Martha Mushipe Barred From Law, Closes Legal Firm
The LAZ has withdrawn the practicing licence of UPND lawyer Martha Mushipe. In addition she has been forced to close down her law firm. She is accused of running a ‘one man show.’
should not file any court process of whatever nature until further notice from the association.
In 2016 LAZ summoned Ms. Mushipe who was a senior counsel for the UPND to appear before its legal practitioners’ committee for alleged misconduct during the Constitutional Court’s hearing of the presidential election petition.
Police at the time charged and arrested Lusaka lawyer Martha Mushipe for being in possession of seditious materials.
The charge related to a confidential document entitled “Strategy of domination PF against UPND 2015-2016 and beyond-UPND at crossroads-transition or conflict/Patriotic Front’s use of ethnic divide and rule as a means of maintaining political control in Zambia 2015-2016 and beyond”.