SENIOR MEMBERS

Morris Basslian SC

Year of admission    : 1978

Conferment of silk : 2010

Area of practice       : Commercial Law, Matrimonial matters, Personal injury                                            claims, Criminal matters. 

Contact details         : 083 267 2772

Email                         : mbasslian@mweb.co.za

 

Profile :  

 

Having matriculated, Morris attended the Natal University (Durban) and by March 1971 graduated with a B.Com LLB.

On 21 February 1971, he commenced articles of clerkship with attorneys Jack Blumenthal and Daniels.

He was admitted as an attorney of the Transvaal Provincial Division in March 1973 and practiced as such until October 1977 when he caused his name to be removed from the roll of attorney with a view of becoming admitted as an Advocates.Morris became a member of the Johannesburg Society of Advocates in February 1978 after serving his pupillage with Advocate M Zar SC.He runs a busy practice involving mainly commercial matters although he also appears in opposed motion matters, matrimonial matters, personal injury claims and occasionally in criminal matters.

He has appeared in 36 reported cases

Aslam Bava SC

Year of admission : 1992

Contact details      : 082 442 4536

Email                      : abava@law.co.za

Roshan Bedhesi SC

Year of admission    : 1987

Contact details.        : (011) 282-3700

Email                         : bedhesi@duma.nokwe.co.za

Nceba Dukada SC

Year of admission    : 1990

Conferment of silk : 2005

Area of practice       : Medical Negligence, Constitutional and Administrative Law, and Civil Litigation 

Contact details.        : 082 416 7453

Email                         : ndukada@duma.nokwe.co.za

Profile :

Adv. Dukada SC commenced his legal career as a clerk of the Magistrates Court, thereafter he became court interpreter, a clerk in the then Attorney-General’s Office, a District Prosecutor, a Magistrate and ultimately became a member of the Mthatha Bar from 1990 until he obtained Silk in 2005.

After a period of eighteen years of practice in Mthatha, Nceba relocated to Johannesburg where he joined the Johannesburg Society of Advocates and began to enjoy practice in the fields of professional medical negligence, constitutional law and administrative law and civil litigation generally.

He has had acting stints in the various divisions of the Eastern Cape since 1994 and the Johannesburg High Court. He is a former member of the Road Accident Fund Board and is responsible for the establishment of a branch office in the impoverished Eastern Cape, an achievement which earned him a Certificate of Excellence for serving the Board during the period from June 2000 to May 2003. He is also a co-founder of the National Lotteries Board which delivered lottery in South Africa.

Adv Dukada SC has served in the executive of the Johannesburg Bar Council and Advocates for Transformation. He is currently serving on a number of Boards and non-governmental organisation.

Hamilton Maentje SC

Year of admission    : 2000

Conferment of silk : 2011

Contact details.        : 083 459 6358

Email                         : maenetje@duma.nokwe.co.za

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Ngwako Hamilton Maenetje SC was admitted as an attorney on 18 February 1998, and as an advocate on 3 November 1999. He became a member of the Johannesburg Bar on 24 July 2000, and took silk on 5 September 2011. Maenetje was previously a high school teacher in Mpumalanga and a lecturer at the Wits School of Law where he lectured amongst others intellectual property law and insurance law. He has served as a vice chairperson of the Johannesburg Bar Council, group leader of the Duma Nokwe Group of Advocates, alternate chairperson of the appeals committee of the Council for Medical Schemes and chairperson of the Advertising Standards Committee of the Advertising Standards Authority. His areas of practice include constitutional and administrative law, competition law, international trade law, labour law, media law and commercial law.  He regularly acts for government departments, regulatory bodies, private and state owned entities, as well as individuals (including pro bono) in these areas of law in the courts and tribunals.  He has acted as an arbitrator in commercial and labour disputes and as chairperson in internal disciplinary proceedings, and has served as an acting judge in the High Court and Labour Court

William Mokhari SC

Year of admission    : 1999

Conferment of silk   : 2010

Contact details.        : 082 440 3944

Email                         : wmokhare@duma.nokwe.co.za

Dali Mpofu SC

Year of admission    : 2009

Conferment of silk   : 2014

Contact details         : 083 260 1433

Email                         : smilton@duma.nokwe.co.za

                                     dali.mpofu@yahoo.com

Patric Mtshaulana SC

Year of admission    : 1996

Conferment of silk : 2005

Contact details.        : 082 468 5346

Email                         : mtshaulana@mtshaulana.co.za

Michael Naidoo SC

Year of admission    : 1988

Conferment of silk   : 2010

Contact details.        : 083 377 5053

Email                         : michaelnaidoo@mweb.co.za

 Magafe J Ramaepadi SC

Year of admission   : 1996

Conferment of silk  : 2020

Contact details        : 083 986 0404

Email                        : ramaepadi@law.co.za

Sias Reyneke SC

Year of admission    : 1973

Conferment of silk : 1997

Area of practice       : Construction Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Aviation                                           Regulation, Administrative Law.

Contact details.        : 083 653 2281

Email                         : reyneke@duma.nokwe.co.za

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Sias has been involved in High Court litigation and arbitrations. Have acted as Judge in the High Court and as an Arbitrator.  He is actively involved in advocacy training.

Pule G Seleka SC

Year of admission    : 2001

Conferment of silk   : 2016

Contact details.        : 083 977 1606

Email                         : selekapg@duma.nokwe.co.za

                                     selekapg@law.co.za

Profile:

Pule is a graduate of the University of Potchefstroom where he obtained his BA Law and LLB cum laude.  He was a research clerk at the Constitutional Court for Chief Justice Chaskalson. He was called to the Bar in December 2001 and began his full-time practice in 2003. Before then, he was a lecturer at the School Law, Wits University, where he taught Unjustified Enrichment, Introduction to Constitutional Law, Introduction to South African Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).

 

He was conferred silk in 2016, and has acted as an arbitrator and a Judge in both the High Court and the Labour Court. 

 

He is currently the Group Leader of the Duma Nokwe Group of Advocates.

 

His areas of practice include commercial and high court litigation, Constitutional & Administrative Law, Competition Law, Labour Law, Mining & Company Law, etc.

 

He enjoys classical music and Neuroscience. 

Mahlape Sello SC

Year of admission   : 2003

Conferment of silk : 2020

Contact details         : 083 414 4428

Email                         : msello@duma.nokwe.co.za

Gift Shakoane SC

Year of admission   : 1996

Conferment of silk : 2014

Contact details         : 083 473 9402

Email                         : thekgo@giftlaw.co.za

Sydwell L Shangisa SC

Year of admission   : 2006

Conferment of silk : 2020

Contact details         : 082 401 8560

Email                         : advsshangisa@gmail.com

Wisani H Sibuyi SC 

 

Year of admission:   1997   

Conferment of Silk: 2018

 

Area of Practice: Commercial Law, Labour Law and Civil Ligation 

Contact details:   082 684 8977

email:                   adv.sibuyi@me.com

Edmund Wessels SC

Year of admission    : 1991

Conferment of silk : 2016

Contact details        : 082 453 0925

Email                         : ewessels@law.co.za

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