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Innocent Sampa

Associate | Lusaka

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Overview

Innocent Sampa is an associate in our Zambian practice.

He specialises in employment-related litigation and has acted on some of the country’s notable matters. Innocent is currently acting for a public pension fund in a class-action claim for the recalculation of terminal benefits and redundancy packages. His expertise extends to commercial claims, debt recoveries, and administrative and judicial proceedings, including responding to claims, and negotiating settlements.

Innocent has acted for clients in the pensions, energy, manufacturing and agribusiness financial services, logistics and mining sectors in matters before the superior and subordinate courts of Zambia.

Experience

The following are some of the transactions he advised on recently:

  • Silk Bridges LLP, a Kazakhstan brand operating globally in copper concentrates, in respect of USD616,575 debt recovery from Zabesha Mining Limited for unsupplied copper and cobalt ore.
  • Public Service Pension Fund Board (PSPF), a public pensions management and administration organisation, as respondent in the matter Namangolwa Mateele v Public Service Pension Fund Board, a class-action claim involving redundancy payment and employee benefits with a potential exposure of approximately ZMW 20 million.
  • Aller Aqua Zambia Limited (AAZ), a Zambian subsidiary of Aller Aqua Group, one of Europe’s largest producers of fish feed, in relation to a claim for constructive dismissal brought against AAZ by a former employee.
  • Solarquest Zambia Limited, a renewable energy company, as respondent in the matter Jinko Solar Company Limited v Solarquest Zambia Limited where Jinko has initiated business rescue proceedings in Commercial Division of the High Court of Zambia.

Qualifications

  • Member of the Law Association of Zambia.
  • Advocate of the Superior Courts of Zambia.
  • LLB Commercial Law Degree from the University of Zambia.

Overview

Innocent Sampa is an associate in our Zambian practice.

He specialises in employment-related litigation and has acted on some of the country’s notable matters. Innocent is currently acting for a public pension fund in a class-action claim for the recalculation of terminal benefits and redundancy packages. His expertise extends to commercial claims, debt recoveries, and administrative and judicial proceedings, including responding to claims, and negotiating settlements.

Innocent has acted for clients in the pensions, energy, manufacturing and agribusiness financial services, logistics and mining sectors in matters before the superior and subordinate courts of Zambia.

Experience

The following are some of the transactions he advised on recently:

  • Silk Bridges LLP, a Kazakhstan brand operating globally in copper concentrates, in respect of USD616,575 debt recovery from Zabesha Mining Limited for unsupplied copper and cobalt ore.
  • Public Service Pension Fund Board (PSPF), a public pensions management and administration organisation, as respondent in the matter Namangolwa Mateele v Public Service Pension Fund Board, a class-action claim involving redundancy payment and employee benefits with a potential exposure of approximately ZMW 20 million.
  • Aller Aqua Zambia Limited (AAZ), a Zambian subsidiary of Aller Aqua Group, one of Europe’s largest producers of fish feed, in relation to a claim for constructive dismissal brought against AAZ by a former employee.
  • Solarquest Zambia Limited, a renewable energy company, as respondent in the matter Jinko Solar Company Limited v Solarquest Zambia Limited where Jinko has initiated business rescue proceedings in Commercial Division of the High Court of Zambia.

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