MEET THE TEAM  THAT MAKES IT HAPPEN NDZABANDZABA PANNEL OF ATTORNEYS

Anthony Ndzabandzaba

Principal Partner

BA Law (Uniswa) LLB (Natal/ University of Victoria) and LLM (Wits)

The firm was founded by Anthony Ndzabandzaba (Ndzabandzaba). Ndzabandzaba has over 12 years of legal experience having been a partner and a director in a number of legal practices. Ndzabandzaba has successfully appeared in a number of Courts including the Supreme Court of Appeal. Ndzabandzaba has led high profile cases and investigations, prosecution as well as litigation and settlement of cases in different areas of legal practice with a net worth of over R300 m. While in the employ of the Competition Commission of South Africa, Ndzabandzaba served as head of training and development in the cartels division for a number of years. Ndzabandzaba has also written academic papers in the area of Competition law.

Ndzabandzaba has recently acted for institutions such as the Competition Commission of South Africa in well documented cases. Ndzabandzaba has provided training as an expert in the area of Competition Law to institutions as far afield as the Seychelles. Ndzabandzaba also has a history as a lecturer in institutions such as the University of the Witwatersrand where he lectured in the area of intellectual property Law. Ndzabandzaba holds a BA Law (Uniswa) LLB (Natal/ University of Victoria) and LLM (Wits). Ndzabandzaba is currently in his second year of MBA studies with the University of Reading, Henley Business School.

Justice Msawenkosi Phetha

SENIOR CONSULTANT | DIRECTOR

LLB (University of Kwazulu Natal)

Justice completed his LLB degree and  he was admitted as an attorney at the Natal Provincial Division of High Court in 2002. He is currently employed by a private company in an employee relations executive role and also serves as a Director at Ndzabandzaba Attorneys Inc. He completed his articles with Shepstone & Wylie Attorneys in Durban and has been specializing in all aspects of employment law since his admission as an attorney. He has worked for South African Breweries, Bowman Gilfillan, Farrell & Associates and Shepstone and Wylie attorneys.

Justice has managed and led companies in a number of high profile labour unrests, exercising his expertise in industrial relations.

Musa Nombaca

sENIOR Associate Attorney

LLB University of Witwatersrand

Musa initially joined Ndzabandzaba Attorneys Inc as an Associate Attorney in 2016 and was appointed as a Senior Associate Attorney in 2017. She holds an LLB Degree from the University of the Witwatersrand and is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa. Her articles of clerkship were completed with N.T. Mdlalose Incorporated, a firm which assisted a large number of persons from previously disadvantaged backgrounds with third party claims against the Road Accident Fund and the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa. She has broad experience in High Court civil litigation and procedure, specifically in matters pertaining to contractual and personal injury claims. She has appeared in civil, criminal, and in-camera family law matters in magistrates’ courts across Gauteng. She has represented clients in labour law matters at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) and the National Bargaining Council for the Road Freight and Logistics Industry (NBCRFLI). She is currently responsible for assisting the Competition Commission of South Africa in an advisory capacity including the preparation of legal documents, litigation and the finalization of Competition Law cases with a particular focus on Prohibited Practices in various forums which include the High Court of South Africa, the Competition Tribunal, the Competition Appeal Court and the Constitutional Court. She oversees the litigation department of the firm.

Boitumelo Clementine Shongwe

Associate Attorney

LLB University of the Witwatersrand

Boitumelo obtained her LLB from the University of the Witwatersrand in 2014 and joined Compass Group Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd. where she practiced as a legal administrator and dealt mostly with third party claims and contract management. Boitumelo commenced her articles with Dyason Inc. in 2016 where she was exposed to insurance law, there-after was appointed within the same department to attend to recoveries and liabilities for one of the big insurance companies and its subsidiaries. In 2020, Boitumelo was appointed Head of the insurance litigation department and oversaw the function and running of the of the department. Boitumelo is currently employed by the Firm, assisting the competition commission of South Africa in an advisory capacity where she is responsible for competition litigation in the Competition Tribunal, Competition Appeal Court and the Constitutional Court.

Karabo Mokou

Associate Attorney

LLB Nelson Mandela University

Karabo is an admitted attorney and notary of the High Court of South Africa. She obtained her LLB degree from Nelson Mandela University in 2018 whereafter she joined the Faculty of Law as a junior lecturer in the Mercantile Law department. Karabo completed her articles of clerkship at De Jager & Lordan Inc. a firm which served private individuals and corporations, including many agricultural service providers across various industry sectors. At De Jager and Lordan, her focus was on debt recovery and civil litigation, but she garnered a well-rounded experience in many other fields of law. Karabo joined Ndzabandzaba Attorneys Inc as an Associate Attorney and has since been involved in several high-profile competition matters including complaints regarding alleged collusive practices, abuses of dominance and cartel investigations

Keneilwe Makwela

Associate Attorney

LLB University of Pretoria

Keneilwe completed her LLB at the University of Pretoria in 2011, she then completed her articles at Dyason Attorneys and was admitted as an attorney in March 2014. Keneilwe specializes in third party litigation, competition law and recently passed her conveyancing board exams. Keneilwe has vast experience in Magistrates and High Court civil litigation, and has appeared in third party and divorce matters. Keneilwe is currently responsible for assisting the competition commission of South Africa in an advisory capacity including the preparation of legal documents, litigation, and finalization of competition law, she also assists the SACAP in an advisory capacity.

