Phillip was admitted as an attorney in 1996 after graduating from the University of the North (1990) with
a B.Iuris degree and obtaining an LLB degree at the University of the Witwatersrand (1992) and served
his articles with Hertzberg Margolis Attorneys. After doing a post graduate diploma in Management at
Wits Business School, he went on to obtain his LLM degree specializing in Constitutional and
Administrative law at the University of Pretoria (2003).
Phillip has gained vast experience in the field of litigation after practicing for his own account under the
name and style of PHILLIP SEBOLA ATTORNEYS for 15 years, lectured law at the University of Venda
for 15 years, was Acting Head of the Legal Aid Clinic at the University Venda and lectured law at the
Justice College at the Department of Justice in Pretoria.
Phillip has power of appearance in both the Magistrates and High Court and can speak the following 7
languages English, Afrikaans, Tsonga, Tswana, South Sotho, Venda and Zulu.