Our areas of work include:

 

Annual general meetings and annual reports, board procedures, board committees, corporate governance issues, difficult company meetings, directors’ indemnities, general company meetings, share buybacks and share plans

 

Employment / Labour Law

The firm focuses on all aspects of Employment Law in Zimbabwe and the sub region, which include:-

  • Drafting and scrutinizing of employment contracts
  • Drafting and registering Codes of Conduct
  • Providing advice on Retrenchments and Dismissals
  • General labour law consultancy and training
  • Representation at hearings at internal and court levels.
  • Occupational health and safety law

 

 Banking and Finance Law

 Under this practice area the firm advises six leading commercial banks and three leading building societies in Zimbabwe. We remain the firm of preference by Zimbabwe’s banking sector, offering cutting edge services, which include:-

  • Rendering opinions on financial agreements;
  • Drafting and vetting of both domestic and International financial agreements;
  • Rendering opinions in domestic and international legislation pertaining to the banking and financial services sector;
  • Debt recoveries and foreclosures.

 

Tax Law

We have a tax law practice with deep-rooted tax knowledge to the best levels, while retaining the ability to respond to a company’s most specific needs. The practice offers practical and responsive advice to a wide range of clients ranging from small to medium enterprises, individuals to well established companies locally, in the region and internationally. Practice areas are as detailed below:

  • Tax advice on VAT, Income and Capital gains, other tax heads
  • International tax issues including inbound / outbound investments
  • Tax issues on corporate tax mergers and acquisitions
  • Purchases and Sales of Business
  • Advice on investment Structures
  • Structured finance and commercial property transactions
  • Share incentive schemes,
  • Zimra queries, appeals, objections and reviews
  • Taxation of trusts

 

Intellectual Property

This practice focuses on intellectual property matters in Zimbabwe and the world over. Although the firm does not presently employ a specialist Legal Practitioner who deals with Intellectual Property, we do have practitioners who have hands on experience in, and offer basic advice on:

  • The registration and protection of intellectual property
  • Drafting intellectual property licensing and protection agreements
  • Intellectual property litigation

 

Estate Planning & Administration

 We offer the following services under this Practice:-

  • Drafting of wills
  • Registration of family trusts including special trusts to cater for special needs beneficiaries
  • Acting as executors and administrators of deceased estates
  • General estate planning advice

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Conveyancing and Notarial Work*

  • Drafting of Transfer authorisations
  • Transfer registrations
  • Bond registrations
  • Replacement of lost, destroyed or defaced title deeds
  • Landlord and Tenant law consultancy
  • Notarial bonds
  • Name Changes