Hope Ndao

Hope Ndao

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

    During her time at the firm, Hope has acquired experience in advising clients on an array of subject matters, including banking and finance, employment law, capital markets, private equity funds, pension fund management, and corporate and commercial law.  She has advised various international and local clients. Hope is a determined litigant and has been key in successfully protecting her clients interests.

  2. Professional Membership
    • Law Association of Zambia
  3. Professional Qualifications

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

    2016: University of Zambia, Bachelor of Laws (LLB), Zambia

  4. Career Summary

    2020 – Date: Senior Associate, Musa Dudhia & Co

    2017 – 2019: Associate, Musa Dudhia & Co

    2016 – 2017: Learner Legal Practitioner, Musa Dudhia & Co

    2014 – 2016: Intern, Musa Dudhia & Co

  5. Top Matters
    • Acting for Liquid Group in connection with a senior secured bond offering by one of the members of the client group to refinance its existing notes, including reviewing the New York law governed offering memorandum and purchase agreement from a Zambian law perspective; reviewing the Zambian law regulatory, security and related disclosures in the offering memorandum; and reviewing the Zambian subsidiary’s corporate, regulatory and licensing framework.
    • Acting for Standard Chartered Bank in connection with a matter where SCB was acting as agents to some finance parties with the financing, including reviewing the facility agreement in respect of the transaction from a Zambian law perspective and preparing the corporate authorizations required including board resolutions and director’s certificate.

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