Kanokanga & Partners
A Professional Law Firm established in 1991 Located in Harare Zimbabwe

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Landlord & Tenant

We offer unique Landlord & Tenant Law Services in Zimbabwe

We at Kanokanga & Partners assist both the landlord and the tenant in respect of their rights, in relation to tenancy and lease agreements. We as a firm work closely in this regard with a local due diligence based business that provides tenant screening, vetting and blacklisting services as is the international trend and thus we are able as a firm to assist our clients with ease. Due to a thorough knowledge and skills set the firm boasts of exceptionally high standards and seeks to protect client’s interest. Our landlord & tenant services include but are not limited to;

  • Maintenance Issues
  • Injunctions
  • Housing Law including claims for rent arrears and possession of property against lawful tenants or squatters
  • Lease disputes and breach of covenant
  • Adverse possession and co-ownership disputes
  • Negotiating a new lease
  • Business tenanciesResidential tenancies
  • Agricultural tenancies
  • Rent and rent review
  • Guarantees and rent deposits
  • Repair and alterations
  • Lease variations
  • Terminating leases
  • Problem tenants
  • Breaches of lease
  • Eviction and possession
  • Drafting and advising on tenancy agreements
  • Taking action against tenants in breach of the terms of their tenancy including repossession
  • Taking action against landlords who are not carrying out necessary repairs
  • Obtaining vacant possession of the property at the end of the tenancy where the tenant refuses to vacate
  • Disputes with letting agents
  • Recovery of unpaid service charges
  • Enforcement of terms of the lease
  • Advising on and preparing compulsory legislative Notices
  • Challenging service charges including referral to a Leasehold Valuation Tribunal
  • Application for landlords consent to carry out alterations or sublet or vary terms of the lease
  • Dealing with bad landlords who fail to maintain the building
  • Dealing with bad tenants who fail to pay rentals or maintain property
  • Taking over management of the block
  • Lease extensions
  • Landlord and Tenant obligations
  • Drafting Commercial Leases
  • Stamp Duty and working with tax advisors on the VAT implications of Commercial Leases