  • Novare Partners on the acquisition of land for the development of a multimillion dollar office
  • USAID funded project in relation to claim for vicarious liability action
  • USAID funded project on the compliance of its employment handbook with local labour laws
  • Representation of a multi-national company involved in providing engineering services and products in the mining and construction aggregates sector, in its various labour disputes; and providing employment advice in respect of claims of unfair and/or unlawful dismissal
  • Representation of a local commercial bank in its various labour disputes
  • Acting in a shareholder dispute
  • Representation of a local company in a dispute involving the unlawful encroachment of its land
  • Representation of a USAID funded project in a contractual dispute with its contractor under a FIDIC contract

Professional Qualifications

  • Advocate admitted to the High Court of Zambia (2019)


  • Zambia Institute of Advance Legal Education (ZIALE) : (2019)
  • University of Zambia, LL.B. (2017)


  • Member of the Law Association of Zambia