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ADV. CHRIS ERASMUS SC

Date of Admission

4 December 1984

Date of commencement of Practice

1 March 1988

Date when silk status was conferred

5 December 2006

Previous Experience

2 Years as prosecutor with Department of Justice, 1 year as Military Law Officer and 1 year as assistant at University of Pretoria.

Field of Practice

Administrative Law, Environmental Law, Procurement Law, Aviation Law, Property Law, Credit and Consumer Law, Company Law, Commercial Law and Water Law.

Other Interest

Flying and cycling.

Contact

Mobile Number: 082 923 0234

Work number: 012 023 0816

Email: mce7@icloud.com

Address: PABASA TSHWANE AT LOFTUS CHAMBERS, Office No: 1, 402 Kirkness Street Loftus Park, Building A, 6th Floor, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0007

ADV. JABU MOTEPE SC

Date of Admission

23 April 1998

Date of commencement of Practice

29 June 1998 at the Pretoria Society of Advocates.

Date on which conferred silk status

3 December 2015

Education

BSocSc, LLB (University of Natal)

Field of Practice

He has extensive experience in Delict, Contract, Administrative (including Tender Law) and Constitutional Law. He has done matters at the Competition Tribunal and then Financial Services Board (FSB). He has also Acted as Judge since October 2015 and still holds Acting positions frequently. He also presides on commercial matters as an Arbitrator under the auspices of the Arbitration Foundation of South Africa (AFSA).

Other Interest

Hiking, mountain biking, soccer, fishing and boating.

Contact

Mobile Number: 082 821 5639

Work number: 012 023 0812

Email: amotepepa@loftusadv.co.za / jmotepe@loftusadv.co.za

Address: PABASA TSHWANE AT LOFTUS CHAMBERS, Office No: 10, 402 Kirkness Street Loftus Park, Building A, 6th Floor, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0007

ADV. OUPA MODISA SC

Date of Admission

27 July 2000

Date of commencement of Practice

1 July 2001 from the Pretoria Society of Advocates

Date on which conferred silk status

30 July 2019

Education

BI IURS(1997) degree; LLB degree(2000) VISTA UNIVERSITY

Field of Practice

Constitutional, Administrative, Medical negligence, the law of delict and Private law.

Contact

Mobile Number: 082 381 6146

Work number: 012 023 0826

Email: advmodisa@law.co.za

Address: PABASA TSHWANE AT LOFTUS CHAMBERS, Office No: , 402 Kirkness Street Loftus Park, Building A, 6th Floor, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0007

ADV. LIZZY BALOYI-MERE

Date of Admission

2009

Date of commencement of Practice

2009

Previous Experience

Lizzy was a teacher for 21 years prior to joining the Bar

Field of Practice

She has a general litigation practice with her preferred areas of practice include constitutional, administrative, public procurement, customary, African and general commercial law. She has appeared in the High Court, the SCA, the Constitutional Court and the Labour Court. She has also acted as a judge in the Pretoria High Court.

Contact

Mobile Number: 082 679 2181

Work number: 012 023 0818

Email: baloyi-mere@loftusadv.co.za

Address: PABASA TSHWANE AT LOFTUS CHAMBERS, Office No: , 402 Kirkness Street Loftus Park, Building A, 6th Floor, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0007

ADV. HAPPY MPSHE

Date of Admission

20 March 2012

Date of commencement of Practice

29 March 2012

Previous Experience

Advocate Happy Mpshe commenced his practice of law as a legal adviser in the Department of Defence for a period of approximately 10 years whereupon he left the Department of Defence to serve articles as a candidate attorney with the office of the State Attorney. Upon being admitted as an Attorney, Advocate Happy Mpshe opened his own law firm and practiced as such for a short while. He thereafter joined the South African Revenue Service as a Tax Specialist. At the beginning of the year 2012 he resigned from South African Revenue Service and joined the Pretoria Society of advocates to serve pupillage and thereafter as a practising advocate. He left the Pretoria Society of Advocate on 01 May 2019 to join the newly established Pan African Bar Association of South Africa. He continues to practice as such to date.

Education

Bproc degree; LLB degree; LLM degree (with Specialisation in Labour Law) and LLM degree (with Specialisation In Tax Law).

Field of Practice

General Civil Litigation; Public Administrative Law, Tax Law; Labour Law; Personal Injury Claims And Constitutional Law.

Contact

Mobile Number: 083 295 1874

Work number: 012 023 0814

Email: mpshe@loftusadv.co.za

Address: PABASA TSHWANE AT LOFTUS CHAMBERS, Office No: , 402 Kirkness Street Loftus Park, Building A, 6th Floor, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0007

ADV. ASAPH MALULEKA

Date of Admission

2013

Date of commencement of Practice

2013

Previous Experience

Prior to becoming an advocate, Asaph completed his article at a law firm where he was later appointed as an associate for 8 years.

Education

LLB degree and LLM specializing in Banking Law

Field of Practice

banking Law, commercial law/litigation, contract, land rights, administrative law, constitutional law, public procurement, delict, medical negligence and personal injury.

