Frank joined the firm in February 2010, and has grown in strength in his litigation skills. An avid litigator, Frank's focus has been primarily corporate, labour and family law. He continues in his pursuit of excellence, as is custom for all our legal practitioners. Frank has consistently applied his love for the arts through writing literature and music, in an adaptation that is unique and ever present in his ability to pronounce and express a legal opinion. The latter ability has been solid in his desire to influence and be an influence in intellectual property law and has seen him become a published musician.
Nunu joined the firm in November 2010. She holds an LLB degree from Rhodes University. She is currently part of the firm's litigation team and has a keen interest in labour matters, intellectual property and environmental law.
Memory obtained her LLB degree from Derby University, United Kingdom in 2005. After graduating, she held a position as a Development Officer for the Legal Services Commission in London where she was involved in projects developing assessment tools for the Legal Aid scheme in England and Wales. She later gained some private practice experience as a Legal Assistant for a law firm in Dublin.
Memory joined Scanlen & Holderness in March 2011 and is currently working in the litigation department. Her interests lie in Corporate and Commercial law, Trusts and Investments, Competition law, Contract law, Debt Collection and foreclosures, Constitutional and Administrative law and Intellectual Property. She is a keen golfer and a member of the Rotary Club of Hunyani.
Godwin joined Scanlen & Holderness from the United Kingdom in 2012. He currently sits in the litigation department where his practice is primarily related but not limited to corporate and commercial transactions. Lately he has advised on incorporation, organization and reorganization of companies, debt restructuring, secured financing transactions and corporate finance. Godwin holds an LLB (Hons) and LLM (London) degrees and is currently working on a D. Phil in law. He is a Barrister (England & Wales) and a member of Lincoln's Inn. Godwin has over 20 years’ experience in commerce both in Zimbabwe and abroad. An avid Formula One follower, he also spends his time taking part in charitable causes.
Farayi joined Scanlen & Holderness in 2014 as an associate in the litigation department. He holds an LLB (Hons) (Wales) and is keen on establishing a strong practice in commercial litigation, labour and corporate law. He previously worked at the International Bar Association's commercial law department and continues to maintain a close relationship with staff in its London Office as he is keen on legal reforms beneficial to society and the continued enhancement of the legal profession. In his spare time, Farayi enjoys all disciplines of sport and takes a keen interest in all forms of literature with or without legal connotation.
Christopher joined the firm in April 2014. He holds an LLB from the University of Fort Hare. Christopher is passionate about Constitutional law, Administrative Law, Contract and Commercial Law, International Trade Law and the Law of Delict and wishes to establish himself firmly within these fields. Christopher enjoys following world events closely and reads widely. When not working hard Christopher enjoys music and is currently learning to play the guitar.
Chipo is a 2014 graduate of the University of Witwatersrand where she obtained her LLB degree. She joined the firm in April 2014 and is currently part of the firm's litigation team and has a keen interest in criminal law, insolvency law, family law, commercial law and contract law. Besides her legal interests, Chipo's hobbies include playing tennis, squash and swimming.
Sonja graduated from the University of Pretoria with an LLB degree and returned to Zimbabwe to join the firm in 2014. Sonja has enjoyed practice and litigation and has developed an interest in Commercial and Corporate law, as well as Insolvency practice, Constitutional law and Administrative law. She has a passionate and energetic attitude and with that, Sonja hopes to give back to her country by contributing to the development of the law in Zimbabwe and establishing her practice in these areas of interest.
Rudo graduated from the University of Zimbabwe in 2010 with a University Book Prize and the Law Society of Zimbabwe Book Prize for her outstanding academic achievements. After University she worked for a human rights organization where she worked as a lawyer representing human rights victims. In June 2012, she was awarded the Cambridge- Commonwealth Shared Scholarship top read for a Master in Law with the University of Cambridge (UK). In 2014, she joined Scanlen and Holderness. Rudo is an avid litigator with a passion for labour law, human rights law, company law as well as international investment dispute resolution. Rudo enjoys competitive sports.
Brighton obtained his LLB degree form Midlands State University. He is also a registered Conveyancer and Notary Public. He joined the firm straight from Law School as a legal intern in October 2014 and became an Associate in April 2015. An avid reader and researcher with an eye for detail, Brighton is passionate about Labour Law and has written articles in this area of the law. He regularly writes articles for Midlands State University Law Review Journal. Brighton is also becoming an impressive litigator with a thorough approach to litigation. He also has a keen interest in Commercial, Corporate, Banking, Family, Conveyancing, Insurance and Mining law. In his spare time, Brighton enjoys playing tennis and reading.