At fresh legal perspectives we are

At fresh legal perspectives we are

About us

FLP is a client focused, solution driven legal services provider with a particular focus on projects, finance, corporate and commercial transactions. Our innovative approach to legal services is based on bringing international experience and quality to local transactions. By remaining focused on delivering clients’ needs, sharing risk where appropriate and maintaining a positive attitude, FLP has been a success both in terms of closing transactions and in terms of client satisfaction.

What we do

Construction, energy and capital heavy projects require time, money and attention to detail in order to succeed. Our extensive industry experience means that FLP has the right solutions to save you time and money, and safeguard you against possible pitfalls. We advise on a full range of matters for infrastructure, energy and mining clients, including:

  • Licensing, development and regulatory compliance,
  • Financing,
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating construction, operation and maintenance agreement, and
  • Contract management and administration

Whether you are establishing a new business, expanding or entering new markets, or you intend to merge your company with another, FLP has the right solutions for you. We advise on a range of strategic decisions and ongoing governance, including:

  • Company formations and constitutions
  • Corporate and tax structuring
  • Company secretarial and compliance
  • Director’s duties and corporate governance
  • Specialty Advisory for international and domestic NGOs/CSOs
  • Fractional General Counsel
  • Share capital and debt fundraising.
  • Commercial and market expansion, and structure, due diligence process, negotiation and completion of M&A.

Whether you are involved in a simple debt financing or a complex financial instrument, FLP can provide the right solutions critical to your business success and it’s financing needs. We can assist you with:

  • Share capital
    and debt fundraising
  • Corporate Management and services
  • Developing and evaluating financing structures,
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating standard loan and revenue loan agreements
  • Security documents and guarantees
  • Leveraged and acquisition financing, fund finance, asset backed securitization,
  • Derivatives and structured products
  • Foreign investment and Exchange Control, and
  • Private equity and Venture financing advisory.

How we work

Relying on our legal and commercial know-how, we work alongside you and your team on your business through its corporate life cycle – whether in start-up or growth mode, during an acquisition or sale. A commitment to building long-term relationships with our clients means being there for them at every step in any circumstances. We have the expertise to proactively engage, recognizing issues quickly and putting forward efficient and practical commercially-oriented solutions.

Leveraging our extensive business contacts and leading market knowledge, we work with your businesses to identify financing sources, investors, investment opportunities and development projects. We curate and provide our clients with regular legal and commercial developments. We aim to make you confident and well-informed of relevant business opportunities and developments that may arise in the Southern Africa Region, in countries such as Zimbabwe, Botswana, South Africa, Zambia and Mozambique.

From developing procurement strategies right through to negotiating and drafting complex agreements, we have the right experience to save you time and money. We are reliable and efficient deal managers, ensuring documentation preparation and management and, overseeing that financial packages are well structured, while not losing sight of commercial relevance and robustness. Using our collaborative approach and legal tech solutions, we help you and your business structure and execute transactions efficiently.

Why clients like us

Our alternative fee arrangements allow for more
certainty and value for your money which is a
more cost effective alternative to the hourly
billing model.

Our team comprises experts with both
international and local experience in
advising on and structuring commercial

We leverage legal technology and provide
our clients with access to a client portal
which provides you with 24/7 access to your
work so that you can easily track progress
and also capture data related to
your legal work in order to make better
informed decisions.

Our Values

We always work in teams and collaboratively
with our clients to find the best solutions suited
to each client’s needs. Our team is dedicated to
developing and investing in a lasting
relationship with our clients.

We value our reputation of integrity and
honesty. As our clients trust us with their
confidential information, we maintain high
ethical standards. Our continued success
depends upon uncompromising adherence to
this standard.

We have the necessary team and resources to
help maintain a high level of client satisfaction,
even in peak times. We are known for
delivering responsive, dependable and timely

We get the job done and take pride in the
professional quality of our work.

Business Legal Solutions

Self Administered Legal Templates Platform

A self-service contract lifecycle management solution:

Fractional General Counsel Service

In-house counsel services when you need

Knowledge Base

Find the latest legal changes affecting your business:

Our Team

Irvine Chiwara


Irvine is a Principal of FLP, leading the Project Finance practice, and has a broad experience in project development, financing and general commercial and corporate transactions.

Hazvinei Mugwagwa


Hazvinei is a Principal of FLP, leading our Corporate Finance practice, and has over 15 years’ broad experience as a legal adviser in corporate transactions and financing and as a business executive.

Joshua Takawira


Joshua is a Principal of FLP and advises on a wide range of commercial and corporate matters including governance, company secretarial, risk management and regulatory compliance.

Simukai Tinhu


Simukai is a business strategy consultant who brings deep expertise in  strategy and risk analysis, with a focus on helping clients doing  business across Africa to improve their competitive positions and  prepare for growth.

David Ochieng


David Ochieng ACIArb,is a consultant, to FLP. He is a barrister who practises from Advocates’ Chambers, Harare, and frequently presides as an arbitrator in commercial disputes.

Marvin Mukamba

Tax Consultant

Marvin, a non-lawyer, is a tax consultant with over ten years’ experience as a Corporate Tax Specialist at the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority.

Farai Gorden Dumbura


Farai Dumbura is a consultant engaged by FLP. He is a Regulatory Affairs Specialist with over 15 years experience in policy analysis, compliance and regulatory affairs in both the NGO and public sector.

Debra Kureva

Finance Consultant

Debra, a corporate finance consultant, supports the legal team with her vast experience in a wide range of corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, equity investments in companies and joint ventures.

Contact Info

Suite E4, Travel Plaza, Corner Josiah Chinamano Avenue & Mazowe Street, Avenues, Harare


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