Godman is a partner with 14 years’ experience in practice. Godman heads the Information and Communications Technology Law and Intellectual Property Law initiatives of the firm. He is on the cutting edge of providing advice relating to cyber-crime and cyber-security; data privacy; social media; internet service provider liability; electronic commerce; copyright in software and online; trademarks online; domain name disputes.
Data privacy holds a special place in Godman’s heart. This has driven him to develop specialist expertise in rendering advice to corporates who are potentially victims of data breaches. Godman handholds the client from the point of systems audit to obtaining remedies for inevitable breaches.
Godman has further earned himself a special niche in the review of software licenses, cloud agreements, service level and other technology related agreements in Zimbabwe having reviewed countless such for banking institutions, insurance firms and large state institutions.
Godman also routinely prosecutes the registration of trade marks for both local and foreign clientele as an end product to in-depth intellectual property strategy advice on how best his clients can leverage their IP to derive maximum value.
Additionally, Godman has considerable experience in assisting employers to handle employment law issues covering contracts, dismissals, retrenchments, collective bargaining, conciliation, arbitration and litigation in all the superior courts of Zimbabwe