• (+260 211) 253 822
  • fpatel@musadudhia.co.zm
  • 3rd Floor, Mpile Office Park, 74 Independence Avenue
  • P.O Box: 31198, Lusaka, Zambia

Gulam Farid Patel | Senior Partner | Musa Dudhia & Co.


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.

Professional Qualifications

  • Advocate, High Court of Zambia

Career Summary

1977 – Date: Partner, Musa Dudhia & Co

1974 – 1977: Associate, Musa Dudhia & Co

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

Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Real Estate, Property and Construction

Top Matters

  • Acting for Commonwealth Development Corporation 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.