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Chishimba Patricia Kachasa

Chishimba Patricia Kachasa

Head of Coprorate Advisory
Associate Partner, Chibesakunda & Company

Chishimba has legal advisory and transactional work experience in areas including capital markets, employment, project financing and M&A. Chishimba has human resources experience and therefore provides on-going legal advice on employment matters to a number of international organisations operating in Zambia. Her advisory experience has been valuable to corporate and commercial clients during their restructuring processes where she provides advice on implementation of tax efficient, legal compliant transactions and provides practical advice on human capital integration matters.

Chishimba also provides clients with legislative and sector specific regulatory compliance support. She is an associate member of the Chartered Governance Institute.

Chishimba’s experience includes:

  • Provision of legal advice on company incorporation and registration of foreign branches, company restructuring and general company secretarial services;
  • Capital markets transaction advisory services with respect to rights offers (CEC PLC), IPOs (Madison Financial Services PLC), Medium Term Note Programmes (ZNBS, Bayport, Madison Finance Company Limited)
  • Provision of legal advice to clients on employment matters and drafting contracts, employee handbooks and manuals;
  • Provision of legal advisory services to foreign banks providing facilities to the Government of the Republic of Zambia on projects such as Safe City, Solar Mill Project and Kafue Gorge Lower Power Development Corporation Limited.
  • Provision of legal transaction advice with respect to legal compliance and authorization with regulators such as the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, the Pensions and Insurance Authority, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Labour Commission;
  • Provision of transaction advice to ZCCM-IH with respect to streamlining investment assets
  • Provision of legal advisory services on an on-going basis to clients such as Citibank Zambia Limited, ME Long Teng, FHI360, DAI, Gardaworld Zambia, JHPIEGO, ICAP Zambia

Professional Qualifications

  • Advocate admitted to the Supreme Court of Zambia (2016)
  • Advocate admitted to the High Court of Zambia (2013)
  • Associate Member of the Chartered Governance Institute


  • Zambia Institute of Advance Legal Education (ZIALE), 2013
  • University of Leeds (UK) LL.M. (2010)
  • University of Leeds (UK) LL.B. (2009)


  • Member of the Law Association of Zambia