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Zwane Sambo Inc (Nelspruit & Pretoria)

Areas Of Practice:
Administrative Law, Antenuptial Contracts, Arbitration, Association Agreements, Aviation, Bills of Legal Costs, Business Rescue, Civil, Commercial, Commercial Drafting, Constitutional, Contracts, Conveyancing, Corporate, Criminal, Deceased Estates, Divorce, Due Diligence Audits, Emotional Will, Employee Benefits, Employment Equity, Employment Law, Estates, Finance (Corporate), Forensic Investigations, Gaming Law, Immigration / Emigration, Insolvency, Labour Law, Land Claims, Land Rights, Liquidation, Liquor Law, Litigation (Civil), Litigation (Commercial), Litigation (Constitutional), Litigation (Corporate), Litigation (Criminal), Litigation (General), Litigation (High Court), Litigation (Insurance), Litigation (Land Claims Court), Litigation (Magistrates Court), Litigation (Tax), Local Government Law, Medical Negligence, MVA / Motor Vehicle Accident Claims, Notary / Notaries Public, Pensions and Retirement Funds, Permanent and Temporary Residence Permits, Personal Injury, Procurement Law, Road Accident Fund claim / 3rd Party claim, Sectional Title, Servitudes, Sports, Township Establishment, Wills
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
Associated Offices:
Gerhard Botha & Partners 358 Buffelsdrift Street Waterkloofrand Corporate Park Building C3 Erasmusrand Pretoria
Other Offices:
358 Buffelsdrift Street
Waterkloofrand Corporate Park
Building C3

Zwane Sambo Inc comprises a practice of principled legal practitioners that hold Masters Degrees. Our experienced business professionals have expertise in several diverse specialities.

We specialise in sport and gaming law, employment law as well as corporate and commercial law.

In addition, Zwane Sambo Inc has expertise in financial management and internal auditing.

With our head office in Pretoria and a branch office in Mpumalanga, we operate in association with prominent Pretoria law firm Gerhard Botha and Associates.

Our clients include government departments, state-owned institutions, individuals as well as organisations and associations.

REG NO.: 2018/341401/21

BEE Rating: Level 1

Areas of specialisation

We at Zwane Sambo Incorporated use our legal knowledge and experience to meet or exceed the expectations of our diverse client base.

Working in the corporate, public and government sectors, we pride ourselves on our integrity, attention to detail and client-focused mindset.

We focus primarily on the following:


1.1 Sports Law

The practice has solid experience and knowledge on all aspects relating to Sports Law, as its directors have been involved in this area since 2001.

We provide legal advice and support on the following:

  • Managing negotiations and providing legal support during registration and transfer of players;
  • Providing legal support for clubs, players and agents;
  • Drafting and finalising contracts between clubs and players and between agents and players;
  • Conducting and convening disciplinary and arbitration; proceedings on behalf of sports leagues, associations and federations;
  • Representing players, clubs and associations at disciplinary and arbitration forums;
  • Handling litigation and arbitration on behalf of clients from Association level to FIFA level;
  • Handling insurance claims and procedures on behalf of players and/or clubs.

1.2 Gaming law

As a member of the International Masters of Gaming Lawyers (IMGL) and founders of the African Masters of Gaming Masters, we focus on gaming and gambling law in South Africa, Africa and internationally.

Our legal and related support includes: 

  • Representing clients at all public and regulation hearings of the National Gambling Board (NGB);
  • Providing legal and administrative support for licence applications;
  • Offering legal support in compliance with licence conditions;
  • Assisting in all applications for amendments, relocations or any application incidental thereto;
  • Representing clients in all disciplinary and/or arbitration proceedings brought against them by the regulator;
  • Providing general legal advice on all gaming related matters;
  • Litigation on any gaming law matter at the High Court, Supreme Court of Appeals and the Constitutional Court;
  • Making representation on behalf of regulators and/or operators regarding policy formulation and drafting or amending legislation.


The Practice specialises in employment law and all aspects thereof including the following:

  • Handling adjudication and litigation at the Labour Court and the Labour Appeals Court on behalf of clients (e.g. employers, employees, trade unions or workers’ associations);
  • Representing clients at mediation and arbitration proceedings at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) and various Bargaining Councils;
  • Providing legal support to employer associations and/or trade unions during negotiations and bargaining forums;
  • Assisting with disciplinary proceedings – conducting the proceedings as presiding officers, initiating proceedings on behalf of employer or employer associations and representing employees or trade unions at such proceedings;
  • Convening and establishing disciplinary forums on behalf of institutions and organisations;
  • Drafting and finalising disciplinary codes for employer associations and organisations.


Our focus and areas of specialisation in this category are:

  1. Corporate governance and business turn-around, corporate compliance and procurement and supply chain governance
  2. Insolvency law and business rescue
  3. Pension law and pension administration
  4. Investments and financial planning
  5. Medical negligence, insurance law and personal injury
  6. Administration law and administration of estates
  7. Land restitution and constitutional law litigation.


      1. Administration of Deceased Estate

      2. Drawing of Wills

      3. Estate Planning

      4. Trust Management and Administration


     1. Transfers

     2. Bond Registration

     3. Bond Cancellation

Our clients

Some of our notable clients represent professional sporting organisations and federations, state-owned NDP’s, gaming associations and gambling bodies.

  • Commission for Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities (CRL)
  • National Youth Development Agency (NYDA)
  • Mpumalanga Gambling Board (MGB)
  • Foundation for African Business and Consumer Services (FABCOS)
  • Railway Safety Regulator (RSR)
  • ISAGO (IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations)
  • Ntumba Chartered Accountants
  • National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS)
  • Thembisile Hani Local Municipality (THLM)
  • Moeketsi Shai Strategic Consulting International
  • Municipal Councillors Pension Fund (MCPF)
  • Northwest Transport Investments SOC Ltd (NTI)

Mxolisi Zwane Theresa Anne Hill Ndweleni Mphenemene
Ntumba Chartered Accountants 3 Gwen Lane Sandton Johannesburg
Contact Person:
Mandla Qhineba

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