Josephat is a Partner at Partner – Webb, Low & Barry, Inc. Ben Baron & Partners
has practiced with Messrs. Webb, Low & Barry, Inc. Ben Baron & Partners for his entire professional career. From 1985 to 1989 he practiced as a Professional Assistant and from 1989 to date as a Partner.
He has been member of the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights for several years and was the chairperson of that organisation from 2006 to 2008. He was awarded the Human Rights Lawyer of the Year Award in 2003.
He held the following roles with Law Society of Zimbabwe;
- Member of Law Society of Zimbabwe 1985 to 2013
- Councilor of Law Society of Zimbabwe 1998 to 2013
- Deputy President of Law Society of Zimbabwe 2007 to 2008
- President of Law Society of Zimbabwe 2009 to 2010
As a Councillor he served on the Disciplinary and Ethics Committee and Human Rights Committee. As the President of the Law Society of Zimbabwe he assisted in conciliation between the Judiciary and the Zimbabwean legal practitioners by creating a forum where Judges and Senior Legal Practitioners could meet and discuss challenges to the justice delivery system in Zimbabwe and provide solutions to the same. The initiative was welcomed by both parties resulting in the Judicial Colloquium becoming an annual event.
He directed a Research and Drafting Committee for the Zimbabwean Constitution, which
Committee’s draft became the legal profession’s contribution to the new Zimbabwean
Constitution. He was seconded to be a technical advisor on the drafting of the new Zimbabwe Constitution which was published on the 24th day of May, 2013. He was appointed to the Judicial Services Commission of Zimbabwe in the year 2014 and continue to serve on that body. He also serves as, a board member of a number of trust schools, charitable organisations and companies.