Peter’s legal career began as a Public Prosecutor and Law Officer in the Attorney-General’s office. He joined the firm as an articled clerk in 1977, became a partner in 1982 and has served the firm in that capacity ever since. Peter specialises in corporate and commercial law, with particular emphasis on issues relating to inward investment in Zimbabwe, compliance with Zimbabwe’s indigenisation legislation, debt securitisation, corporate restructuring and compliance with Zimbabwe Stock Exchange requirements. He acts for a number of major national and international financial institutions, mining houses and tobacco companies.
Peter previously specialised in labour law, and edited an updated version of the book “Labour Law in Zimbabwe” authored by his late brother. He has BL and LLB degrees from the University of Rhodesia, and an LLM degree in company law from the University of Birmingham. Peter was elected as a councillor of the Law Society of Zimbabwe, and held office as President of the Law Society for a two year term. He has been appointed as a director of a number of companies, and has also served on the governing body of several schools, charities and other non-profit organisations. Peter is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and has acted as an arbitrator in a number of commercial disputes, including significant arbitrations in the building sector.