Mtetwa and Nyambirai is a firm with a rich history of providing cutting-edge legal services to both individuals and businesses for over a decade. Our team of legal practitioners have proven expertise in a diverse list of fields such as commercial law, constitutional and human rights law, labour law, administration of estates, conveyancing and property law, and general civil and criminal litigation. The firm represents some of Zimbabwe's largest corporate entities and has handled high profile commercial transactions with a proven success rate. We are committed to the highest standards of ethics and we provide our clients with a personalised and professional legal service aimed at achieving results.
We are committed to providing our clients with high-quality legal services, by being responsive to their needs, and by always remaining at the forefront of all legal developments.Read More
We adhere to the highest professional and ethical standards and try always to remain aware of our role as lawyers in the wider social fabric.
We endeavor to provide a working environment that facilitates our lawyers' creativity and professional development to ensure we are constantly improving ourselves and our service to our clients.Read More
We foster a spirit of teamwork and collaboration among all our lawyers to ensure that our clients benefit from the collective experience and knowledge of the firm.
NYAMBIRAI V NSSA & ANOR 1995 (2) ZLR 1 (S)
Tawanda Nyambirai personally challenged the provisions allowing for compulsory acquisition of property by way of the National Social Security Pension Scheme. While he ultimately lost the matter, the case is iconic as it gave the Supreme Court an opportunity to develop the law on pension schemes and their relationship with ...
ECONET WIRELESS (PVT) LTD V TRUSTCO MOBILE (PTY) LTD 2013
A case in which the court developed the principle of anticipatory breach and its effect on the rights of the parties. The Firm went on to represent the Appellant at arbitration and successfully argued for the case of the Respondent to be...
The firm was instrumental in the recovery of abducted activist Jestina Mukoko—who was held incommunicado and tortured for nearly a month in 2008. The firm subsequently handled a string of related legal cases that followed, including securing a stay of prosecution for Ms Mukoko and suing her abductors for damages in their personal capacity.
MUCAL ENTERPRISES (PRIVATE) LIMITED V STEWARD BANK
a case in which a local bank was sued for damages arising out of what the Plaintiff claimed were losses it suffered after its bank account was frozen. Our Taona Wayne Nyamakura defended the case on behalf of the bank and the damages claim was dismissed with costs...
With more than four decades of combined experience in litigation and commercial transactions, Mtetwa & Nyambirai is prepared to get the job done, and to get the best possible result for each of our clients – whether through litigation or settlement.
Mtetwa & Nyambirai strives to make the fee structure as transparent and predictable as possible. We understand that client relationships must be based on trust and a sense of common purpose. Our fees are tailor-made to meet the unique needs of your case.
At Mtetwa & Nyambirai, our top priority is to provide our clients with high-quality legal services, excellent client service and creative approaches to addressing legal issues.
We have a heart for justice, and the experience to handle your case effectively. We don’t surround your problems, we solve them.
At the center of our services, are the clients we serve. Over the past decade, we have provided our clients with innovative solutions to complex and unique legal issues.
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The firm's founding partners, Beatrice Mtetwa and Tawanda
Nyambirai, are among the most widely respected lawyers in Zimbabwe
and internationally. An avid human rights lawyer, Beatrice has won
multiple international awards in recognition of her tireless
defence of constitutional rights. A recipient of the International
Women of Courage Award for 2014, Beatrice has been described by
the New York Times as “Zimbabwe’s top human rights lawyer.” She
has also received the Ludovic-Trarieux International Human Rights
Prize, an achievement which she shares with Former South African
President Nelson Mandela. As a sharp businessman and a director of
several listed companies, Tawanda brings a wealth of corporate
experience to the firm's practice. As a result of his impressive
business management credentials, Tawanda was named Businessman of
the year by the Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce (ZNCC) in
2010. Tawanda has also been described by renowned international
businessman and philanthropist, Strive Masiyiwa as “one of the
finest legal minds.” Over the years, Beatrice and Tawanda have
continued with their fine work ethic, and have built an
exceptional team of committed and bright young lawyers with
international experience and local knowledge.
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ECONET WIRELESS (PVT) LTD V TRUSTCO MOBILE (PTY) LTD 2013 (2) ZLR 309 developed the principle of anticipatory breach and its effect on the rights of the parties.
NYAMBIRAI V NSSA & ANOR 1995 (2) ZLR 1 (S) n which Tawanda Nyambirai personally challenged the provisions allowing for compulsory acquisition of property by way of the National Social Security Pension Scheme
We provide a personal and professional service. Our firm is dedicated to empowering you to make the best choices by helping you understand how the law impacts your situation, establishing realistic goals, and achieving the best possible outcomes for you.