Mukelwe Mthembu is an Associate in our Dispute Resolution practice. She has experience in commercial litigation, arbitration proceedings and procurement law. Mukelwe provides regulatory, risk advisory and dispute resolution services in both the public and private sector.
Mukelwe joined Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr as a Candidate Attorney in 2018. She served her articles of clerkship whilst serving in CDH's Dispute Resolution Practice, Employment Law Practice and Competition Law Practice.
In September 2021 she was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa and has been practicing in Dispute Resolution and Litigation since, wherein she has been appointed as an Associate.
Advised major banking institutions on the enforceability of various government agreements and/or legality of such underlying public law requirements for the government (i.e. governments/state-owned) action/conduct for purposes of considering whether to fund particular transactions/projects.
Representing multi-national oil companies in arbitration and litigation in various matters that affect the sale and distribution of petroleum products in South Africa.