Dudu Ndawana

Partner


Tel+263 24 2707023
Direct+263 24 2707229
dndawana@ggg.co.zw


Dudu is a partner at Gill, Godlonton & Gerrans and specialises in corporate and commercial law, with emphasis on issues in relation to inward investment in Zimbabwe. She also handles a significant portfolio of High Court commercial civil litigation, commercial law advisory work and has conducted various legal due diligence exercises on behalf of both internal and external investors.

Dudu has an interest in mining law and has been involved in several due diligence exercises for international investors looking at investing in the mining sector in Zimbabwe.

She holds the degrees of LLB and LLM from the University of Fort Hare in South Africa.

She acts for a number of major national and international financial institutions, businesses in the service sector and tobacco companies.

Dudu’s legal career stated as a programs officer at Human Rights Trust of Southern Africa. She joined Gill, Godlonton and Gerrans in January 2009 and became a partner in April 2014. She was appointed to the Management Committee as a co-Managing Partner in April 2016 and has served the firm in that capacity ever since.

Legal Practitioner of High Court of Zimbabwe


  • Proposed acquisition of shares in telecommunication company - acted for a potential investor in conducting a legal due diligence exercise in one of the telecommunications companies in Zimbabwe.

  • Litigation on behalf of financial institutions – act for several financial institutions in High Court litigation relating to the recovery of amounts due to the institutions in terms of various credit facilities availed to their clients. Also provide advisory services on various agreements and regulatory issues.

  • Acquisition of shares in a transport company in Zimbabwe - acting for a regional transport company in the acquisition of shares in one of the major transport operators in Zimbabwe specifically relating to conducting the legal due diligence exercise and drafting the agreements for the acquisition of the shares.

  • Anglican Church – acting for the Anglican Church in defending the invasion of one of their properties in Chitungwiza by youths affiliated to one of the political parties in Zimbabwe.