Diana Inonge Nalishuwa

Diana Inonge Nalishuwa

Senior Associate | ALN Zambia | Musa Dudhia & Co.

Physical Address:

2nd Floor, ALN House, 1394 Mushemi Road, Rhodes Park, Lusaka, Zambia

Postal Address:

P O Box 31198 Lusaka, Zambia


+260 253 822/62/66

Email Address:

  1. Background

    Diana joined the firm through the firm’s internship programme in which the firm identifies top students at the University of Zambia’s school of law and provides internship and a path to career growth with the firm. During her time with the firm, she has acquired valuable experience in advising clients on several subject matters including dispute resolution, employment law, corporate and commercial advice, real estate and, construction law.

  2. Professional Qualifications

    2017: Zambia Institute of Advanced Legal Education, Legal Practitioners’ Qualifying Exam, Zambia

    2015: University of Zambia, Bachelor of Laws (LLB), Zambia

  3. Career Summary

    2021 – Date: Senior Associate

    2018 – 2020: Associate

    2014 – 2017: Intern and learner Legal Practitioner, Musa Dudhia & Co

  4. Top Matters
    • Acting for Rio Tinto & Exploration in connection with an Earn in Agreement with the majority shareholder of a project company holding 60% of the shareholding in which it was agreed that upon certain conditions and milestones being met, the client would have the right to earn up to 75% interest in the operations of the project company, including defending the action on behalf of the client. The minority shareholders commenced an action in the High Court against the majority shareholder and the client seeking among other things, an order to cancel and set aside the project company’s amended articles of association which introduced a dilution provision and an order that the Earn in Agreement be declared null and void for contravening the Companies Act.
    • Acting for United Nations Federal Credit Union in connection with a matter where a former United Nations employee was erroneously paid approximately USD 587 thousand, including claiming repayment of the money; obtaining a tracing order to recover the money or the assets on which it was spent; obtaining an injunction restraining disposal of assets purchased with the money; and successfully filing a novel application restraining the defendant from the use of court process, curtailing her use of and access to the court in the proceedings, in the absence of leave from the Court.

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