The Law Society of Zimbabwe (LSZ) has warned members of the public about the existence of a bogus law firm called Simbi Legal Aid which is currently advertising its services on social media platforms.
In a statement on Tuesday, LSZ executive secretary Edward Mapara said their investigations have established that the entity is a front of a law firm which is currently under probe for unprofessional conduct. Mapara said:
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It has come to the attention of the LSZ that there is an entity advertising itself on social media platforms as a provider of legal services. The entity is called Simbi Legal Aid.
Investigations conducted by the Society show that the entity is a sham.
The entity is a front for a law firm which is currently under probe for unprofessional conduct.
Be advised accordingly.
The Law Society of Zimbabwe is an association mandated with registering lawyers and regulating how lawyers and law firms operate in Zimbabwe.