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Practice Areas

  • Access to capital markets
  • Acquisitions
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Business law
  • Legal due diligence
  • M&A
  • M&A due diligence
  • Mergers
  • Securities
  • Tax Law


  • Banks
  • Financial services
  • Fintech
  • Non-governmental organizations


Mr. Mwaiwathu Majawa is an associate at Ritz Attorneys at Law in the banking and finance practice group and the tax practice group in the firm. He also sits on the Practice Management Committee of the firm.

Mr. Majawa was awarded a Bachelor of Laws Degree [LLB] with Honours by the University of Malawi in 2019 and was admitted into the Malawi Bar in the same year. He is a member of the Malawi Law Society. On joining the firm, Mr Majawa thrust into the practice of Commercial Law, International Arbitration, administrative law and tax.

Mr Majawa's core focus area is in banking and finance law and tax law. In those areas, Mr Majawa is involved in the regulatory and corporate finance aspects of corporate finance in infrastructure finance, agricultural finance and sovereign lending and securities. He also assists clients in contesting disputed claims for income tax, value added tax and customs duties in industries such as gaming, manufacturing and agricultural processing and exports. He advises on industrial incentives and priority industries, rebate schemes and tax). He is currently pursuing a Master of Laws (LLB) degree at the University of Cape Town in South Africa.