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Archibald Ngoako Mafa

Mr. Archibald Ngoako Mafa completed his B.Proc degree with the University of Fort Hare, Alice in 1998 and currently enrolled for LLM in Labour Law degree.

He attended a Practical Legal Studies at the Practical Legal School, Pretoria, in the year 2000. Mr. Mafa completed his Article with the law firm, Lamola, Mokhuse & Mahlangu Attorneys in 2002 and was admitted as an Attorney in the same year.

During the same year Mr. Mafa obtained Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Corporate and Securities Law at the University of South Africa. He furthermore, obtained his Certificate in Advanced Labour Law with the University of Pretoria and Accreditation Training with CCMA in 2004.Mr Mafa is a part-time Commissioner with the CCMA, South Africa Local Government Bargaining Council – Mpumalanga and Public Health and Social Development Sectoral Bargaining Council. Mr. Mafa is the Managing Director of the firm and head of Labour Law, Corporate and General Litigation and Training.

Francis Tjale

Francis Tjale obtained his B. Proc. Degree in 1993 with University of the North in Polokwane. He further acquired his LLB Degree from Vista University in 2001. Because of his interest in Labour Law, he went further to pursue his studies with the Randse Afrikaanse Universiteit in 2003 where he obtained Advanced Diploma in Labour Law. Afterwards he obtained his Practical Legal Training in the same year (2003). He started working for Department of Correctional Services from 1994 as a Personnel Officer and Investigator, Legal Admin Officer and Labour Relations Officer until 31st March 2006 were he acquired vast experience in chairing of disciplinary inquiries, prosecution and training.

In the same year he was appointed as a Lecturer (Labour Law, Industrial Relations and Labour Relations for B Tech Business Management, Human Resource Management and National Diploma Human Resource Management and Labour Relations student) with Tshwane University of Technology until 31st December 2008 wherein he extended his research skills. He then joined Uys Matyeke Schwartz Attorneys as a Candidate Attorney in January 2008 until he completed his articles. He is employed by our firm as a Professional Assistant and his duties include Labour Law Litigation and Training, General Litigation and Research. He is also an Accredited CCMA Commisisoner.

Constance Mankone Madimola

Constance Mankone Madimola obtained her LLB degree with University of North West in 2000. She completed her Practical Legal Training in 2001 in Pretoria. She continued to serve her articles of clerkship with the firm MB Mokoena Attorneys in 2002 and completed her period of articles with DOE Tsatsi in 2004. After her admission as n Attorney in 2005, she was employed as a Professional Assistant with the firm SJ Coetzee Inc until mid 2009.

During the same year, she was recruited by Helandie Coetzee Attorneys as a Professional Assistant until May 2010. She joined Makhafola & Verster Inc in June 2010 as Professional Assistant. Currently she is employed by our firm as a Professional Assistant firm and she heads the Civil Litigation and Debt Collection Business Unit.