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Linda Ann Cook

Commercial and Media Law Partner

Practice Areas :
Property Law – Commercial & Contract Law – Media Law
Graduated from Cape Town University with a B.Proc and was admitted as a legal practitioner in 1983 and as a partner in Atherstone & Cook in 1984.  She specialises in property law, including sectional title law, and company, commercial and contract law. …

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Gary M Crosland

Company & Commercial Law Partner

Practice Areas:
Company and Commercial Law – Estate Administration – Property Law – Mining Law
Graduated from the University of Cape Town in 1976 and 1978 with degrees of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws.  He was admitted as a partner in Atherstone & Cook in 1982 and specialises in company and commercial work, both litigious and non-litigious. …

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Modicai Donga


Practice Area :
Competition law expert (mergers/acquisitions/JV/anti competitive trade practices/abuses of dominance) – Corporate Governance – Legal Advice – Business Rescue – Criminal law – DEBT collection





Work Experience :
Cinginkosi joined the firm in 2018 as an associate after obtaining her LLB Honours Degree from the University of Zimbabwe. Cinginkosi is interested in litigation and precise legal drafting. She is especially passionate about Criminal law, Family law, Constitutional and Administrative Justice law, Corporate and Commercial law and is a Humanitarian at heart.

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George Gapu

Head of the Labour law

Practice Area:
Corporate and Commercial Law – Employment and Labour Law – Dispute Resolution and Arbitration – Environmental Law
Work Experience :
George is the head of the Labour law, Dispute Resolution and Litigation departments. A graduate of the University of Zimbabwe, George joined the firm in 2000. He has successfully litigated in the High Court and Supreme Court of Zimbabwe on commercial matters representing some of the biggest corporations in the country.…

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Effort Jera

Managing Partner

Effort Jera, who is also the Managing Partner in the firm, holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Degree and a Master of Laws (LLM) Degree both obtained from the University of Zimbabwe (UZ). He holds a Diploma in Insurance obtained in 2008 from the Insurance Institute of Zimbabwe (IIZ).…

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Tanaka Kachara


Work Experience :
Tanaka joined the firm in 2021 as an associate after obtaining her LLB (Honours) Degree from the University of Zimbabwe. She is a registered legal practitioner, notary public and conveyancer. Tanaka is interested in litigation with passion for intellectual property law, medical law and commercial law. During her spare time, Tanaka enjoys travelling, gardening and baking.…

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Raymond Kadani


Work Experience:
Graduated from Rhodes University in 2017 with an LLB (HONS) degree. He joined the firm in 2019 and has been extensively involved in corporate and commercial transactions, general litigation, tax advisory and labour matters. He also has considerable experience in carrying out legal due diligences and feasibility studies for proposed commercial transactions.

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Thakor Ranchhod Kewada


Practice Area:
Corporate and Commercial Law – Conveyancing and Property Law – Estate Planning and Administration 
Work Experience:
Thakor was admitted as a Barrister at Law of the Inner Temple, London, United Kingdom, and also by the High Court of Zimbabwe. He has been practicing as a lawyer in Zimbabwe for 38 years and headed the firm’s Intellectual Property division for many years.…

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Miranda Khumalo

Commercial and Tax Partner

Practice Area:
Commercial  And Tax Law 
Work Experience
Graduated from Rhodes University in 2006 and 2008 with a Bachelor of Social Science (B.S.S) and Bachelor of Law (LLB) and has a Higher Diploma in Tax Law with the Thomas Jefferson University. She was admitted as a legal practitioner in 2009 and as a partner in Atherstone & Cook in 2013. …

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Peter Carnegie Lloyd

Senior Partner

Work Experience:

Peter is the senior partner at Gill, Godlonton & Gerrans and specialises in corporate and commercial law, with particular emphasis on issues in relation to inward investment in Zimbabwe, infrastructure development, compliance with Zimbabwe’s indigenisation legislation, debt securitization, corporate restructuring and compliance with Zimbabwe Stock Exchange requirements. He also has acted for a number of large corporates in pursuing tax appeals on their behalf.…

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Memory K.M Mafo


Practice Area:
Corporate and commercial Law – Insolvency and Business Rescue – Environmental Law
Work Experience:
Memory was admitted to partnership in January 2019. She is a registered Legal Practitioner of the Supreme Courts of Zimbabwe and has been registered as such since 2013. in addition, she has four years legal experience from the United Kingdom and Ireland.…

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Rudo Magundani


Practice Area:
Employment & Labour Law – Constitutional & Administrative Law – Corporate & Commercial Law
Work Experience:
Rudo graduated from the University of Zimbabwe in 2010 with a University Book Prize and the Law Society of Zimbabwe Book Prize for her outstanding academic achievements. In June 2012, she was awarded the Cambridge-Commonwealth Shared Scholarship to read for a Master in Law with the University of Cambridge (UK) where she specialized in international law.…



Prince is a 2014 University of Zimbabwe graduate. He has a special interest in labour law emanating from his trade union background and experience. Prince also majors in civil litigation both in the inferior and superior courts where his work includes but is not limited to legal drafting, legal advise, arbitration and advocacy

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Mordecai Pilate Mahlangu


Work Experience:

Mordecai has been a partner at Gill, Godlonton and Gerrans since 1991 and specialises in corporate and commercial law, as well as labour law and commercial litigation. He is often called upon to act as an Arbitrator in labour and commercial disputes. Mordecai is recognised as a Leading Lawyer (Band 3) by Chambers Global.…