Solomon Mguni

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Solomon Mguni
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BornSolomon Mguni
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
OccupationLawyer, Mayor
EmployerBulawayo City Council
OrganizationDube, Mguni & Dube Legal Practitioners
Known forBeing the Mayor for Bulawayo
Home townBulawayo
PredecessorMartin Moyo
Political partyMovement for Democratic Change

Solomon Mguni is a Zimbabwean duly registered legal practitioner, conveyancer and notary public. He is also the current Bulawayo Mayor after being elected in September 2018. He is a member of the opposition party, Movement for Democratic Change.

Background

He is a duly registered legal practitioner, conveyancer and notary public. He has been in private legal practice since 2009 and was admitted to practice law in the Superior courts of Zimbabwe (High Court, Labour Court, Supreme Court of Appeal as well at the Constitutional court of Zimbabwe). His areas of interest include human rights, governance, and constitutional litigation. He is a member in good standing of the Law Society of Zimbabwe as well as the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights and the Christian Legal Society-Zimbabwe. In September 2018 he was elected mayor of the City of Bulawayo for 2018 to 2023 municipal term, coming from the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party.[1]

Education

He is a holder of a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Honours degree from the University of Zimbabwe and a Master of Laws (LLM) degree with specialisation in private law from the University of South Africa.

Career

He has been managing partner at a private law firm, Dube, Mguni & Dube Legal Practitioners which he co-founded in February 2015. His duties as managing partner included all aspects of administration, accountability for profit and loss, controlling costs and achieving revenue objectives. He is a member of the advisory board of Christian Legal Society-Zimbabwe, an organisation of Christian lawyers engaged in community development.

References

  1. , [1], Report Focus News, Published: 7 September, 2018 , Accessed: 14 February, 2020