Accreditation

 

Our Accreditations

ADR Network SA exists as a voluntary compliance and regulatory body for mediators, arbitrators and restorative justice practitioners. Practitioners may become accredited with ADR Network SA by applying to our panel at panel@adr-networksa.co.za.

Complaints about any of our members may be emailed to complaints@adr-networksa.co.za.

To verify any individual’s accreditation and/or certification with ADR Network SA please email panel@adr-networksa.co.za.

ACCREDITED PANEL MEMBERS IN GOOD STANDING 2020

ALISON BORCHARDT

More Info

Alison holds a degree in Nursing Science and graduated Cum Laude in Community Healthcare, Midewifery and Psychiatric Nursing throughout her degree. She has also commenced an LLB degree.

She is an ADR Network SA-trained mediator based in Cape Town.

Her interests include reading, music (she plays the piano, violin and cello), spending time with friends and family, research and travel.

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

BERNARD CHAPENDEKA

More Info

‘I am a Law Graduate with 30 years experience in a legal environment. Certificates obtained includes: Financial Budgeting; People Management; Provincial & Local Government Law (Unisa)

Estate Agency; Residential Rentals; Managing Agent; Intermediary Degree Qualification (Criminal Procedural Law).

Areas of interest/specialisation

Divorce & Family Mediation; Court Annexed Mediation; Human Settlements (properties); Provincial & Local Government Law (Disputes in Municipal Law); Estate Agency (property & related matters); Deceased Estates.

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

BRIVY KGABANYANE

More Info

Brivy is trained in Conflict Management and has experience within the Military and Social Development. He operates The Spear of the Voiceless Mediator” mediating community conflicts and advocating, on behalf of the vulnerable and voiceless.

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

CHERYL MOREBY

More Info

I have a Diploma in Law obtained from RAU in 2003. I have worked in various Legal Firms since 1992 and have gained many years of experience in the legal field not only as a secretary in the early days, but also as a Paralegal, often running a legal office on my own. My interests lie in civil litigation, family and criminal law and HR. I also have a Certificate in Labour Law obtained in 2004 and I have dealt with internal labour issues at work since 2001. I am currently a Dispute Resolutions Manager carrying out mediation between clients and creditors in order to amicably settle outstanding debt, disputes regarding contracts, etc. with the ultimate goal of re-introducing the client into the financial mainstream. I am looking forward to expanding my career into the mediation field.”

Cheryl is a trained mediator and arbitrator and is a member of ADR NETWORK SA’s panel.

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

EZRA PILLAY

More Info

A dynamic and multi-skilled legal specialist in the corporate sector. He is a strong leader with keen emotional intelligence, and has become a part of a well-established international professional network.

Ezra specialises in enterprise business system analysis, commercial med/arb, compliance and legal functions. He is an ADR Network SA trained mediator and arbitrator.

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

CINDY ALLAN 

More Info

Cindy holds an LLB and practices as a notary, conveyancer and litigation consultant.

I am a CEDR qualified mediator as well as CD/ACDS accredited. I have been involved in land matters since 2011, and have acted on the legal services panel of Rural and Land Reform as well as for SANRAL.

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

DARLINGTON GOUTE

More Info

Darlington is a youth developer/community developer, who works with previous disadvantaged youth. He believes that communication is key, and that the lack of communication can create problems.

He holds an honours degree in media studies and has trained as a mediator with ADR Network SA.

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

ELIAS MASHILOANE

More Info

Trained in mediation with ADR Network SA. He has extensive experience as a labour organiser and trade unionist. He holds certificates in industrial law and advanced labour law. He has:

  • Represented workers in reconciliations, arbitrations in CCMA and INDUSTRIAL COUNCILS and once in LABOUR COURT disputes.
  • Undergone a formal training / developmental courses on labour law to improve your capacity on legal matters.
  • Completed Advanced Labour Law course under UNISA in 2011.
  • Undergone training on Development Programme on Practice of Labour Law (DPPLL) with University of Stellenbosch.

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

ELMIEN DU PLESSIS

More Info

Elmien is a professor of land law at North West University. She is a published author and highly regarded in her field. She is a trained mediator with ADR Network SA.

