Managing Partner at Donsa-Nkomo & Mutangi Legal Practice; Senior Consultant for Democracy and Human Rights at Southern Africa Democracy and Human Rights Consultancy.
PhD in Law (LLD) - International Human Rights Law, University of Pretoria; Master of Law (LLM) - Human Rights and Advocacy, University of Pretoria; Bachelor of Law (LLB) University of Zimbabwe
Dr Tarisai Mutangi holds an LLD and LLM from the University of Pretoria, and Legislative Drafting qualifications from the same institution. He holds primary legal qualifications in the form of an LLBs Degree from the University of Zimbabwe. He is duly registered and practices law in Harare, Zimbabwe where he is the Managing Partner of Donsa – Nkomo & Mutangi Legal Practice, a firm of legal practitioners based in Harare.
Dr Mutangi teaches law at Midlands State University and University of Zimbabwe. He is also Associate Researcher with the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria. He has published widely primarily in the areas of domestic implementation of international law standards as well as on international judicial and quasi-judicial institutions such as the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights, the SADC Tribunal and the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child. He conducts litigation before these international institutions where he is also admitted as counsel.
Dr Mutangi also researches and undertakes consulting work with local and international organisations primarily in the governance sector. He has worked with the Government of Zimbabwe and the Government of South Africa where he sits on the Advisory Committee to the South African Law Reform Commission dealing with revision of national legislation to conform to the provisions of the constitution (‘alignment of legislation’).