Chipo studied at the University of Cape Town and obtained a Bachelor of Commerce in Economics & Law and further read for her LLB with the University of South Africa. Thereafter, she obtained a Post-Graduate Certificate in International Construction Law from Aarhus University in Denmark. Her career commenced as an Investment Analyst for a Pan – African stock broking firm for 6 years, before training at one of Zimbabwe’s leading commercial Law firm for another 6 years. Chipo left the firm as Associate Partner to co-found ChimukaMafunga Commercial Attorneys. In the course of her career Chipo gained unique insight on keeping focus throughout high-pressure situations. Managing deadlines efficiently and dealing with tense clients have become second nature for her. At ChimukaMafunga Commercial Attorneys, Chipo is the Managing Partner and she deals mainly with Real Estate, Securitization and Construction Law. In 2023 she completed the Leadership in Law Firms (LLF) program, an intensive study for senior law firm leaders which is offered by the Havard Law School.
Norman graduated from the University of Zimbabwe with a Bachelor of Laws Honours Degree (LLBS). He furthered his studies and obtained a Master of Laws Degree in Commercial Law (LMCO) from the University of Zimbabwe. He began his career with one of Zimbabwe’s leading Commercial Law Practice and left the firm as an Associate Partner to co-found ChimukaMafunga Commercial Attorneys. Norman’s experience is in corporate strategies, executing business transactions in Investment, Banking, Energy, Mining and Infrastructure. He runs the Litigation and ADR, Corporate and Institutional Compliance as well as the Energy, Mining and Infrastructure departments. He sits on the Boards of a number of Zimbabwean companies and is a former Board Member of the National Building Society. He has successfully executed tactical legal initiatives for a number of listed entities in Zimbabwe and abroad.
Wellington holds a Bachelor of Laws Honours degree (LLBS) from the University of Zimbabwe. He practiced at two leading Zimbabwean law firms before joining ChimukaMafunga Commercial Attorneys. At the firm, Wellington has a keen interest in Employment Law, Commercial Litigation and ADR, Corporate Advisory, Corporate and Trade Finance and Regulatory and Compliance issues. He is currently reading towards his MBA; majoring in finance.
Tonderai is an Associate Partner at the firm. He holds a Bachelor of Laws Honours Degree (LLBS) and a Master of Laws Degree in Commercial Law (LMCO) from the University of Zimbabwe. He commenced his practice as an intern at the Advocates Chambers under one of the most senior advocates in the country. The work that he did there referred to complex litigation and extensive research in various areas of commercial practice. Thereafter, he practiced at two different firms before joining ChimukaMafunga Commercial Attorneys. At the firm, Tonderai specializes in Litigation and ADR, Corporate Due Diligence, Corporate and Trade Finance, Loan Syndication, Exchange Control and Regulatory and Compliance issues as well as Mergers and Acquisitions. Tonderai also handles our intellectual property department which assists clients with IP advisory and registrations.
Tinashe Courage Dziro holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting from the Midlands State University. Tinashe began his career training at a premium Commercial Law firm in Zimbabwe where he gained invaluable knowledge in accounting for legal practitioners. At the firm he maintains, inspect and analyse financial accounts. He is currently an ACCA student.