Biti launches law firm

via Biti launches law firm – DailyNews Live 19 NOVEMBER 2013

Tendai Biti, the former Finance minister has gone back to his law roots.

The fiery MDC secretary general has launched his law firm, just over five years after quitting Honey and Blackenberg.

Biti told the Daily News yesterday that he has with immediate effect resumed practice as a lawyer at his new firm, Tendai Biti Law.

“We intend to provide a niche service that recognises the 18 years that I had done at Honey and Blackenberg and the five years I did in charge of finance in government,” Biti told the Daily News.

“I have serious links with the international financial services and I have a rich knowledge of the law.

“Now that we have a new government, it is lawyers like us who will be testing the new Constitution. I felt it was time for me to make a start on my own. It’s going to be my home for a long time to come,” said Biti, speaking from his new offices in Milton Park.

Asked how he will balance his law firm duties and his party duties, Biti said he was a hard worker and would cope.

“I am still the secretary-general of the MDC,” he said.

“But I have just come back home to practice law. At least I am outside government where I can breathe fresh air. I have had so many options. I was offered incredible opportunities internationally but I opted to be home because the struggle is incomplete.”

“My law firm will give me a solid base to operate from.”

 

COMMENTS

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    ZUNDE 7 years ago

    You are welcome at ZUNDE http://www.zunde.org brother

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    Daniel Berejena 7 years ago

    Well done Secretary-General

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    Kubota Binga 7 years ago

    Rather congratulate you in your capacity as director of your Law firm. Amhlophe Tendai

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    Tjingababili 7 years ago

    CONGRAYS, SG!

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    kutongwa nonjazi 7 years ago

    May God be your pillar in all things. Makorokoto makuru, we still need you…..more than ever

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    Mupurisa 7 years ago

    You are a hero and an inspiration. May you continue to grow in stature, building a legacy second to none. I look forward to the day we will be celebrating your ultimate political achievement. May God guide, bless and protect you until then.

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    Maidei 7 years ago

    Well done Biti. Only People like Tsvangirai who does not have a career will hate you. Soon they will implicate you for various crimes. You have done well to keep quiet. Please don’t give these idiots, Chamisa included, to find a reason to implicate you of trump-up charges. Always remember talking is silver and silence is golden. WELL DONE MY BRO!!!!!

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    easily fooled 7 years ago

    Good work my bother

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    Odessa 7 years ago

    What about Tsvangirayi? Achaita chii?

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      ndiye anenge achmhanyisa ma paper eku pikisa ma elections through Biti’s firm

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    Bambanani Sizwesakithi 7 years ago

    Perfect move bro! National leaders should not depend on govt or theft for a living. There are so many who have been in govt since 1980 and will never think of moving an inch, because they have no option in life. They think it is the nation’s fault that they cannot do anything else for themselves.

    Well done SG

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    Torai hupfumi 7 years ago

    Well done

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    Faith 7 years ago

    You are an oasis in a desert devoid of principals and moral obligation. You are courageous; you are loved and appreciated. May a guiding light shine on you and protect you & TBL. May your achievements be recognized – if not by a world forum, by the people of Zimbambwe.

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    Faith 7 years ago

    Apologies……Zimbabwe

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    Faith 7 years ago

    and principles…………….sorry Guys. Everytime I read up on Zimbabwe I get disconcerted. It is an ongoing nightmare.

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    The move to the other field is fine , but remember you became more popular through your political career ,you had been a public figure , your move is questionable , something is coming behind , what exactly are you up to , i don’t think this is a smooth move Biti , you should be hiding something , watch out the nation will be shocked .From being the Minister of finance , how much did you divert to your own pocket , fine run away before they audit you , you are a very creative somebody , i respect you but i strongly question your move , hide the bomb but unfortunately it will explode , you had been working with them , did they teach you how to steal it , don’t spend all of it , reserve something for your bail they will turn their backs at you and lock you in .

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      Tafunuka 7 years ago

      Khabo, If I remember well Biti’s popularity did not start as a member of MDC. I came to know about the capabilities of Biti when he represented Margaret Dongo in the 90’s. Let’s leave out his participation in the students’ politics because that could rather be classified as hooliganism by some critics.

