Alec Muchadehama holds the BL. (Hons), LL.B and MBA degrees from the University of Zimbabwe. Admitted to practice in Zimbabwe as a Legal Practitioner, Conveyancer and Notary Public in October 1991, Alec Muchadehama served as a public prosecutor for seven years and has a wide experience in criminal litigation. Alec has also been a part-time Commissioner (Presiding Officer) of the Small Claims Court at the Bulawayo Magistrates’ Courts, Tredgold for three years. He resigned from the Ministry of Justice and Parliamentary Affairs having risen to the rank of Senior Law Officer. He joined private practice in 1997, at Chihambakwe Mutizwa & Partners. He was a partner for one and a half years at Chihambakwe Mutizwa & Partners before he resigned to set up Mbidzo, Muchadehama and Makoni in 2001. He has won several local and international awards for his advocacy for Human Rights and Rule of Law in Zimbabwe, notably the inaugural Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights Lawyer (2003), Nominee for the Human Rights Lawyer of the year for the years 2004-2006, inaugural winner of the Artists for Human Rights Festival Award 2007-08, inaugural winner of the Civic Organisations Human Rights Award 2010, first runner up for the Zimbabwe Women Lawyers Association Human Rights Award 2011, the inaugural Dutch Foundation Lawyers for Lawyers Award 2011 and the Walter Kamba Rule of Law Award 2014 which was conferred by the Law Society of Zimbabwe. He is the current board chairperson for the Voluntary Media Council of Zimbabwe (VMCZ) and the transitional Justice Working Group in Zimbabwe. He also sits on the Belvedere Techncal Teachers’ College (BTTC) and Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) Boards.