About the Firm
Established on the 1st of June 2016 , Atukwa Attorneys is a firm of vibrant lawyers with offices in Harare and Rusape. We are committed to providing our clients with comprehensive quality solutions to their wide range of legal concerns. We provide a comprehensive range of legal services designed to meet our clients’ needs and exceed their expectations. We pride ourselves in providing advice that is responsive, innovative, and practical in the real world.
At Atukwa Attorneys, we understand that time is money for our clients. Our lawyers and staff are dedicated to providing our clients with the best and most efficient legal services possible. We attend continuous legal education courses to ensure that we are abreast with current legal developments so that we deliver the top-calibre legal services to our clients. Our commitment and dedication to client service is integral to the culture of our firm. To that end, we are committed to upgrading our lawyers and support staff to enable us to provide the best service possible to each and every client.
Dorcas is a founding partner of Atukwa Attorneys and has been in practice since 2008. She attained a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of Zimbabwe in 2006 and is currently pursuing a Master of Laws in Corporate Law with UNISA.
She provides services to financial institutions, corporates, statutory bodies as well as individuals. Resultantly, she has legal expertise in labour and commercial law litigation as well as conveyancing and notarial practice.
She is passionate about women’s rights. She volunteers her services to the Zimbabwe Women Lawyers Association and the Women and Law in Southern Africa (WLSA) in a bid to assist indigent women.
Dorcas served on the boards of the Zimbabwe Women Lawyers Association . She also served as a Councillor at Chinhoyi University of Technology. She currently serves as a Trustee of the Poverty Reduction Forum Trust. She is also an Executive Committee member of the Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce (Harare Branch).
In the year 2021 she was recognised by the Zimbabwe CEOs’ Network as an Outstanding Legal Practitioner of Repute. She is also a Gold Winner of the Outstanding Advocate and Legal Leader of the Year award which accolade was awarded at the Megafest Women’s Business Awards,2021.
Valerie R Chakuzira
Valerie Rangariro Chakuzira is an Associate with Atukwa attorneys.She joined the firm in September 2021. She is a holder of a bachelor of laws (Hons) degree from the University of Zimbabwe . she has three (3) years’ experience in the Human Rights field which experience she gained while employed at Legal Resources Foundation. She is an avid family law practitioner with expertise in family law litigation and estates administration. Ms Chakuzira is passionate about corporate law and is set to enroll for a Masters in Business Administration .
Obey is an Associate who joined Atukwa Attorneys in 2019. He is a young and vibrant lawyer with particular interest in labour law, insurance law and delict. He is competent, diligent, committed and hard working as he regards these traits as the hallmark of legal practice. Obey is determined to give unparalleled service to clients to the best of his ability.
Kudakwashe Ignatius Munyoro recently joined Atukwa Attorneys from Women and Law in Southern Africa Research and Education Trust (WLSA). He has four (4) years’ work experience in the practice of law. Kudakwashe’s experience is mainly in criminal and civil litigation, estates administration, family law and human rights Law. Further, he has vast experience in law, policy and development and has conducted various researches on law and development. He is currently studying towards a Masters in Development Studies with the Midlands State University..