Atherstone & Cook
7th Floor, Mercury House 24
George Silundika Avenue
Tel: +263 4 704 244
Fax: +263 4 705 180
Graduated from the University of Cape Town in 1976 and 1978 with degrees of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws. He was admitted as a partner in Atherstone & Cook in 1982 and specialises in company and commercial work, both litigious and non-litigious. He has had considerable experience in drafting commercial contracts.
He is also very experienced in dealing with trusts, wills and the administration of deceased estates, and has much expertise in property law and in the conveyance of immovable property; and latterly, with mining law. He also deals with matrimonial matters.
Atherstone & Cook:
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”.