Lusungu Gondwe


Managing Partner

+265(0) 994 347 900


Lusungu Gondwe is the managing partner of our Practice. He holds a Bachelors of Laws [Honours] Degree from the Chancellor College Law School University of Malawi obtained in 2008.

Lusungu launched his career at the Malawi Judiciary as Senior Resident Magistrate. He later practiced at Ralph and Anolds Associates before co-founding Ritz Attorneys –at- Law. He is duly admitted to practice in all courts and tribunals in Malawi.

Professional Experience

Lusungu has committed his professional life to banking and finance including fintech. He guides our Clients through unchartered territory, including navigating complex regulatory environments for cross-border matters that require innovative legal solutions.

As banking, finance, and fintech continues to evolve at an unprecedented speed, Lusungu remains ahead of the game.

The unlimited potential afforded by banking, finance, and fintech space provides not only a host of opportunities but also risks. To fully exploit these opportunities and to proactively and effectively manage these risks requires a combination of specialist legal skills from those who not only understand the nuances of this specialist field but who also have a deep understanding of your business and its unique requirements. Lusungu strives to achieve this on any day with ease.

His uniqueness is in his ability to lead our Ritz Attorneys at Law team multidisciplinary experts, who converge at the confluence of law, technology and banking, and finance.

Lusungu’s clients include leading banks and corporates, start-ups, investors, insurers, money remitters, and credit providers.

Lusungu regularly partners with specialists across the firm (in areas such as tax, corporate commercial, employment, and insolvency, business rescue and debt recovery), meaning that he is able to assist with all aspects of all matters across all sectors of law while ensuring that your legal requirements are handled quickly and seamlessly.

Practice Areas

  • Banking and Finance
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution 

Bar Admissions

Lusungu was called to the Malawi Bar in 2008. He practices in the Malawi Supreme Court of Appeal, The High Court of Malawi, and all courts subordinate thereto

Education and Trainings

  • 2018 – Certificate for Accelerated Leadership Program, Havard Law School – Executive Education
  • 2017 – Certificate – Membership to the Chartered Institute of Abitrators – Kenya Branch
  • 2008 – Bachelor of Laws [LLB, Hons], Chancellor College Law School, University of Malawi

Best Skills

  • Financial Services Law – Litigation and Transactional Work
  • Dispute Resolution – Both litigation and Arbitration