Nseula  Chilikhuma

Nseula Chilikhuma


Nseula Chilikhuma (Chili) is an Associate in our Dispute Resolution practice and Business Rescue, Restructuring & Insolvency sector, practicing with a focus on business rescue, restructuring, insolvency and general commercial litigation. 

Chili assists in advising corporate clients, creditors, liquidators and business rescue practitioners, in both the public and private sector.

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Chili was admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 2021 and subsequently joined Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr as an Associate in 2022. 

  • Assisting in advising clients on business rescue and insolvency proceedings and disputes emanating therefrom
  • Advising on, and considering, contractual disputes
  • Attending to litigation arising from liquidation and business rescue proceedings, as well as general commercial litigation
  • Assisting with advising clients on complex commercial matters and insight on litigious strategy and options
  • Assisting with corporate recoveries


  • BA, University of the Witwatersrand
  • LLB, University of the Witwatersrand
  • Year of Admission as an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa – July 2021


  • Member of the Legal Practice Council
  • SARIPA (South African Restructuring and Insolvency Practitioners Association)
  • Member of INSOL International.
Turnaround Talks | Unpacking the Comair saga
4 July 2022 Dispute Resolution

Turnaround Talks | Unpacking the Comair saga

Director and Head of our Business Rescue, Restructuring & Insolvency sector Tobie Jordaan, with Directors, Lucinde Rhoodie, Belinda Scriba, Roxanne Webster, and Associate Nseula Chilikhuma were panellists at a virtual round table discussion in collaboration with Turnaround Talks. The discussion unpacked the Comair saga and the lessons that can be learnt after it was placed under provisional liquidation by the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg.