Akhona  Mgwaba

Akhona Mgwaba

Associate Designate

Akhona Mgwaba is an Associate Designate in our Corporate & Commercial practice. Akhona's fields of practice include mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, company secretarial work and drafting and reviewing commercial agreements.

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Akhona joined Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr as a Candidate Attorney in 2020. She was appointed as an Associate Designate in 2022 in the Corporate and Commercial practice. During her period of practical vocational training she also worked in the Pro Bono and Human Rights practice.

  • Drafting and reviewing commercial agreements such as sale of shares agreements, sale of business agreements, subscription agreements, shareholders' agreements and security agreements.
  • Assist in advising on corporate and commercial related matters such as mergers and acquisitions of listed and unlisted companies, corporate restructures, formation and administration of companies, compliance with corporate governance principles and general company secretarial work.
  • Assisting on legal due diligence investigations.


  • LLB, University of Cape Town