Vusiwe joined Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr as a Candidate Attorney in 2013 and was appointed as an Associate in 2015. Vusiwe was promoted to Senior Associate in 2019.

  • Actively involved in the insolvency and business rescue industry, acting for creditors, lenders, liquidators and business rescue practitioners.
  • Institution of liquidation and sequestration proceedings and ancillary litigation thereto, such as setting aside of dispositions and the holding of enquiries into the affairs of the company.
  • Assisting Banks and other creditors in insolvency related matters.
  • Drafting of applications for the extension of liquidators' powers.
  • Litigation arising as a result of the liquidation of companies or sequestration of individuals and trusts.
  • Perfecting notarial bonds
  • Assisting business rescue practitioners in business rescue proceedings.
  • Advising creditors on opposing business rescue proceedings.
  • Drafting notices, pleadings, affidavits and settlement agreements including applications for High Court actions and motions.
  • Attending opposed and unopposed motions in the High Court.
  • Assisting with preparations for trials and applications.
  • Liaising with advocates.
  • Preparing witnesses for trial.
  • Consulting with and advising clients.
  • Analysis of recent legislation and case law updates.
  • Advising clients on contractual disputes.
  • Compiling and preparing briefs for counsel and assisting counsel generally with action and application proceedings.
  • Reviewing of agreements and ancillary documents.
  • Member of team which acts regularly on behalf of one of South Africa's largest retailers in obtaining orders for perfection of notarial bonds.

Education

  • LLB, University of Pretoria (UJ)