The firm prides itself in having, as its senior partner, a person who has practiced Conveyancing over a long period of time. He has advised various individuals, institutions, organisations and even Government on conveyancing matters. Over and above that, he has lectured for many years and continues to lecture at two universities in Zimbabwe on conveyancing and notarial practice and wrote the first Zimbabwean book to guide conveyancers in Zimbabwe. In this field of law, the firm offers:

  • Drafting Agreements of Sale for Residential, Commercial and Industrial Property
  • Drafting of Lease Agreements Drafting and Lodging Deeds of Transfer
  • Drafting and advising on Certificates of Registered Title
  • Drafting Notarial and Mortgage Bonds
  • Advising generally on Land Development and Land Acquisition
  • Advising on Land Rights


Because of its professional independence and highly placed personnel, the firm is a preferred advisor to companies listed on the ZSE. It also advises small scale enterprises and “big” companies which are not listed. We provide the following services:

  • Advice on Contract and Commercial Law in General
  • Compliance and Corporate Finance Advisory
  • Drafting Commercial Agreements
  • Company Registrations And Advice on Company Formations
  • Shareholder Rights and Shareholder Transactions
  • Advice on Judicial Management and Liquidation
  • Acquisitions, Mergers and Takeovers Foreclosure and Debt Collection

MNLP is well known for supporting employment law development, labour unions and organizations. We are recognised for our ability to represent clients throughout labour tribunal proceedings, Labour Court and Supreme Court. The firm has experience in collective bargaining, grievance resolution, conciliation and arbitration.
We frequently draft employee loan agreements, mutual termination agreements and employment contracts for clients and have expertise in all traditional workplace issues.
The firm therefore offers a comprehensive labour and employment advice package to clients. Our services include, but are not limited to:

  • Representing clients in internal disciplinary hearings Conducting Conciliation,
  • Arbitration and Court Proceedings
  • Drafting Employment Contracts and Employment Codes Of Conduct
  • Advising on Termination of Employment Contracts and Unlawful Dismissal
  • General advice on the rights and duties of both employers and employees
  • Advising on Workplace Health and Safety
  • Attending to Pensions Law needs of employers and employees
  • Advising on Collective Bargaining and Job Action/Strikes
  • Attending to Retrenchment and Lay off Procedures
  • Advising on Constitutional Labour Rights and International Labour Law
  • Advising on the developments in Internet/Social Media Law affecting employment relationship

The law firm has legal practitioners who are highly experienced in civil litigation across the full breadth of the courts structure in Zimbabwe. Our services in this regard include:

  • Advising on Civil Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Providing and preparing legal opinions
  • Drafting legal correspondence
  • Drafting pleadings
  • Representing clients in Pre-trial and Pre-arbitration procedures
  • Preparation for Trial
  • Representing clients in Trial and Arbitration proceedings
  • Preparing papers in Application proceedings including Heads of Arguments
  • Presenting oral arguments in court and in Arbitration proceedings
  • Attending to Appeals
  • Executing judgments and orders
  • Various other aspects of Civil Litigation and Arbitration

We represent clients in Family Courts specialising in the following, among other areas:

  • Guardianship
  • Adoption
  • Divorce
  • Maintenance/child support
  • Domestic Violence
  • Custody and Access
  • Drafting Prenuptial Contacts
  • Protection Orders

Our firm advises claimants on a range of matters including the rights of protestors, actions against the police, death in custody, pre and post trial detention, privacy and international human rights. We have the ability to represent claimants in extradition, asylum, and immigration cases involving complex human rights issues. We are committed to the promotion of human rights and constitutional law. Our services include:

  • Constitutional Law Litigation on Personal and Media Rights
  • Public Interest Litigation on freedom of expression in general
  • Cases Involving Deaths in Detention and The Mental Health Act
  • Unlawful Detention Claims against the state and cases involving torture
  • Attendances at police stations
  • Assisting with Recording of Warned and Cautioned Statements
  • Providing Watching and Brief Services to Complainants in Criminal Cases
  • Bail Applications
  • Trial Litigation
  • Appellate Litigation in the High Court, Supreme Court, and Constitutional Court

We offer a broad range of expertise, including legal risk mitigation and management, permitting advice, project and development advice, environmental appeals, litigation and administrative appeals, advice on specific environmental impacts, due-diligence investigations and compliance auditing. We are able to assist in the following areas:

  • Mining and Petroleum Resources and the Environment
  • Environmental Impact Related Advice
  • Appeals, High Court Litigation, Administrative Court and General Dispute Resolution

Our law firm is in a position to handle succession issues and can help you navigate court processes, payment of the deceased person's debts, distribution of property according to the will or estate plan, and litigation. Our services include:

  • Drafting of Wills
  • Advice on Estate Planning
  • Winding Up and Administration of Deceased Estates
  • Deceased Estates Related Litigation
  • Creation and Registration of Trusts

We assist in:

  • Preparation, Registration and Renewal of Patents, Trade Marks, Industrial Designs and Utility Models in Zimbabwe and ARIPO
  • Copyrights
  • Intellectual Property Infringement Advice, Enforcement and Litigation
  • Advice generally on Intellectual Property and the Madrid Protocol

Our members have advised two leading telecommunication companies in Zimbabwe. We pride ourselves in our ability to provide expert services on the following:

  • Drafting and Advising on Inter-connection
  • Agreement Negotiating with Local Authorities for Establishment of Cellular Base Stations
  • Application for Subdivision Permits
  • Compliance with Regulatory Frameworks
  • Application for Telecommunication Licence General Cyber Law