Since Muhonde Attorney's inception, practice founder Tich Muhonde has hand picked a professional team that includes some of the very best legal minds in the region.
Tich has also invested time in developing a strong network of affiliates and expert resources, quickly building up the firm and creating a legal powerhouse. Today’s team is highly-skilled and motivated while still being humble, approachable and compassionate with our clients. We have a team of 4 legal practitioners and 7 administrative staff and, combined, Muhonde Attorney’s team has 7 legal degrees and certifications and we have 24 years of experience practicing law.
The firm is supported by a hardworking team comprising a Senior Partner/Principal,Senior Associate, Associates, Legal Interns, Accountant, Legal clerks and a receptionist.
Relationships with our clients are truly important for everyone at Muhonde Attorneys and we maintain friendships with our clients long after we’ve won their cases. Above all, we all consistently strive to see our Vision and Mission reflected in our work, from our junior and admin staff all the way up to the founding principal and partners.
Meet the legal team
Tich Muhonde, Principal/Senior Partner
Tich is Muhonde Attorneys’ founding Partner and Senior Partner with over 15 years’ experience in legal research, teaching of the law, legal advisory, corporate management at senior level as well as legal corporate and secretarial practice. In addition, Tich serves as a Consultant in Mining and Immigration Law and practices with local, regional organisations and individual clients. He has vast litigation experience in all Courts of Law in Zimbabwe including intellectual property, notarial and conveyancing work. He is also registered and admitted as a legal practitioner in Botswana
Tich has served as an Examiner in Law for local Examination Boards and Authorities. He is a graduate of the Law School of the University of Zimbabwe, from which he holds a Master of Science in International Relations. Tich is currently studying a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) with a UK University while continuing with his Doctor of Laws Degree (LLD) studies with the University of South Africa (UNISA).
Tich is an avid supporter of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and the rendering of professional services to less advantaged communities. He is interested in research, advocacy, tennis, darts, nature, exercising, flying and travelling.
Marian Ngongoni, Senior Associate
Marian holds an LLB (Hons) degree which she attained at the University of Zimbabwe in 2011. She joined the firm in August 2012 as an Intern. In 2014 she became an Associate and in 2016 she was promoted to the position of Senior Associate and Administrator.
Her main areas of interest and focus are civil litigation, Family Law, Conveyancing, Labour Law, Landlord and Tenant and Administration of deceased estates. She is however diverse and is willing to delve into other facets of law as she believes that the issues in law are usually inter- related.
Not only does she enjoy legal practice, socially, she is an avid soccer fan.
Emilia Mandaza, Associate
LLB (Hons) Wits
Emilia is a graduate of the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. She is a registered legal practitioner, notary public and conveyancer. She joined the firm in 2014 and is interested in corporate and commercial law, labour law, family law and conveyancing. She is also experienced in litigation at the High Court, civil and criminal courts as well as the Labour Court and provides litigation services to a variety of clients including private individuals, organisations and companies.
Not only does she have the legal training and dedication required to provide complete service, she is passionate about legal research and professional development in order to provide all her clients with comprehensive and current legal advice.
Ashton Mufari, Associate
LLB (Hons) UZ, LLM Corporate Law Cand (UNISA)
Cert Intellectual Property (WIPO), Cert Risk Mngmnt (OSHC).
Ashton is a young and energetic graduate of the University of Zimbabwe. He joined the firm in 2015 as a Legal Attachee and he later became a legal intern. After graduation, Ashton became an Associate with the Law firm. Easy going, hardworking and confident by nature, he is interested in commercial, family, labour, criminal and human rights law. He is also a Notary Public and Conveyancer.
Ashton is interested in legal researching and legal drafting and provides legal consultancy services to a variety of clients including but not limited to private individuals, organisations and companies. He is also one of the best legal minds in the country and in the region. He is also interested in litigation in the Magistrates Court, Labour Courts, Administrative Courts, High Courts, Supreme Court and Constitutional Courts. He is currently studying towards a Masters Degree in Corporate Law with the University of South Africa.
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Nokuthula Masango, PA to Admin and Principal
Nokuthula joined Muhonde Attorneys in 2016 after graduating with an LLB Cum Laude with the University of South Africa. She also holds a Certificate in Refugee Law and Humanitarian Support. LLM Intellectual Property Law Candidate with the University of South Africa.
She is the “right hand woman” to our Admin team and the Principal, assisting with the day to day running of the firm as well as execution of clients’ mandates.
She is an advocate of living a healthy lifestyle and her hobbies include exercising and assisting with community outreach programmes.
Memory Makumire, Legal Intern
Memory joined Muhonde Attorneys in January 2016 after graduating with an LLB Cum Laude from Rhodes University. She is a registered legal practitioner, notary public and conveyancer. Her interest in law is mainly labour law, property law, criminal law, banking law, child law, conveyancing and tax law.
Moreblessing Tawodzera, Financial Advisor to the Principal
Moreblessing joined us in January 2016 and holds an LLB from the University of South Africa as well as a diploma in accounting from SAAA. He is a registered legal practitioner. He is currently studying towards his LLM. He has comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of legal issues, financial accounting, financial reporting, tax advice and financial risk analysis.
Tinashe Patrick Bhobho, Assistant to Principal and Senior Partner
Tinashe joined the team in March 2012 and works closely with the senior partners, assisting with all general admin and day to day office duties.