Kase Mahlaku

LLB (University of Witwatersrand); SARIPA Programme in Insolvency Law and Practice – (University of Pretoria); Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) Accredited Mediator ; Certificate in Commercial Mediation Accreditation Programme (Africa Centre for Dispute Settlement – Stellenbosch University (2012); Certificate in Commercial Law (Black Lawyers’ Association)

Kase is a dispute resolution and litigation attorney focusing on commercial litigation, liquidations, sequestrations, business rescue, restructurings and turnaround. His dispute resolution experience include contractual disputes, shareholders’ disputes, delictual disputes, property disputes, and also assists clients with settlement negotiations, and collections. He has worked in various industries including, banking, insurance, agriculture, ICT, industrial infrastructure, tourism, healthcare, mining and construction.

He started his career as a Candidate Attorney at Deneys Reitz (now Norton Rose Fullbright). He was admitted as an attorney in 2009. In 2011 he joined Bowman Gilfillian Attorneys as a senior associate. At the end of 2013, Kase was appointed as the in-house counsel at Standard bank of South Africa. In 2014, he moved to the IDC (The Industrial Development Corporation) as a Senior Legal Advisor. In 2019 he joined TGR as a Director of Litigation.

He is now Director in the Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department at Gwina Attorneys.

Kase believes in the power of mentorship. He is a former mentor at the Wits School of Law Student Mentorship Programme and the IDC’s Boy Child Mentorship Programme.

Kase is a member of:

  • The South African Restructuring and Insolvency Practitioners Association (SARIPA)
  • The Institute of Directors of Southern Africa (IoDSA)

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