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Mxolisi Zwane

Areas Of Practice:
Administrative Law, Arbitration, Business Rescue, Commercial, Commercial Drafting, Constitutional, Corporate, Gaming Law, Insolvency, Liquidation, Litigation (Civil), Litigation (Commercial), Litigation (Constitutional), Litigation (Criminal), Mediation, Sports
086 677 1813
Years of Practice:
1 Parkin Street 603 Pinnacle Building Nelspruit 1201
Mbombela /Nelspruit
Postal Address:
P.O. Box 4458, Nelspruit , 1200, , P.O. Box 2345, Pretoria, 0001, 1200

Mxolisi Zwane is a Senior Legal Practitioner and innovative business leader who specialises in corporate governance, business restructuring and project management. Mxolisi Zwane was admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 1997.

His experience as an astute litigator representing many high profile companies and individuals in criminal, commercial and civil and constitutional matters spans more than 20 years.

Aside from appearing as an attorney in the Magistrates Court, Labour and High Courts, Zwane was granted the right of appearance in 2007 for the High Court, Supreme Court of Appeals as well as for the Constitutional Court.

Prosecutor of the Premier Soccer League’s Disciplinary Committee, acting as chairperson of the Gauteng Gambling Board and serving on the National Lotteries Commission Distribution Agency.

Mr Zwane is a member of the International Masters of Gaming Lawyers. He has completed a number of short courses with the International Centre for Gaming Regulators at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas on Gaming Law, Sports Betting and Online Gaming.

His academic qualifications include:

  • B Proc – Wits University (1993)
  • Higher Diploma in Company Law – Wits University (2000)
  • Master of Laws (LLM) in Fundamental Rights and Constitutional Law and Practice – University of Pretoria (2006)
  • Advanced Diploma in Labour Law – University of Pretoria.

In addition, Mxolisi Zwane has received the following certificates:

  • Certificate in Arbitration – Arbitration Association of Southern Africa
  • Advanced Certificate in Insolvency and Business Rescue – University of Pretoria
  • Certificate in Pension Law and Administration – UNISA
  • Gaming Certificate – University of Nevada (Las Vegas).

Business and leadership insight

With his no-nonsense analytical approach, Mxolisi Zwane has consistently excelled at achieving successful organisational turn-around initiatives in both public and private sectors.

Having served in the private sector, Zwane’s ability to combine commercial insight with a focused management style enhances his understanding of how to help organisations progress and achieve tangible business results. Zwane has managed, chaired and turned around a number of organisations including the following:

  • Current Chairperson – Gauteng Gambling Board (GGB)
  • Chief Operations Officer and Director – Maluleke Seriti Makume Matlala Inc (MSMM) (2012 – 2018)
  • Chairperson – National Heritage Council (NHC) (2011 – 2016)
  • Member – National Lotteries Commission’s Distribution Agency (2012 – 2016)
  • Administrator – Pan South African Languages Board (PANSALB) (2012 – 2014)
  • Executive Chairperson – Premier Foods (2003 – 2008)
  • Chairperson (Finance Committee) Gauteng Enterprise Propeller (2006 – 2010)
  • Chairperson (Advisory Committee) G Fleet (2006 – 2009)
  • Head of Policy and Member of Executive – Black Business Council (BBC) (2012 – 2014)
  • President – Foundation for African Business and Consumer Services (FABCOS) (2007 – 2016).
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