Kitso  Tlhabanelo

Kitso Tlhabanelo

Senior Associate

Kitso Tlhabanelo is a Senior Associate in our Competition practice. Her experience includes merger control (in South Africa and other African countries such as Namibia, Botswana and Zambia) as well as general regulatory advice pertaining to consumer law.

Her competition work spans a vast variety of industries, including property, travel and tourism, broadcasting, advanced OEM solutions, energy, education, grocery wholesale and retail, fast moving consumer goods, banking and financial services.

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Kitso joined Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr as a Candidate Attorney in 2013. She was promoted to Associate in 2015 and was promoted to Senoir Associate in 2018.



  • B.Com Law, LLB, University of Johannesburg (UJ)
  • Competition Law Certificate, University of the Witwatersrand (WITS)
  • Year of admission as an attorney and notary public: 2015
  • Enrolled with the Legal Practice Council