Lupiya is Head of Banking and M&A for Corpus and primarily acts for international clients on their transactions in Zambia, including international development banks seeking to invest in Zambia’s growing private sector, as well as international commercial banks.
Lupiya has 13 years’ experience with his principal areas of activity being; syndicated bank lending (including acquisition finance, trade and export finance), restructuring and rescheduling of various kinds of financings as well as structured finance. He has particularly been influential on matters relating to sovereign debt and guarantees.
Lupiya helps his clients understand and successfully overcome local law challenges and risks related to financing and leasing of assets across the region.
Lupiya is a Chambers and IFLR1000-ranked attorney.
Lupiya obtained his LLM in Commercial Law from the University of Cambridge and LLB from the University of Zambia. He is an Advocate of the Superior Courts of Zambia, a member of the International Bar Association, Law Association of Zambia and is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales. Lupiya is also admitted as a solicitor of England and Wales.