Chilume Africa

Corporate and Commercial Law Firm in Botswana

Pan African

Commercial Business Solutions

We are Chilume Africa, a corporate and commercial law firm based in Gaborone, Botswana with over 20 years of experience.

We are members of a reputable pan-African international law firm headquartered in Ghana, A.B. & David Africa, which has significant geographic reach throughout Africa.

This membership provides a forum to provide commercial business services and conduct regional and cross border transactions, enbaling us to, when required, call on significant resources, institutional knowledge and specialist lawyers in various areas.

“Our 20+ years of experience allows us to service financial institutions, public utilities, national and international insurance and reinsurance companies, leading multi nationals, the government and other blue chip corporates.”

Practice Areas

Corporate and Commercial

The Firm has advised on a wide spectrum of transactions including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, public private partnerships, sale and purchases, asset disposals, restructurings and tax. This would include conduct of legal due diligence investigations to reveal potential risks and liabilities.

Mining and Energy

The Firm has advised various mining houses on regulatory and transactional matters, as well as financing aspects and deal negotiations.

Real Estate and Conveyancing

The Firm has advised extensively on property developments, both commercial and residential, and has an active conveyancing department.

Banking and Finance

The Firm advises on all aspects of banking and finance, and capital markets, including regulatory and compliance aspects of banking (loans and securities) and non-banking institutions, project finance, Islamic finance and private equity


The Firm has advised on various aspects of the insurance industry including regulatory aspects and claims, as well as, mediation and litigation.

Transportation and Logistics

The Firm has advised on transportation, air, land and water, logistics, warehousing and customs clearing.