Contact

Mobile Number: 073 15 71622

Work number: 012 023 0829

Email: advmaluleka@loftusadv.co.za

Address: PABASA TSHWANE AT LOFTUS CHAMBERS, Office No: 5, 402 Kirkness Street Loftus Park, Building A, 6th Floor, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0007

ADV. STEVEN MBHALATI

Date of Admission

06 October 2014

Date of commencement of Practice

01 December 2015

Previous Experience

He worked as a legal advisor in the South African Police Service for 15 years, of which he was Provincial Head of Legal Services from 2011 to 2014. He was responsible for legal advisory service in policing, civil and labour litigation and procurement. He also chaired disciplinary hearings and appeared before the Safety and Security Sectoral Bargaining Council and the CCMA on behalf of the South African Police Service. He resigned from the South African Police Service in 2014 and commenced my pupillage with the Johannesburg Society of Advocates in 2015 and commenced my practice with the Pretoria Society of Advocates in 2016 till he resigned in April 2019 and Joined PABASA.

Education

LLB and LLM from University of South Africa

Field of Practice

General civil litigation, personal injury claims, contract law, customary law and labour litigation in the Labour Court, bargaining councils and the CCMA and occasionally criminal law.

Other Interest

Farming, sport

Contact

Mobile Number: 082 778 9248

Work number: 012 023 0823

Email: smbhalati@loftusadv.co.za

Address: PABASA TSHWANE AT LOFTUS CHAMBERS, Office No: 7, 402 Kirkness Street Loftus Park, Building A, 6th Floor, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0007

ADV. XOLISWA SIBEKO

Date of commencement of Practice

2016

Previous Experience

Prior to being called to the Bar in 2016, Xoliswa started a researcher at UCT, lecture and Head of Department at University of the Western Cape. Xoliswa had an opportunity to teach at the University of Penn State in Pennsylvania, USA. Was instrumental in developing the first democratic Local Government Voter’s Roll for the Western Cape and also managed as Presiding officer for the first democratic local government elections for the Central Substructure in Cape Town. Appointed as Executive Director for Khululekani Institute for Democracy. She joined the Presidency as Director Public Liaison for President Mandela and Mbeki. Became Chief Director: Public Participation for National Department of Provincial and Local Government neè COGTA. Promoted to Director General for Sport and Recreation, preparing for FIFA 2010 football games. Deployed to position of National Commissioner Department of Correctional Services.

Joined the National Democratic Institute and has trained and supported members of Parliament in different countries in SADC and in Indonesia. Worked with the Commission for Gender Equality on training and developing the first report on gender in South Africa. She has worked with the National Democratic Institute on a number of projects including, pre-assessment of elections, training of members of parliament, councilors, provincial and other aspirant political party leaders on policy, gender mainstreaming and constituency outreach strategies and polling.

Education

B. Social Science (UCT); B A Honours (UCT); Master in Politics & Political Economy (UPE neè Nelson Mandela Bay University) and LLB (UNISA). Senior Management Course - Wits and Harvard University. Arbitration and Mediation: AFSA and University of Pretoria.

Field of interest

Labour law (Includes Mediation and Arbitration), Commercial law, Public & Administrative Law, Intellectual Property Law, Media Law, Medical Law, Immigration, Family Law and Customary Law.

Contact

Mobile: 082 826 9933

Work Line: +27 12 023 0827 & +27 10 900 2170

Email: xsibeko@pabasa.co.za

Address: PABASA Tshwane Chambers at Loftus Park, Arcadia and PABASA Sandton Chambers, 82 Maude Street, SANDTON

ADV. BONGI LUKHELE

Date of Admission

16 March 2018

Date of commencement of Practice

19 March 2018

Previous Experience

Prior to joining the Bar he was an admitted attorney and a legal advisor for various private companies amongst others include SEESA (PTY) LTD and FirstRand Bank Limited where his responsibilities include providing legal advise on implementation of the Protection of Personal Information Act, Consumer Protection Act, National Credit Act, Electronic Communications Act. He also worked as a Judge Associate at the Labour Appeal Court. He served his articles at the Legal Aid South Africa where he was exposed to the Criminal Procedure Act, Maintenance Act and Divorce matters of the indigents.

Education

LLB from Wits University and currently pursuing LLM at the University of Pretoria.

Field of Practice

Credit and Consumer Law, Contracts, Banking Law, Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Personal Injury, Delict and general litigation.

Other Interest

Playing golf, soccer and swimming.

Contact

Mobile Number: 079 078 7898

Work number: 012 023 0821

Email: lukhele@loftusadv.co.za

Address: PABASA TSHWANE AT LOFTUS CHAMBERS, Office No: 6 , 402 Kirkness Street Loftus Park, Building A, 6th Floor, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0007

ADV. PUSELETSO LOSELO

Date of Admission

30 March 2018

Date of commencement of Practice

15 October 2018

Previous Experience

Prior to being admitted as an advocate he served in the Legal Services of a number of Government Departments for a period of over 22 years. He served as a Military Law Officer from 20 April 1996 to 14 June 2006. He then served as the Director: Legal Services in the Department of Science and Technology from 15 June 2006 until 13 December 2007. From 14 December 2007 to 30 November 2013 he served as Chief Director: Legal Services in the National Department of Social Development; and then serves Chief Director: Legal Services in the Department of Water and Sanitation from 1 December 2013 to 31 January 2018.

Education

B Iuris, LLB and LLM (International Law)

Field of Practice

Administrative Law, Environmental Law, Procurement Law, Military law, Construction law and Water Law.

Other Interest

Farming

Contact

Mobile Number: 060 537 0500

Work number: 012 023 0819

Email: loselop@loftusadv.co.za

Address: PABASA TSHWANE AT LOFTUS CHAMBERS, Office No: , 402 Kirkness Street Loftus Park, Building A, 6th Floor, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0007