Marume & Furidzo Legal Practitioners

Marume & Furidzo Legal Practitioners is a corporate and commercial law firm located in Harare, Zimbabwe and provides legal and advisory services to various individuals, families, small to medium enterprises, municipalities, private and public companies and other institutions. It was founded by Tichaona Marume and Bernard Furidzo. The two founding partners have a great depth of experience and knowledge from having practiced law under some of the top-ranked law firms in Zimbabwe.

Registering A Deceased Estate In Zimbabwe

Registering A Deceased Estate In Zimbabwe

The law requires that the estate of a deceased person who leaves behind ‘property’ be registered for purposes of administering the deceased’s property which forms part of his/her estate. If the deceased had a registered marriage, the estate has to be registered at the Master of the High Court. If the deceased was in unregistered …

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Understanding Probation In Employment

Variation Of Employment Contracts

Once the parties have agreed on the essential terms of the contract, its terms are fixed in the sense that neither party may unilaterally vary them unless the original contract provides for variation. Statutorily, the Labour Act Chapter 28:01 states that one of its objectives is to promote the participation by employees in decisions affecting …

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Non-Disclosure Agreements - Marume and Furidzo Legal Practitioners

Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA)

A non-disclosure agreement (NDA) is a legally binding contract that establishes a confidential relationship. The party or parties signing the agreement decide that sensitive/confidential information exchanged for a particular purpose will not be made available to third parties. An NDA may also be referred to as a confidentiality agreement. A non-disclosure agreement is one of …

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Sharing Of Property On Dissolution Of Unregistered Customary Union

Sharing Of Property On Dissolution Of Unregistered Customary Union

In a number of cases people are married customarily and their marriages are not registered hence the reference to unregistered customary union. Different legal principles apply to the sharing of property upon dissolution of an unregistered customary union. Thus, the Matrimonial Causes Act which applies to the division of property on termination of a marriage …

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Distinguishing Between An Employee And An Independent Contractor

Distinguishing Between An Employee And An Independent Contractor

The first question to be asked when seeking to resolve any labour law dispute is whether the parties are indeed ‘employees’ and ‘employers’ within the meaning of the Labour Act Chapter 28:01 or the common law. If they are not, then the Labour Act and other relevant statutory instruments do not apply to them. In …

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