Gulam Farid Patel

Gulam Farid Patel

Senior Partner | 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


+260 211 253 822

Email Address:

  1. Background

    Mr Patel is a Partner at Musa Dudhia & Co in Lusaka, Zambia. He obtained a law degree from the University of Zambia in 1973 and was admitted to the bar on 6th May 1974. He joined Musa Dudhia & Co. in June 1974 and became a Partner in June 1977.

    Farid has over forty years of experience in a wide range of commercial and corporate transactions, including litigation in the High Court and Supreme Court of Zambia, debt recovery, licensing and regulatory work, and real estate conveyancing matters. He has acted as local counsel to foreign law firms and companies, advising on asset disposal and investments schemes. Farid also handles matrimonial matters.

  2. Professional Qualifications
    • Advocate, High Court of Zambia
  3. Career Summary

    1977 – Date: Partner, Musa Dudhia & Co

    1974 – 1977: Associate, Musa Dudhia & Co

    1973 – 1974: Ministry of Legal Affairs, Attorney General’s Chambers

  4. Top Matters
    • Acting for Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) in connection with their project financing arrangement for large retail shopping centre in Zambia.
    • Acting for Zambia Privatization Agency in connection with the privatization of Zambia Sugar, Zambia’s largest sugar company, including participating in the negotiations of the sale and reviewing and completing the share sale agreement.
    • Advising liquidators of Zambia Airways Corporation in connection with employee disputes and other liquidation related matters.

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