Dr. Pamela T. Sambo 

Institutional Affiliation: University of Zambia Law School 

Contact: pamela.sambo@unza.zm 

Professor Pamela Sambo lectures in environmental law and research methodology at the University of Zambia Law School, where she has also held various administrative posts. She holds a PhD in environmental law from the University of Manchester, a Master of Laws in environmental law from the University of KwaZulu Natal and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Zambia. She is licensed to practice law in the superior courts in Zambia. She is a member of the Commission of Environmental Lawyers under the World Conservation Union (IUCN), International Bar Association (IBA), Commonwealth Lawyers’ Association (CLA) and the Law Association of Zambia (LAZ). 

Sambo has more than 20 years’ experience in Zambian law, policy research and analysis. Her work includes a focus on cross-cutting environmental issues, mineral resources extraction and management, sustainable rural development and human rights. Sambo’s research interests include environmental justice considerations in the context of natural resources exploitation; namely wildlife, forestry, fisheries and mineral resources, climate change in Zambia and Sub Saharan Africa. She is presently involved in international research and collaboration in various aspects of environmental law; for example, the possibility of drafting framework legislation for sustainable soil management in Africa, sustainable wildlife management and legality of the timber value chain in Zambia.  



Publications (Selected)

Sambo, Pamela Towela (2019) “Vedanta Resources PLC and Konkola Copper Mines PLC v Lungowe and Others 2019 UKSC 20,” SAIPAR Case Review: Vol. 2 : Iss. 2 , Article 5.[Text Wrapping Break]Available at: https://scholarship.law.cornell.edu/scr/vol2/iss2/5 

Sambo, Pamela Towela (2019) “Konkola Copper Mines PLC v Nyasulu and 2000 Others Appeal No. 1/2012,” SAIPAR Case Review: Vol. 2 : Iss. 2 , Article 4. [Text Wrapping Break]Available at: https://scholarship.law.cornell.edu/scr/vol2/iss2/4 

Pamela Towela Sambo