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Simplicio Bhebhe


Simplicio holds an LL.B (Hons) degree from the University of Zimbabwe and a Master of Laws- International Trade and Commercial Law (LLM) (Durham, UK). He is also a holder of a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Edinburgh, UK. He joined the firm in 2010 and was admitted into partnership in 2013. He has a commercial law practice specialising in employment law, administrative law and drafting and reviewing of contracts.…

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Sue Brighton


Work Experience:

Sue is one of the senior partners at Gill, Godlonton & Gerrans and has been a partner in the firm for over 30 years. She holds an BL and LLB (Hons) from the University of Zimbabwe and LLM from Cambridge University.

Sue has a wealth of experience relating to a wide range of transactions particularly in relation to infrastructure projects, inward investments, structuring and securitisation.…

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Simon G J Bull

Senior Partner

Practice Areas:
Family law – Criminal Matters- Unlawful detentions
Graduated from the University of Rhodesia in 1974 with a B.L. (Hons) and an LL.B degree.  He was admitted as a partner of Atherstone & Cook in 1979 and specialises in family law, criminal matters and unlawful detentions in which he has had very substantial experience.  …

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Innocent Chagonda

Managing Partner

Practice Area :
Labour Law – Criminal Law – Corporate Law
Work Experience:
Graduated from the University of Zimbabwe with a BL (Hons) and an LL.B in 1989 and was admitted as a legal practitioner in February 1990 and admitted to partnership in April 1993.  His specialties are labour law and criminal law.  He has appeared in a number of high profile civil and criminal cases in the High Court and the Supreme Court in recent years. …

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Tafadzwa Martin Chagonda

Commercial & Labour Law Partner

Practice Area:
Commercial & Corporate Law – Labour Law
Work Experience:
Graduated from the University of Witwatersrand in 2014 with an LLB (HONS) degree. He joined the firm in 2014 and was admitted as a partner in January 2019. Tafadzwa has a keen interest in commercial and corporate law and has advised on a number of corporate restructuring cases over the years.  …

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Thomas Chagudumba

Litigation Partner

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Work Experience :
Graduated from the University of Zimbabwe in 2013 with an LLB (HONS) degree.  He joined the firm and was admitted as a legal practitioner in early 2014.  Thomas was admitted as a partner in January 2019.  Thomas is involved in labour and general litigation, and has commenced tax law litigation.

Tawanda John Chakabva


Masters of Law (UZ)

Legal Specialist in Litigation, Mining Law, Commercial law, Conveyancing and Labour Law

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Prosper Chakanyuka


Practice Area:
Family Law – Human Rights Law – Constitutional Law Litigation  – Property Rights Law – Commercial Consultancy – Criminal Litigation 
Work Experience :
Prosper is a registered Legal Practitioner, Notary Public and Conveyancer who holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) Degree from the University of Zimbabwe. Prosper commenced practice in January 2016 with a law firm in Harare where he had a general practice.…

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Precious Chakasikwa


Precious Chakasikwa graduated from the University of Zimbabwe in 2000 with an LLB (Hons) degree. She joined the firm immediately upon graduation. She became Partner in January 2004. She is in the Family Law and Administrative Law Departments with a special interest in Labour and Immigration law. She is one of the most sought after external legal advisors for National and International Non-Governmental Organisations and foreign missions in Zimbabwe.…

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Dr Benard Chidziva


Bernard is a Doctor of Business Administration. He also holds a Masters in Business Administration and a Bachelors degree in law. He is qualified to practice Real Estate in Zimbabwe. He is a member of the Law Society of Zimbabwe, the International Bar Association, the Institute of Directors of Zimbabwe and the Institute of Directors for Southern Africa.…

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Addington Bexley Chinake


Addington was admitted into practice in February 1993. He has been with the firm since 1994. He is currently the Senior Partner. His areas of interest are Mergers and Acquisitions, and all aspects of Business Law including Competition Law, Mining Mergers and Acquisitions, Banking, Finance, Private Public Partnerships, Telecommunications and Constitutional Law. Addington remains the leading commercial lawyer in Zimbabwe, having, advised Barclays Bank plc and many Global Top Companies in the M & A activities in Zimbabwe including Kansai Plascon limited, AB inBev-SAB Miller, Essar, Old Mutual plc, Du Pont, Standard Chartered Bank plc, Atlas Mara, Anglo American amongst others.…

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Godman Chingoma


Practice Area(s):

Intellectual Property – Information Technology Law – Employment Law – Commercial Law    

Work Experience:

Godman has over 16 years experience in handling a wide range of advisory and litigation mandates.

Prior to the inception of Godman Law, Godman headed the Information Technology and Intellectual Property unit of one of the leading indigenous commercial law firms in Zimbabwe.  …

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Nyasha Paddington Chinzou



Commercial Law, Criminal Litigation, Labour Law.


Nyasha Paddington Chinzou graduated from the Midlands State University in 2016, he was admitted as a Legal Practitioner, Notary Public and Conveyancer in 2017. Nyasha has been practicing since his admission as Legal Practitioner. He has an interest in litigation both civil and criminal.

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Cathrine Chitiyo

Conveyancing Partner

Practice Area:
Property Law  And Conveyancing 
Work Experience
Graduated from the University of Zimbabwe with a BL (Hons) and an LL.B.   Pursuant to a merger with her law firm Wickwar & Chitiyo which had a sizeable conveyancing practice, she was admitted to partnership in March 2009.  Cathrine has specialised in property law and conveyancing, and is the Conveyancing Partner; and also focuses on commercial advisory services, estate planning, legal due diligences.…

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Tapiwa John Chivanga


Work Experience :
Tapiwa John obtained his LLB (Honours) from Midlands State University. In addition to being a registered legal practitioner of the High Court of Zimbabwe, Tapiwa is also duly registered as a Conveyancer and Notary Public.

He initially joined the firm as an intern in 2018, and after graduating from law school was offered the position of Associate.…