The Law Society of Zimbabwe is an association mandated with registering lawyers and regulating how lawyers and law firms operate in Zimbabwe.

Law Society of Zimbabwe
Key people Simplisius Chihambakwe
Focus law


The vision of the law society is to be:

A world-class, independent, law society committed to justice and the rule of law


The LSZ is dedicated to effectively and efficiently representing and regulating the legal profession to promote the sustainable development of the legal profession, the observance of the rule of law, and foster public trust and confidence in the justice system

Core Values

The LSZ Council and all members of its management and staff are united by the core values that they each uphold, as individuals and as a team. The organizational culture at the LSZ is shaped by these shared core values. These core values are

Duties The Law Society of Zimbabwe was formed in 1981 to replace the previous bar association. The membership of is drawn from all registered legal practitioners residing in Zimbabwe whether in private practice, in commerce or in civil service. The primary duties of the law society are: