Welcome to Nyachowe Attorneys

As part of our goal, Nyachowe Attorneys seek to provide our clients with the best, reliable and most affordable legal solutions for their businesses. We recognize the changes in law and seek to continually develop ourselves in line with such developments.

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We assist clients with litigation in the CCMA, Magistrates, High & Labour Courts. Our team has expertise in all aspects of employment law litigation and commercial litigation. We also assist clients with debt collection and evictions.



We assist clients with the arbitration of disputes arising out of contracts and business transactions. Our firm has expertise in commercial arbitration in respect of amongst others, the FIDIC, JBCC and IT-related agreements.


Dispute Resolution

We can assist clients to resolve disputes at various levels including mediation, conciliation, arbitration, Magistrates and High Court. Where possible, we seek to provide a “one-stop shop” to our valued clients in resolving disputes at different levels.


Immigration Law

Our team understands that finding an immigration lawyer who understands the situation you are in can be vital to your lifestyle and career prospects. The with its strategic partner Migration Strategies has helped may clients with their immigration applications achieving the successful granting of various visa/resident permits and related extensions. Our partner and lawyers can help with issues around visas, nationality, and asylum applications as well as obtaining the right to live and work in the country.


The team understands that immigration disputes are ordinarily stressful and unsettling. Our team is there to make the process as straightforward as possible. We aim to take the burden away from you and help you to make sense of the complexities surrounding immigration and set a plan for you in how best to proceed. We can help you.


Information Technology Law

We assist clients with the drafting, negotiation, and litigation in respect of IT-related agreements. Members of our team have specialized IT related qualifications. Members of the firm recognize the changes and developments in IT which cuts across all areas of law and are committed to continuously upgrade themselves to square up with such developments.


Employment and Benefits

Our employment & benefits law team seek to provide answers for the day-to-day running of the business. The team provides timely advice and take pre-emptive action in dealing with disputes. The team also seek to provide clients with regular updates on any developments and changes to legislation. Members of the team are experienced in all areas of contentious and non-contentious employment & benefits-related matters.


Corporate & Commercial Law

We assist clients with the drafting of various commercial agreements within the South African context. Our experienced team can assist with the negotiation of commercial transactions. We have assisted clients ranging from small and medium companies to large multinational corporations set up businesses and protect their interest in South Africa.

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Meet The Team


Pasno Nyachowe

Pasno holds a B.Law, LLB &Masters in Public Administration degrees from University of Fort Hare, LLM – Research on “Domain Name Dispute Resolution in South Africa” from NMMU, LLM Cyberlaw & Information Technology Law from Leeds University (UK) and a Certificate in Intellectual Property Law Specialisation Programme from UNISA. Pasno worked as a Law Lecturer for 3 years at the Nelson Mandela School of Law – UFH. He completed his articles with Brink Cohen Le Roux Inc and later joined Bowman Gilfillan Inc and DMS Attorneys. He practised in the Labour, Corporate & Commercial, Employment & Employee Benefits Departments of Brink Cohen Le Roux Inc and Bowman Gilfillan Inc respectively. While at DMS Attorneys Pasno built a sizable practice specializing in Employment, Employee Benefits, general litigation, Commercial and IT law. He has an interest in issues surrounding the internet and electronic commerce related aspects of law (IP & IT law). He has written and published articles in this and other areas of law. With a masters degree in Public Administration,Pasno has recently extended his scope in practice to include public institutions, particularly Municipalities where he has advised on employment, governance and remuneration related issues. He has also assisted seniorexecutives in their personal capacity in dismissal related disputes and negotiation of employment contracts.


Arnold Sagonda

Arnold holds LLB and Masters in Law (Commercial Law) degrees from the University of Cape Town. He also holds Post Graduate Certificates in Banking and Financial Markets Law and International Tax Law from the University of the Witwatersrand and the University of Cape Town respectively. In addition, Arnold has recently completed a Certificate in Basics of Financial Management with the University of Cape Town. Arnold is a consultant to the firm and has over 9 years experience having worked for Bell Dewar, a leading South African law firm, Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, a leading international law firm and Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs, Africa’s largest law firm. Prior to commencing his articles with Bell Dewar, Arnold worked with the Institute for Democracy in Southern Africa (“IDASA”) in Cape Town as a Parliamentary Researcher. Arnold specializes in project finance, private-public partnerships, banking and finance, international tax structuring, and corporate &commercial law.  Arnold has worked on projects in the power, telecommunications and infrastructure sectors. He has in-depth experience in cross-border project finance and cross-border mergers and acquisitions.


Daphine T Nyachowe

Daphine holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree (Cum Laude) and a Master of Laws Degree (Commercial Law) from the Witwatersrand University. Daphine has joined the firm as a Candidate Attorney and currently serving her second year of articles. Upon joining the firm, Daphine has been exposed to high level litigation and other commercial transactions. She has also been involved in high level employment matters in the CCMA and Labour Court together with commercial arbitration disputes.


Ms Fadzi Chigodora

Office manager with extensive corporate experience in financial institutions. Ms Chigodora is responsible for the day to day activities of the firm, including the administrative part of the practice, taking appointments and management of the diaries of various team members.


Nyiko Sambo

Nyiko holds an LLB degree from the University of Limpopo. Nyiko joined the firm as a Candidate Attorney in the Litigation and Commercial Department in May 2017. Nyiko has already had considerable exposure to some high level commercial and litigation matters. Nyiko has completed his practical legal training and also has a right of appearance in the Magistrates Court and will soon be admitted as an attorney upon completion of the board exams.



We believe all legal cases are equally important, especially for the individual client.

Our company is needed in both good and bad situations in life, and we do whatever we can to make all cases a good experience no matter the subject. We look at our clients as people with genuine problems and do not measure their wallet before we look at their case.

Our Clients

We have a diverse client base reflecting our appeal to a wide audience including: the hospitality, furniture, financial services, entertainment, mining, construction, power, telecommunications, transport, logistics  & infrastructure sectors. We also have clients in the small and large corporates within and outside the country. We have acted for and against various municipalities and government departments in and around the country.

Why Us?

There are many law firms, but our numbers prove we have a good thing going here at PNN Attorneys. We respect our clients and they respect us, and that is what sets our company apart from others.

If you have questions regarding our company, you should give us a call. We will do everything possible to make sure we are the right fit for your case.


Frequently Asked Questions

I have a really really annoying ex-husband, can you help? Expand

Yes, we can help you with your problem. Ex-husbands are one of our specialities here at The City Lawyers. Just give us a call.

How many lawyers does it take to change a light bulb? Expand

Fifty-four. Eight to argue, one to get a continuance, one to object, one to demur, two to research precedents, one to dictate a letter, one to stipulate, five to turn in their time sheets, two to depose, one to write interrogatories, two to settle, one to order a secretary to change the bulb, and twenty-eight to bill for professional services.

How long does it take to run a legal case? Expand

It depends, no, really.

Is it possible to seek free legal advice at Nyachowe Attorneys? Expand

It really depends on the case you have. We do take pro bono cases from time to time, but you need to get in contact before we can make such a decision.


Tel: +27 11 202 5104  |  +27 11 202 5295

Alternative No.: +27 11 326 7929  |  +27 11 883 0006   

Cell: +27 82 578 0795

Fax 086 510 6720   | +27 11 202 5104  

Email: pnyachowe@pnn-attorneys.co.za

ICT-Works Building,1 Mellis Road, Mellis Court, Rivonia 2128, 
P O Box 521092 Saxonwold, 2132