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Atherstone & Cook

Atherstone & Cook  

Legal Services | Zimbabwe

tel: +263 4704 244 | fax: +263 4 705 180
7th Floor Mercury House | Harare | . | Zimbabwe

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Harare, Zimbabwe

Atherstone & Cook's Overview

Atherstone & Cook can trace its roots back some 80 years. The present firm was founded by Mr William Atherstone (now deceased) and Lindsay Cook, the current Senior Partner. The firm was established in 1957 and has grown to be one of Zimbabwe's leading legal firms, specialising in commercial, corporate and tax law, offering a full range of legal services. The firm has nine partners (representing a combined total of over 200 years in practice in Zimbabwe, with considerable specialist expertise), five qualified assistants and six paralegals. Members belong to the Law Society of Zimbabwe.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1957
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 10

Languages: English


Areas of Practice
  • Banking
  • Criminal Law
  • Family and Elder
  • Finance
  • Financial Litigation
  • Import/Export
  • International Trade
  • Labor Law
  • Land Use and Zoning
  • Legal Economics
  • Litigation
  • Natural Resources
  • Privatization
  • Real Estate
  • Taxation
  • Trade and Customs
  • Trusts
  • Wills

Zuva Petroleum sues AirZim over $1,2 million jet fuel debt
Atherstone & Cook, February 2018

AIRZIM and Transport minister, Jorum Gumbo, have been sued by local fuel supplier, Zuva Petroleum (Pvt) Ltd, over a $1, 2 million debt for jet fuel supplied between 2014 and January this year. The petroleum firm issued summons on February 15 this year and the airline is yet to enter its appearance to defend. In its declaration, the fuel firm said between March 2014 to January 2018, it sold and delivered 4 836 587 litres of Jet A1 fuel to AirZim amounting to $4 310 952, through various consignments. Zuva Petroleum further said in terms of its running account, AirZim has failed to make full payment for the product supplied to it...

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