Yanela Ntloko



Ms Ntloko holds an LLB from degree from the University of South Africa (“UNISA”)  and an LLM degree from the University of Cambridge, Lucy Cavendish College where her focus areas were, International commercial litigation, competition law, international environmental law and Law, Medicine and Life Science.  While undertaking her LLM, Ms Ntloko was awarded the Lucy Cavendish College Becker Law Studentship.

Ms Ntloko is a trained and accredited mediator with Conflict dynamics and CEDR.


In 2015,  Ms Ntloko was employed as a student assistant researcher in the University of South Africa   College of Law  in the following areas: commercial law (competition law, insolvency law, construction law and insurance law); public law (administrative law, education law, child law, environmental law, international human rights law and constitutional law); Medical ethical law and international law and procedures.

In 2016,  Ms Ntloko was appointed as a researcher for the office of the Chief Justice of South Africa, researching for Chief Justice Mogoeng and later Madlanga J and Musi AJ.  She conducted research in various matters and drafted analytical summaries and set with judges in court in matters that would become ground-breaking matters in both the commercial and public law space.


2017 Ms Ntloko become the first Arthur Chaskalson fellow with the Legal Resources Centre and undertook her pupillage while serving at the LRC.  Ms Ntloko spend a further 2 years practicing at the LRC in the Constitutional Litigation Unit as part-time house counsel.

Main areas of practice

Ms Ntloko  has a general practices with special focus and interest in the following areas of law

  • Public law (Constitutional law, Administrative law, Human Rights law, Education law and medical law)
  • Competition law
  • Environmental law, including soil, air, water, waste, biodiversity, heritage, protected areas, marine law and climate change law
  • Maritime law
  • Mining law
  • Tax law
  • Insurance law
  • General commercial law
  • General property and planning law
  • Construction law
  • Labour law.

Contact Information:

Telephone: 011-290-4000
Mobile: 082 044-8108
Email: yntloko@counsel.co.za I ntlokoys@gmail.com