Gcwali holds a B.Proc degree which she obtained from the University of Witwatersrand in 1990, and a Public Graduate Diploma in Company Directorship from The Graduate Institute of Management & Technology (GIMT). She was admitted as an attorney in 1993.
She specializes in Corporate Governance, drafting of legislation and pension law. Her expertise also include commercial litigation, conducting due diligence investigations and advising clients on sale and restructuring transactions.
With her strong corporate governance background, Gcwali also renders company secretariat services to various institutions and also assists them with drafting internal policies.
She currently serves as a council member on the Durban University of Technology (DUT) Council and as a committee member on the Law Society of the Northern Provinces Disciplinary Committee.
Gcwali has handled a number of transport law-related transactions and conducted training for a number of provincial governments as well as municipalities on transport-related legislation. For a number of years, she served as a member of the Transport Appeal Tribunal, at the behest of the Minister of Transport.
It was during her tenure as a legal advisor at the National Gambling Board that she developed a keen interest in the drafting of legislation and regulatory compliance. As a national regulator within the gambling industry, she was responsible for advising the Minister of Trade and Industry on the amendment of the National Gambling Legislation.
Gcwali provides legal advisory services to various financial institution, including two of the “big four” banks in SA and development finance institutions.
Melatong holds a B Proc degree which he obtained from the University of South Africa and a Certificate in Corporate Governance obtained from RAU (now University of Johannesburg). He also holds a Certificate in Pension Fund Law obtained from the University of South Africa.
He was admitted as an attorney on the 16th October 1990 and he acquired his right of appearance in the High Court on the 28 February 1996.
Melatong is a business and commercial attorney focusing primarily on complex commercial projects, specializing in major commercial litigation. He works across many areas of the law, advising and representing corporate clients in matters including labour and employment disputes, mining projects, pension fund disputes, insurance disputes, financial services actions, business rescue disputes, corporate governance disputes and competition law disputes. Melatong has considerable experience and expertise in drafting commercial contracts.
Melatong has chaired several disciplinary enquiries into misconducts committed by the senior officials working for municipalities in the Mpumalanga Province. Melatong has represented State owned corporations in complex commercial disputes in the High Court and in the Labour Court.
He served as a member of the Mpumalanga Valuation Appeal Board and as chairperson of the Metsweding Valuation Appeal Board. He is a former Deputy Chairperson of the Interim Council of Tshwane North College for Further Education and Training.
Melatong is an independent trustee of the Family Funeral Friend Society and a member of the Municipal Rates Appeal Board of the North West Province. He also chairs the Board of Score Supermarkets’ Pension Fund.
He serves on the boards of the Imbokodo Lamabalabala Holdings and Royal Montsho Mineral Exploration Holdings Limited.
Lisha holds an LLB degree obtained from the University of North West and an LLM from the University of Cape Town.
She was admitted as an attorney in February 2010 and as a Conveyancer in December 2010.
She specializes in commercial property law and has vast experience in various property-related transactions (development finance agreements; equity finance together with corresponding security agreements).
Her experience outside property extends to the drafting of licensing, distribution and agency agreements, partnerships and joint venture agreements, service level agreements, independent contractor and consultancy agreements as well as giving advice relating to compliance with the National Credit Act, Companies Act, Insolvency Act, Protection of Personal Information Act, Consumer Protection Act, Black Economic Empowerment compliance and the structuring of BEE transactions.
Nomasu holds an LLB degree from the University of the Witwatersrand. Upon completion of her degree, she joined Standard Bank of South Africa’s PBB CRR Department, where she worked as a Legal Consultant and a Specialist until her departure in 2013. It was at Standard Bank where she gained experience in general litigation and legal recoveries with a particular focus on the banking sector.
She was admitted as an attorney in April 2015.
She has experience in commercial litigation, Company Law, Insolvency Law, legal recoveries, legal drafting, High Court and Magistrate's Court civil litigation, due diligence, service level agreements, legal opinion and debt collection. She has done civil litigation work for most major banks in South Africa.
Kwando holds an LLB degree and a Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Law obtained from the University of Witwatersrand. She has experience in commercial litigation as well as liquidations and debt collection in both the High Court and Magistrates Court.
Zintle holds a BSc and LLB degree from Rhodes University. She has experience in commercial litigation as well as liquidations and debt collection in both the High Court and Magistrates Court.