Thembelihle Shabalala

Thembelihle (Lihle) Shabalala is a Senior Associate at the firm who started her legal career in 2017 and was admitted as an attorney in 2019. Lihle also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning which she aims to use to compliment her legal background.

During her employ and working closely with Nicqui, she has gained invaluable experience and exposure having represented clients both nationally and internationally. These range from public and private companies, politicians, political parties and high-profile entrepreneurs. Her experience ranges between motions, trials and arbitrations. Notably, she has extensive knowledge and experience in public law (mostly in the ICT and Telecommunications sector) having been involved in various complex procurement disputes and litigation. Lihle’s experience involves legal services which include:

  • Commercial Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Property Law
  • Media Law and Telecoms
  • Bankruptcy Law and Insolvency Law
  • Defamation and Damages Actions
  • Commercial Crimes and Fraud related matters


  • LLB Hons Degree (University of KwaZulu-Natal)

Start typing and press Enter to search