Thato was called to the Bar in 2017. He holds B Proc (cum laude) and LLB degrees from the University of the Free State; a Postgraduate Diploma in Tax Law (UCT); and a Master of Law degree (International Business Transactions and Trade Law) from the Washington College of Law, American University (USA). He also completed the Advanced Company Law I and II programmes offered by the Mandela Institute, University of the Witwatersrand.
Before joining the Bar, he practised as a commercial transactional lawyer advising on, amongst others, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, private equity and banking and finance transactions for over a decade. He was a partner at Bowmans (previously Bowman Gilfillan Inc) and Norton Rose Fulbright (previously Deneys Reitz Inc) respectively.
He is developing a versatile and varied general litigation and dispute resolution practice. He’s especially interested in the following areas: commercial crime/investigations; commercial disputes; company law; BEE; competition law; administrative and public law; restructuring and insolvency (including business rescue); banking and financial services (including consumer protection); construction; insurance; healthcare and medical schemes; mining and telecommunications.
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