Who are we?

ATTORNEYS | CONVEYANCERS | CORPORATE LAW ADVISORS

Background

We are a new age firm that is dedicated to providing first – class, professional and comprehensive legal services
to our clients in Zimbabwe and regionally with global strategic partnerships.

Our Vision

To be a progressive and dynamic legal firm, where clients can expect to find experienced attorneys who offer viable solutions through effective problem- solving, legal tactics. We recognize that all our clients are unique individuals and
entities and we strive to attain the desired outcome of all of them.

Our Practice Areas

Commercial And Corporate Law

Drafting agreements and related opinion.
Amendment of objects of companies and work.
Formation, incorporation and registration of companies.
Agreements of sale.

Collections

We have a collections departments responsible for

  • Preparation of Demands and Summons
  • Drafting acknowledgements of Debt
  • Registration of security documents
  • Recovery of debts and foreclosures expeditiously and effectively
  • Registration and execution of foreign judgments
  • Restructuring debts handling
  • Handling Compromises and set-offs

Property, Notarial, Conveyancing And Mining Law

  • Drafting, execution and registration of all types of notarial deeds.
  • Registration of transfers and bonding of immovable properties.
  • Sale, purchase, lease and general rights in property, including intellectual property
  • Mortgage bonds, general and special notarial covering bonds
  • Town planning applications change of use and subdivisions
  • All types of conveyancing work on behalf of corporate clients; developers, government agents,
    pension funds and Real Estate Agents.
  • Mining investments, lease rights, prospecting licences and special concessions.

Divorce And Family Law

We handle this portfolio with the multiple expertise that it requires. We offer services in

  • Ante nuptial contracts
  • Advice on property relationships
  • Divorce, custody, maintenance and access to children
  • Children’s rights including matters related to adoption and care, guardianship and wardship of
    minors
  • Civil and customary marriages and inheritance issues.
  • Probate/estate planning.
  • Wills, Trusts and Administration of Estates.

The Law Society

R.Chibaya Law Chambers is governed by the Law Society of Zimbabwe in the conduct of its legal practice. We subscribe to the highest professional standards of integrity and confidentiality.

Our Fees and Legal Charges

In addition to the Law Society recommended tariffs for non-litigious work, fees are based on the complexity of the matter on hand and time spent on the matter, the responsibility carried by the practitioner and the substantive benefit to the client. The firm may also enter into specific agreements with clients on fixed fees and mode of payment. We encourage prior discussion of the basis of our fees with clients.

Outsourcing

The firm will engage other experts such as Counsel, medical tax, financial advisors, engineers and technicians when this is necessary. Further, the firm will undertake, on behalf of corporate and individual clients strategic and effective lobbying in legal, business and protocol matters.

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The Team

Our mission is to provide the highest standard of professional legal service in the most efficient cost- effective manner.

Meet The Team

Ms Chibaya is a graduate from the University of Zimbabwe with an LLB Honors Degree. She is a reputable Legal Practitioner having been registered with the High Court and the Law Society of Zimbabwe; she has been in Private Practice since 2011. She is a hard working lady, self motivated and goal oriented individual. She is the Founding Partner at R. Chibaya Law Chambers and responsible for drafting and court attendance in all courts in Zimbabwe, registration of securities transfer of immovable properties and Notaries. Ms Chibaya seats on various boards as a trustee and is currently a council member of Women’s University in Africa.

Ms R. Chibaya

Senior Partner

Mr Adrian Tanaka Terry Mbotshwa is a graduate from the University of Zimbabwe with an LLB Honours in September 2017. He is a registered Legal Practitioner, Conveyancer and Notary Public.

Mr A. T. T. Mbotshwa

Professional Assistant

Supporting Staff