Maxwell Takuva
Photo of Maxwell Munodawafa Takuva
Assumed office
December 2012
Appointed byPresident Robert Mugabe

Maxwell Munodawafa Takuva is a Zimbabwean lawyer and a judge of the High Court of Zimbabwe. He was appointed by President Robert Mugabe in 2012. Justice Maxwell Takuva was sworn in on the 20th of December 2012, by President Robert Mugabe himself. [1] Before his appointment as a High Court judge, he was president of the Labour Court in the Judicial Service Commission. [2]


Justice Takuva started his legal career as clerk of court and became a prosecutor in 1985. From there, he was transferred to the Attorney-General’s Office where he was promoted to the chief law officer. In 2005 he was appointed Labour Court President.[1]

Notable Cases


  1. 1.0 1.1 Daniel Nemukuyu (December 21, 2012). "President swears in four judges". Herald. Zimpapers. Retrieved July 6, 2017.
  2. Roman Moyo (December 21, 2012). "Mugabe appoints four new High Court judges". New Zimbabwe. Text "http://www.newzimbabwe.com/news-9856-Mugabe+appoints+four+new+High+Court+judges/news.aspx#" ignored (help); Missing or empty |url= (help); |access-date= requires |url= (help)