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      Makorokoto makuru! Following yr purpise is a great move and doing what you love best. To those saying his hiding something. He is not but following his passion read news papers frm the time he came into law at a young age….ndozvaanoda n his happy with it . I hope yr services will help us the poor we have been robbed

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      Mczomb 7 years ago

      Khabo your comment is one that really confuses me. Biti has done something that most politicians in first world countries do but its a rarity in African politics. They are no longer in power, he has a family to feed like everyone else, so he has gone back to work. He is not sitting waiting for donor handouts. See thats how you end up being owned by other people because everyone that gives you a dollar before you are in power will expect something in the future. Like he said he could have gone anyway where in the world earned quardriple of what he will earn now, but he stayed. This man should be the MDC leader and thats nothing against Morgan.

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    Ok , you are just about to desert the party , i don’t agree with you handling the two jobs even if you manipulate us and say you a hard worker , you are just about to a dissident to MDC T , this ZUNDE might be having a post for you , yes you can uplift them , unfortunately a comrade , a really combrade will never divert his sight in the middle of the battle like you are just about to do it .

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    @Tafunuka , i don’t deny your point , but how many lawyers do we have in our country today , are they popular to us ? , are they public figures to you today , its fine for you to congradute Biti , my own freedom of speech is that i still question Biti’s move ,look at things in a bigger picture , don’t just appreciate all the time , Biti’s move need to be audit or even investigated .

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      B.Mathe 7 years ago

      THANKS TENDAI IT SHOWS MDC HAS A POOL OF INTELLECTUALS HW ABOUT ZANUPF THIEVES ALL OF THEM ARE TEACHERS AND CARPENTERS BOB STUDIED WRONG PRINCIPLES IN JAIL ALONE AND UNGUIDED NO WONDER WHY HE IS CLUELESS UNTIL NOW.KEEP IT UP BROTHER WE WILL SUPPORT YOU.

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        Kubota Binga 7 years ago

        Teacher, carpenter all these are viable trades/professions more honest than lawyers

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    Shebah 7 years ago

    B Mathe Biti and company have been defeated in Con/Court, rigging allegations, etc by the ZPF legal team, check the records.

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      You are lying Shebah, they were defeated by the partisan judge.

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    Tendai, Wish you every success, you have earned it.
    Virtually, single handed you saved Zimbabwe.
    You handled problems few could have tackled.
    Great Stuff. Well done.

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    hilton 7 years ago

    congradulation mr BITI never give up.we al backup u! never ever give a chance 2 those pathetic thugs 2 invade in yr career. may the lord bless you!!

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    tichafa 7 years ago

    Mathe don’t insult teachers we are all what we are because of these people.Its simply a noble profession.Teachers and carpenters have nothing o do with Biti’s success.Well done Tendai wakagona iwe!

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    Fake move , leaving my MDC T ,should you join ZUNDE ,you head will be on the block , we need you big time , be always a comrade .

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    kevin 7 years ago

    What is this new Law Firm specializing in?

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    Kevin ask that question again , its all about scapegoating here , watch you will see .

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    chilimanzi 7 years ago

    I respect him just as i respect Tsvangirayi because he remained level headed despite what has been going on in mdc after elections he can be a good leader if given the blessing by Tsvangirayi not to push Tsvangirayi out because mdc would never be the same again and will be the end of a formidable opposition in zimbabwe.

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    Wilbert Mukori 7 years ago

    Wish your all the very best!

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    Haiwawo! Typical zimbo if someone does somethinmg nice its either his hiding smthng or he stole millions. Kungofungirana chete he just wants to change and says he can balance both. Kana usinga ziye nyarara pane kufamba uchitaura negative stuff kuti pane zvaatiza.
    At least he knows his purpose

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    Rocks tone 7 years ago

    Remember Biti could not make it alone to resist &bolster their election petition challenge ,beside the ox also have a family to take care of

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    Well done bro. U r a hero. U r my inspiration

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    Well done SG. U r a hero. May God continue to guide u to liberate our country economically and socially.

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    maisokwazo 7 years ago

    Applaudable Tendai Biti ranked one of the finest and brilliant and best Finance Minister Zimbabwe has ever had and the people know they real know deep down their hearts that you were and you are the best Zimbabwe needs. Take relief Zimbabwe still needs you we lost a battle not a war.

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    Samaita 7 years ago

    Very commendable that former ministers in the gnu have gone back to their businesses like the rest of us. No mentality of superiority. Former Minister of Health Dr Madzorera is back in Kwekwe at his surgery. So what thats life. My question sei vanhu veZanu vachirambira mupublic office as if they were anointed kufira pabasa? They are afraid of honest work 8 to 5. Lazy bunch.