Jacqualine Kereng Mhlanga

Associate Attorney

LLB University of Fort Hare
LLM University of KwaZulu-Natal

Jacqualine Mhlanga, well known as Jackie, obtained her LLB at the University of Fort Hare, further she obtained her LLM at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Jackie completed her Articles at Sekati Monyane Attorneys and was admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 2018. Jackie is a highly motivated attorney who seeks to protect the rights and interests of her clients at all times. she has excellent experience in third party claims against the Road Accident Fund. Jackie is currently employed as an associate attorney by the Firm, where she focuses on all aspects of the competition law, especially investigations and litigation of contraventions of section 4(1)(b) of the competition Act, 89 of 1998.

Jose Cumbana

Lwazi Mtshilibe

Associate Attorney

LLB University of KwaZulu Natal

Lwazi holds an LLB degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg. He completed his articles with Stowell & CO where he gained valuable experience in Agency and Local Conveyancing practice and was admitted as an Attorney of the High Court in March 2022. His responsibilities included drafting conveyancing documents and attendance at the Deeds office to assist conveyancers in the preparation and execution of Deeds. Lwazi also attended at the Master of the High Court to assist correspondent Attorneys with the registration/amendments of Trust as well as the administration of Deceased Estates. With his vast background in Civil Litigation, Lwazi holds relevant experience in the High Court and the Magistrates Court, where he appeared At the Magistrates Court on Various debt collection matters. Having shown major interest and willingness to grow within Competition Law, he joined Ndzabandzaba attorneys Inc. in 2022. 

Jose Cumbana

Masego Kgasi

Candidate Attorney

LLB University of South Africa

Masego Kgasi is a recent LLB graduate (2021) from the University of South Africa. She is passionate about the practice of Law, particularly competition Law, which forms part of the reasons she has joined Ndzabandzaba Attorneys Inc. as a Candidate Attorney to expose her to the field of competition Law. She seeks to grow both personally and professionally through the Candidate Attorney position by applying her knowledge of legal rules  and laws, and ultimately get admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of South  Africa.

Fundile Ndzimandze

OFFICE MANAGER

BCom Honours (UNISA)

The firm’s Office Manager is Fundile Ndzimandze and she holds a BCom Honours degree from the University of South Africa. With her outstanding management and organizational skills, she oversees the firm’s operations and makes sure the firm runs smoothly.

Harris Akuffo-Newman

FINANCE MANAGER

University of Johannesburg

Harris carries over 9 years of extensive experience in the financial sector with specialisation in Auditing, Accounting, Tax and Financial Consulting. He graduated from University of Johannesburg, with membership in the Golden Key Society. Harris went on to successfully complete his SAICA articles. He later completed post graduates in both Accounting and Taxation at University of South Africa. Harris is also a Registered Tax Practitioner and is using his combined expertise to serve in the capacity of firm accountant.

Jose Cumbana

Siphesihle Ngqotheni

Financial Accountant

UNISA

Siphesihle Ngqotheni completed her Advanced Diploma in Accounting Science from the University of South Africa. She assist the Financial Manager in archieving monthly objectives. She strives to implement the values of honesty and integrity in all her work.

Jose Cumbana

Jose Cumbana

Bookkeeper

Independent Institute of Education (IIE)

Jose Cumbana is the firms bookkeeper. He holds a Diploma in Accounting and  Financial Computing from the IIE, with more that three years experience in Bookkeeping, Office management, Finance and Accounts handling. Jose is currently using his skills and expert knowledge in handling the firms Finance Department.

Jose Cumbana

Sphesihle Given Mahlangu

IT systems administrator

Graduate Institute Of South Africa
T-Systems ICT Academy

Sphesihle Mahlangu completed his introduction to IT with The Graduate Institute of South Africa, he then went on to complete his Senior Certificate in Microsoft Systems Administration endorsed by MICT SETA in 2018. Sphesihle also completed a Senior Certificate in Systems Development, endorsed by MICT SETA with T-Systems ICT Academy in 2020. Sphesihle showed understanding and interest in It algorithms which granted him an opportunity to become an assistance tutor with The Graduate institute of South Africa. Further, Sphesihle underwent a graduate program with a reputable digital forensics company as a junior IT Forensic Investigator where he assisted Senior Forensic investigators in acquiring and analyzing digital information to produce digitally sound evidence that can be used in the court of law. Currently Sphesihle is utilizing his skills and Knowledge in handling the Firms IT department, ensuring that systems and resources are always available for Attorneys and management to perform at the best of their abilities.

GET IN TOUCH

Ndzabandzaba Attorneys
011 463 8448
32A St. Audley Road
Bryanston
Sandton
2191
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Email: admin@nalegal.co.za

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Principal Partner
Anthony C. Ndzabandzaba