promise-ncubePromise is the Senior Partner of the firm having joined in 1990 after obtaining his BL (Hons),LLB (UZ) from the University of Zimbabwe.  He specializes in the Commercial and Corporate portfolio of the firm’s work.  His responsibilities therefore encompass a full range of services involved in the myriad of legal requirements in the Commercial and Corporate field.  To name but a few, he handles the corporate portfolio in respect of Rights Offers, Mergers and Acquisitions; Company formations and Restructuring Banking and Financial Services and Drafting and Vetting Commercial Agreements.  Promise also sits in several Boards, such as:

1.   Chairman of the Law Society of Zimbabwe Board of Trustees from 2011 to date.

2.   Zimbabwe Rhodes Scholarship Board from June 2010 to date.

3.   Falcon College Board Member from March 2005 to date.

4.   Mineral Development (Private) Limited Board Member from August 2010 to 2012.

5.   Adventist Development and Relief Agency Zimbabwe (ADRA) Board Member.

6.   Suburbs Squash Club Board of Trustees Member from March 2009 to date.

sithandile-ngwenyaStha, as she is popularly known graduated from the University of Zimbabwe in 2008 with a Bachelor of Laws Honours Degree (LLBS).  In her first year of practice she was with Messrs James, Moyo-Majwabu and Nyoni prior to joining Coghlan & Welsh in 2009.  A self motivated and hardworking individual, Stha has distinguished herself in Labour Law and Corporate Law.  She also is a Board Member of the Africa Union Sports Council and Professional Charter for Harvest House International. Furthermore, she is a holder of a Masters of Business Administration degree (MBA) from the National University of Science and Technology (NUST)

chipo-bhebheChipo graduated from the University of Zimbabwe in 2003 where she obtained a Bachelor of Laws Honours (LLBS).  She has eleven years experience in private practice.  She did her pupilage with Messrs Cheda and Partners prior to joining Coghlan and Welsh in 2011.  Chipo specializes in Commercial and Labour law.

esther-sarimanaEsther obtained a Bachelor of Laws Honours Degree (LLBS) from the University of Zimbabwe in 2006.  She joined Coghlan and Welsh in 2007.  Esther’s areas of speciality are Family Law, Labour Law and Commercial Law.  She sits on the Board of Whitestone School and is also the Treasurer of the Bulawayo Legal Practitioners Association.

norman-mangenaNorman graduated from the University of Zimbabwe in 2006 with a Bachelor of Laws Honors (LLBS).  He first entered private practice in 2006 when he joined Messrs Cheda and Partners.  He subsequently joined Coghlan & Welsh in 2011.  Through the years, he has become vastly experienced in various fields and aspects of the law.  His keen interest however lies in corporate litigation, liquidations and Contract law.

herbet-chimbeteteHerbert joined the firm in 1999 after serving as Senior Examiner in the Deeds and Companies Registry for over fifteen years.  He has been the Head of our Conveyancing Department since 2007.  Over the years he has also acquired a lot of experience in Companies Law, Estate Administration and Debt.  Whilst within the firm, Herbert has since studied for and obtained a Law Degree with the University of South Africa.  He graduated from the University of South Africa in April 2013.  He is an avid Soccer follower having played for Zimbabwe Saints Football Club between 1977 and 1980.
shepherd-huniShepherd joined the firm in 2003, straight from High School and worked in various capacities within departments such as Conveyancing and debt collection.  Whilst within the firm, Sheperd has since studied for and obtained a Law Degree with the University of South Africa.  He completed his studies in 2010.  Sheperd’s focal areas of practice are Conveyancing, Administrative law, Indigenisation compliance, family law and debt recovery.  An avid and committed golfer, Sheperd sits on the boards of Matabeleland Gold Association and Harry Allen Golf Club.  He is also a Trustee of the Blue Diamond Trust, Nehemiah Trust and the Vincent Denhere Trust.  He is the current editor of the Horizon Magazine.


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