Meet Our Legal Team
LLB (University of KwaZulu-Natal),
Certificates in Advanced Corporate Law (University of KwaZulu-Natal), Advanced Contract Law (University of KwaZulu-Natal), Advanced Tax Law (University of KwaZulu-Natal) and Advanced Consumer Law (University of KwaZulu-Natal)
Tel: +27(10) 110 8725
Themba Zikhali is a Managing Partner in the Corporate Department in our Johannesburg office with over 13 years of experience. Prior to joining the practice, Themba was a partner at Cox Yeats attorneys in Durban office, thereafter, joined the mergers & acquisitions department at Norton Rose Fulbright, Sandton office and thereafter joined the mergers & acquisitions department at Bowman Gilfillan, Sandton office.
Themba specialises in mergers and acquisitions, general corporate, regulatory and public law. Themba’s practical experience includes:
Mkhululi is a Senior Practice Group member in our Johannesburg office. He qualified as an Attorney of
the High Court at Cox Yeats Attorneys and prior to joining Zikhali Inc he headed the legal department at
a leading construction and developmental entity. His background is primarily in non-contentious / front-
end negotiation and procurement in construction and infrastructure projects with clients in the private
and public sector. His experience includes general civil and commercial litigation (action and
application), arbitration and alternative dispute resolution under the General Conditions of Contract
(GCC), Joint Building Contracts Committee (JBCC), New Engineering Contract (NEC) and Professional
Service Agreements (PROCSA) standard form contracts.
Senior Practice Group Member
LLM (University of Witwatersrand).
LLB (University of Kwa-Zulu Natal)
Advanced Construction Contract Certificate (University of Pretoria)
Advanced Company Law II Certificate (Mandela Institute), (University of Witwatersrand)
Tel: +27(10) 110 8725
Cell: +27 (66) 253 2777
Mpho is a Senior Practice Group Member in the Corporate Department in our Johannesburg office with. Mpho has assisted Mr Zikhali in general corporate matters and commercial litigation matters.
Resego is a Practice Group Member in our Johannesburg office. Resego has assisted Mr Zikhali in general corporate matters and commercial litigation matters.
Igenda is a Practice Group Member in our Johannesburg office. Igenda has assisted Mr Zikhali in general corporate matters and commercial litigation matters.
Mbali is a Junior Practice Group Member in our Johannesburg office. Mbali has assisted Mr Zikhali in general corporate matters and commercial litigation matters.
Siphesihle is our Office Manager responsible for all the Legal Practice group areas within our Johannesburg and Durban offices
Mmatefo is our Marketing and Client Services Personnel for our Johannesburg office. Mmatefo renders Marketing administrative support to the partners of the firm. Mmatefo plays a leading role in the marketing of legal services for the firm and client services.
Thabu is our Senior Consultant in our Corporate Department in our Johannesburg office. He is experienced in the areas of corporate and commercial law, with a specific focus on private equity, general mergers and acquisitions and providing regulatory and corporate law advice. Thabu assists clients with legal due diligence exercises, the structuring of transactions and drafting of commercial agreements.
Bachelor of Commerce in Law degree (B.com Law) from the Midrand Graduate Institute.
Currently studying towards a degree in Bachelor of Laws (LLB) with the University of South Africa (UNISA).
Tel: +27(11) 057 6471
Cell: +27(65) 933 7682
Thato is a is a Consultant in our Johannesburg office. Thato has assisted Mr Mbayi in matters relating to resolving community disputes and land matters through the firm’s participation in the Land Rights Management Facility. Further, Thato has assisted Mr Zikhali in commercial litigation matters.
Lisbert is our Consultant in our Public Law Department in our Johannesburg office. Prior to joining the Public Law Department, Lisbert worked at Mbayi Legal Services as a paralegal since 2012. Lisbert has been involved in communal property institution matters since 2012 and rendered administrative support services to the Land Rights Management Facility (LRMF - a facility established by the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform to provide legal and mediation services to labour tenants, farm dwellers, communal property institutions, restitution claimants and other land reform beneficiaries.). Lisbert has a track record managing projects, reporting, and handling of financial matters.