Chipo Chengetai Sachikonye
Position: Partner-Internship Programme Head
Unit: Commercial and Financial Services
Education: LLB (Hons) (University of Cape Town) MLB (Masters in Law & Business)(Germany) LLM (Commercial Law) (University of Cape Town)
Chipo is a member of the firm’s Commercial and Financial Services Group. She joined the Group in December 2009 upon completing her second masters degree in Germany. Chipo has training and experience in commercial law, business, banking and finance. She has worked on a broad spectrum of transactions including structured finance and rights offers. Chipo has advised corporate clients on general commercial transactions such as supply, loan, shareholding, and trust fund agreements.
She prepares, reviews and negotiates a range of agreements related to corporate mandates. Chipo also has a commercial litigation background and experience in mediation and arbitration which strongly complements her current work. She has also extended her legal expertise to include intellectual property advice and is a member of the Zimbabwe Institute of Patents and Trademarks Agents.