Itayi Ndudzo

Itayi Ndudzo is a Partner with the firm. He is also an Associate of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, CIArb.

Itayi  is an exceptional litigator who specializes in Land Law, Corporate Law, Administrative Law, Immigration Law, Mining law , Labour Law and Constitutional Law. As one of Zimbabwe’s leading legal practitioners who has handled high profile matters in the High Court & Supreme Court of Zimbabwe. Furthermore, he has distinguished himself in the profession producing groundbreaking results and judgments that today define law in the country. He has been involved in international arbitration and international litigation at the ICSID , the Southern District Court of New York, the High Court of Zambia and Antwerp in Belgium.

Itayi has vast corporate and international legal work experience including:

  • Serving the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches (WCC)
  • Current Chairman of  Allied Timbers Holdings
  • Current Chairman of  Doves Funeral Services

Clairwood Chambers – Mutamangira and Associates:

The firm is an established legal service provider with a distinguished team of lawyers, combining intellectual acuity with experience. Clairwood Chambers excels in conceiving and applying legal strategies by deploying a mix of legal knowledge and commercial acumen.

The firm has forged relationships with major accounting and consulting firms; which has deepened its expertise in various areas of specialization. Our clientele is diverse and includes among others; leading Public and Private Limited Companies, Banks, International Corporations, Local and Foreign Institutions, Small to Medium Enterprises and Individuals.

The firm has gained rich international experience managing matters in the SADC Tribunal, General Court of the European Union, ICC International Court of Arbitration, International Center for Settlement of Investments Disputes, litigating in foreign jurisdictions including Namibia, Zambia, South Africa, United States of America, United Kingdom and Singapore.

The litigation team has wide experience in all Zimbabwean courts, from trial to appeals including Administrative, Disciplinary and Immigration Tribunals to Specialist Courts


Honour P. Mkushi

Has been in private legal practice since 1971. Immaculate professional record with the Law Society of Zimbabwe. No criminal record. Senior Partner of Sawyer and Mkushi Legal Practitioners, Attorneys, Notaries and Conveyancers.

Has extensive experience as a litigation lawyer in both criminal and civil practice now specializing in corporate and commercial law securities and banking law.

Experience in Constitutional law includes attending as part of legal advisory team at constitutional conferences held in Geneva and at Lancaster House London in the 1970s to negotiate independence for Zimbabwe and draft the Independence Constitution. Commissioner for drafting of new constitution for Zimbabwe in 1999.

  • Experience in corporate property and commercial law includes handling legal drafts and business for major clients like Air Zimbabwe, The Grain Marketing Board (GMB), The Zimbabwe Development Bank(ZDB), The Agriculture Rural development Authority (ARDA). Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company (ZISCO), ZESA, EDF\ World Bank assignments, SAUR (UK) water projects, P.T.A. Bank, International Finance Corporation (IFC), Afrexim Bank, Norsk Hydro Zimbabwe (Private )limited, Mining Industry Pension Fund, Local Authorities Pension fund, Intermarket Discount House Limited, Zimbabwe Tourist Development Corporation, First Merchant Bank(FMB), standard Chartered Bank Pension fund, Chitugwiza Town council, Kariba Town Council and Kwekwe Municipality, Premier Banking Corporation, ABC Bank, Metropolitan Bank and Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe.
  • Chairman of boards of Directors for the Standard Chartered Bank of Zimbabwe Limited, Windmill (Private) Limited, Marsh Insurance Brokers, Nissan Clover Leaf motors, Central Africa Cables Limited, Lindsay Chemie Pharmaceuticals Limited.
  • International exposure includes handling projects for clients like Davy International, Dalgety PLC, BICC Cables Limited and OSC of UK, Aerospatile, Thomson CSF Cooperation, Mecaform and Airbus of France, Celenia in Italy, Mannesman and Krupp Steel Works in Germany, Vashiotis Enterprise in Cyprus, Unicorn International in Singapore, New York Bay Company and Kodak in U.S.A and China Mettallurgical Construction Company.


  • Considerable experience as project legal counsel in fields like acquisitions and mergers, establishment modifications and winding up of quasi governmental bodies, conversion of parastatals to commercial or private enterprises, study and change of statutes and regulations to facilitate required changes.
  • Member of International Bar Association and Commonwealth Lawyers Association.
  • Social interests are Academic clubs, Tennis and Fishing.