Mr Addington Bexley Chinake

Addington has been in practice for over 20 years having been admitted into practice law in February 1993. He has been with the firm since 1994. Addington became the Managing Partner in 2000, and is currently the Senior Partner. Mr Chinake also has a niche practice that specialises in high net worth matrimonial affairs including trusts and divorces.

Practice Areas: Mergers and Acquisitions, and all aspects of Business Law including Competition Law, Mining Mergers and Acquisitions, Banking, Finance, Private Public Partnerships, Telecommunications and Constitutional Law. Addington remains the leading commercial lawyer in Zimbabwe, having, advised Barclays Bank plc on all aspects of the disposal of its’ Zimbabwe Franchise, advised the winning bidders on the Gairezi Hydro Power contract negotiations and the Munyati Coal Power Station Refurbishment negotiations and contracting, advised Simbisa Brands Ltd on the ongoing proposed listing on AIM, inter alia. Bexley was retained as Lead Counsel by the Judicial Service Commission in 2017’s biggest and widely reported public interest case, namely Romeo Zibani vrs JSC and others, which determined the correct procedure to be followed in the appointment of the Chief Justice of Zimbabwe.

Career:Senior Partner, Kantor & Immerman. Chairman of the following public companies Innscor Africa Limited, Simbisa Brands Limited. He is also the Chairman of the leading coatings company, Astra Industries Kansai Plascon limited. A former Trustee of National Gallery Zimbabwe. External Counsel to the Judicial Services Commission (JSC) and the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority. Resource person to the JSC, Law Society of Zimbabwe, the International Bar Association and the University of Zimbabwe. Highly acclaimed international Speaker on Commercial and Competition Law. Publisher of numerous articles in leading Business and Banking Weeklies in Zimbabwe. He is sought after as Zimbabwean Counsel by major international and regional law firms and global clients with business interests in Zimbabwe and continues to attract significant mandates. In 2015, Addington was Zimbabwean Counsel on 5 of the top 7 M&A transactions in Zimbabwe (including the AB inBev-SAB Miler Beer merger) representing diverse clients from Zimbabwe, Europe, United Kingdom, Africa, America and Asia, confirming his position in the market as the "go to" Zimbabwean commercial lawyer and Advocate. He is non-executive Chair of Zimbabwe's only billion United States dollar annual turnover company, Innscor Africa Limited

Professional Memberships: Law society of Zimbabwe. International Bar Association.

Recreational Achievements: Member of the Zimbabwe Open Golf Committee. Film Producer. Author. Single Handicap Golfer. He is a Goodwill Ambassador to Emerald Hill Children's Home.

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