Tim was originally admitted as a Solicitor (with Higher Rights of Audience in all Courts of Record including the Supreme Court), Notary and Conveyancer in his native Zimbabwe in 1992. Upon qualification, Tim worked for some of the largest law firms in Zimbabwe. This experience provided Tim with a broad set of experience and skills in both contentious and non-contentious matters.
In 1997, Tim became a Partner with Hussein Ranchhod & Co, where he served as Managing Partner. During this time, Tim represented clients in the corporate, manufacturing and mining sectors. In addition to this, Tim also assisted start up businesses and entrepreneurs with a wide range of commercial matters.
Tim was registered as a Solicitor in England and Wales in 2011 and then admitted as a Solicitor in Scotland in 2014. Having had a couple of years out of private practice, prior to joining ehl Commercial LLP in September 2018, as a commercial Solicitor covering both contentious and non-contentious matters, Tim was a Law Lecturer at leading universities in both the East and West Midlands as well as at leading Further Education colleges.
Due to his experience, Tim is able to advise upon contentious and non-contentious matters. Tim’s non-contentious practice covers Share Purchase Agreements, Asset Purchase Agreements, Management Buy-Out and advising on and the drafting of Commercial Contracts. Tim also has excellent experience in negotiating and drafting Intellectual Property Agreements, UK Competition law and is a strong advocate and litigator in both the Court and the Employment Tribunal.
Due to his excellent connections and knowledge of the Southern African region, Tim welcomes instructions from companies and organisations seeking to explore this expanding market.
When not at work, Tim enjoys travelling, music and spending time with his family.