Landlord & Tenant


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
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Thank you for visiting our website. Kanokanga & Partners was a corporate and commercial law firm established in 1991. This law firm is located in Harare, Zimbabwe we provide legal and advisory services to various individuals, families, small to medium enterprises, municipalities and public listed companies and other institutions.

We have and continue to provide an efficient and effective legal practice for well over two decades. We advise local, regional and international clients on various aspects of the law.

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Harare, Zimbabwe
PO Box 7283, Harare

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