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

Telephone:

+260 253 822/62/66

Email Address:

  1. Background

    Diana is part of a team of experienced litigators involved in high value litigation and arbitration. She has acquired valuable experience in advising clients in several subject matters. As a seasoned litigator, she has represented clients in dispute resolution involving shareholder disputes, mining, employment law, real estate and construction, public procurement, insurance, public law litigation, intellectual property, insolvency and debt collection. Diana also represents both local and international clients before several arbitral tribunals and sits on the executive committee of the Lagos Court of Arbitration Network- Young Arbitrators.

    Diana has represented clients in dispute resolution involving shareholder disputes, mining, employment law, real estate and construction, public procurement, insurance public law litigation, intellectual property, insolvency and debt collection.

  2. Professional Membership
    • Member, Law Association of Zambia
    • Lagos Court of Arbitration – Young Arbitrators Network
  3. Professional Qualifications

    2022: Professional and Personal Development – ALSF.

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

    2016: Construction law 101 – SADC Lawyers Association

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

  4. Career Summary

    2021 – Date: Senior Associate, Musa Dudhia & Co.

    2018 – 2020: Associate, Musa Dudhia & Co.

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

  5. Trainings

    2020: Litigation Associate Foundation Programme hosted by Webber Wentzel

    2017: Advanced Construction Law hosted by the SADC Layers Association in alliance with Law Association of Zambia

    2016: Construction law 101 hosted by SADC Lawyers Association in alliance with the Law Association of Zambia

  6. 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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