Eddie K. Mwitwa

Eddie K. Mwitwa

Zambia

LAZ President

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Eddie Kalela Mwitwa, is the current President of the Law Association of Zambia (LAZ). He is also a Member of a number of Boards for Statutory and Private Corporations where he serves either as Board Member or Secretary.

Eddie is also a Notary Public and the Managing Partner of Mwenye & Mwitwa –Advocates, a full service law firm based in Lusaka and fully ranked by Chambers & Partners, an international directory for top law firms and lawyers in the world.

Prior to establishing the firm with the immediate past Attorney General and Solicitor General of the Republic of Zambia, Musa Mwenye, S.C., Eddie practiced law successfully in the firms of Corpus Globe Legal Practitioners and Sharpe Howard and Mwenye Legal Practitioners, which later became Sharpe & Howard Legal Practitioners. He had also previously worked for the Zambia National Service, as Legal Officer as well as a State Advocate in the Ministry of Justice, under the Attorney General Chambers. He has a bias towards labour, corporate and commercial litigation.

Eddie, obtained his Bachelor of Laws Degree with a Merit from the University of Zambia in 2002 and was admitted to the Zambian Bar on the 9th of January 2004. For being the top student during his Bar Exams, he was awarded an internship a UK based Law Firm, Denton Wilde Sapte.