7th Floor, Mercury House, 24 George Silundika
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We have a reputation for rendering high quality legal service, advice and representation. We strive to add value in our diverse areas of expertise. Our relationships with clients are founded upon mutual trust, respect and understanding. As such, we are favoured with instructions by several leading companies and high-profile individuals, and have enhanced our portfolio with many landmark transactions, cases and matters. Our client base includes diversified commercial and industrial conglomerates, entrepreneurs, local and multinational banks, trade unions, media houses.
The firm has a commercial bias, but also provides advice and services in other fields of law. Each partner has considerable specialist expertise. The firm has corresponding attorney associations with some law firms based outside Harare; and associations with law firms in South Africa. We regularly receive instructions from leading firms of solicitors in London. Chambers Global have for 2013 ranked us in Band 1 (highest) for General Business Law (we had same ranking for 2012). They publish the leading guides to the legal profession by identifying and ranking the world`s best lawyers and law firms.
Atherstone & Cook belongs to two international groups, namely MSI Global Alliance and World Services Group [WSG], and is the exclusive Zimbabwe member in each case.
Recent Services Rendered
Ongoing civil law representations;
Represented client in High Court and Supreme Court shareholders dispute which resulted in liquidation of tourism sector company on just and equitable grounds;
Ongoing criminal law representations.
Conveyancing, Notarial, Intellectual Property Law
Various financial institutions have included us as their conveyancers, and as such our services are sought for mortgage and notarial bond registrations, cancellations. In addition we attend to property conveyances for clients. Where clients assume immovable property ownership through sale of shares, we carry out due diligences and attend to transfer of shares documentation, pursuant to sale of shares agreements. We also assist in trade marks registrations.
Family Law and Estate Services
From marriage breakdown, maintenance, matrimonial causes to deceased estates executorship: these are areas of law requiring sensitivity and objectivity: we believe our professionalism is what leads to increasing referrals.
Thorough knowledge of procedure is what sets us apart as leaders in labour law representation, whether we represent employer or employee in respect of employment terminations, disciplinary matters and other employment issues.
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