Johannes Muchada

Founding Partner

Maguchu & Muchada Business Attorneys, Zimbabwe

Johannes is the co-founder of Maguchu & Muchada Business Attorneys. He holds nineteen years of invaluable experience in commercial legal practice. He is adept in the legal fields of corporate, banking, insurance, intellectual property, competition and tax law. Johannes is a legal ground breaker and an acclaimed leading tax lawyer. He masterfully represents clients undergoing tax and transfer pricing audits and investigations. He appears on behalf of clients in tax dispute resolutions in judicial and quasi-judicial forums such as the Tax Court, the High Court and the Supreme Court. This work involves but is not limited to issues of objections, appeals and reviews against Tax assessment. As a result, his bravura causes him to be sought out by the top four accounting firms in Zimbabwe. His client scope extends to the industries of mining, energy, tourism, manufacturing, broadcasting, education, banking insurance and financial services.

Through the years, Johannes has effortlessly worked on M & A transactions, drafting commercial and corporate agreements, due diligence, restructuring agreements and corporate rescue proceedings. He fearlessly engages in disputes and negotiations with the Competition and Tariff Commission. He also registers and renews registrations of intellectual property.

Johannes has walked on unchartered legal terrain where he engaged in complex litigation relating to the collapse and amalgamation of banks in Zimbabwe. Subsequently, he was invited by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe to proffer legal opinions on the review of banking laws in Zimbabwe.

At-present, he continues to extend his legal tentacles by sitting as a committee member of Tax and Other legislation Committee of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe (ICAZ) and as a founding member of Zimbabwe Institute of Tax Accountants (ZITA).

Agenda Sessions

What Powers Should Revenue Authorities Have in Transfer Pricing Cases? (Panel Discussion)

9 Nov 2023: 12.00 – 12.50

Transfer Pricing Audits and Litigation: Protecting Your Business in Disputes (Panel Discussion)

9 Nov 2023: 14.00 – 15.00

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