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Candidate Attorney

Thabiso Mthembu



Thabiso is a Candidate Attorney at Tiefenthaler Attorneys Inc. under the guidance and leadership of Paul Woodward. He is a solution-driven double graduate in Law from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. Thabiso obtained his BA Majoring in Law, Politics, and International Relations in 2019. He followed suit by obtaining his LLB in 2021 with his majors being Information Technology Law, Intellectual Property Law, Tax Law, and Environmental Law. 

At the University of the Witwatersrand, he was a Tutor for the Academic Development Unit and in 2021 he was selected to serve as a Senior Tutor on a similar course for Architecture students. The Senior Lecturer of the course made the following remarks about his appointment, “it is remarkable as typically only MA or PhD candidates are offered this role”. Prior to his appointment at Tiefenthaler Africa, he also worked for a company that sought to digitalise the public transportation system in South Africa. His interests include the UFC, both domestic & international soccer, and the NBA. 

Since starting his articles at Tiefenthaler, Thabiso has aspired to become a Legal Specialist in Construction, Mining, and Engineering law and has made positive strides toward his future career. He has gained experience and working knowledge of different construction and engineering contracts such as FIDIC Red, JBCC, and NEC3 during the course of his articles. Thabiso has further been a part of several adjudication and arbitration proceedings, which have enabled him to grow and develop at a well-planned level.