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

ESME WITBOOI

More Info

is a senior certified Human Resources Manager, Postgraduate Marketing Manager and holder of a Honors level degree, all obtained at UCT. Traveling abroad for years. Esme venture into the UK, where she completed her Master’s level Neuro Science Practitioner’s program in 2010 endorsed by the British Institute of Hypnotherapy and NLP alongside her Transformational Coaching Diploma and Facilitator’s Diploma by the International Coach Federation in the UK. Working as a Facilitator/Trainer and Executive Coach for 10 years in the UK and USA, Esme expanded into Executive Coaching in SA and became a member of COMENSA since 2011.

She also became a Family Mediator and a member of FAMAC since 2011. She qualified as a commercial and court aligned mediator through UCT Law@work and became a member of Mediation in Motion. Working as a Human Resources manager internationally, her knowledge and expertise has found deep ground in mediating work place disputes, labour, employee relations, grievance complaints and negligence in the corporate sector.

What more to gain from a world class traveller that gained her first mediation experience at the International Dispute Resolution Centre (IDRC) alongside (CEDR) from 2005 to 2010 in London.

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

GODWIN BAFANA MBETSE

More Info

Godwin holds professional memberships with EAAB, AFSA, SA Association of Arbitrators and SA Debt Collectors. He says of himself: ‘I’m a dedicated real estate principal, debt collector, facilitator, assessor and moderator.  A mediator, arbitrator and a legal advisor.’

He holds a B. Luris in Law and has trained in mediation and arbitration through AFSA.

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

EDDIE BRUWER

More Info

Eddie is currently employed within the credit rehabilitation industry and previously worked 14 years within the financial industry (Banking). Qualified club cricket coach and have a big passion for sport, (cricket, rugby and hockey) your typical South Africa man that loves to braai and interact with people on various daily topics.

Family man happily married for 14 years with 2 wonderful achieving children both academically and on the sport field and as an individual I am a firm believer in honesty and integrity and is not someone that will become violent but would rather seek a more peaceful way of solving any form of problem. Firm believer in working hard and always giving everything on a daily basis.

Eddie is Johannesburg based and would love to assist with any form of debt and sport mediation where required.

He is a trained mediator and arbitrator and a member of ADR NETWORK SA’s panel

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

ADVOCATE FRANCINA SATHEKGE

More Info

‘Advocate, married and blessed with three lovely children. Obtained B Juris Degree and LLB from the University of North West. Obtained a certificate in Legislative Drafting from the University of Pretoria.

Currently registered with Chartered Secretaries of Southern Africa for a degree in Chartered Secretaryship. Worked for the IEC in North West and was provincial coordinator for Local Government Elections and responsible for mediating Political Party disputes within Mafikeng and surrounding areas. Worked with the demarcation board in mediating disputes with regards to municipal boundaries at the time pursuant to the 2000 Local Government Elections. Received training from CCMA for Mediation in 2000. Worked for RAF for the past 12 years involved with claims administration, Mediation and Concilliation, Civil Litigation, Trust and Curatorship administration and case management. Have great interest in rights and interests of children where divorce and separation is an issue. Trained Mediator and Arbitrator with ADR Network SA’

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

ADVOCATE FRANCOIS HUMAN

More Info

Francois practices law specialising in negotiation, mediation, arbitration and peacemaking. He holds a vast experience over thirty years in various industries and has the ability to turn a dispute or conflict situation into an amicable positive outcome for all parties.

Francois is a panel member of ADR Network South Africa and is also accredited as a mediator with the Family Mediation Association of the Cape and as a civil commercial mediator with the Royal Institute of Charted Surveyors, both aforementioned association and institution are accredited with the Dispute Settlement Accreditation Council at the Africa Centre for Dispute Settlement in South Africa.

Trained Mediator and Arbitrator with ADR Network SA

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

HENK VAN DER WALT

More Info

Henk is an ADR Practitioner having graduated with a certificate in ADR from the University of the Free State. “I was born in the Limpopo Province in 1961. My father worked for the government and was transferred all, over the country. In 1979 I joined the Department of Correctional Services and served in various positions, including Head of Prison and later Provincial Head: Supportive services which includes the management Human Resources Development for the Free State.

I was part of the national team, and leader of the provincial team that converted Correctional Services to the disciplinary system in line with the Labour Relations Act of 1996.

I resigned from Correctional Services during 1998 and started a career as Labour Advisor for employers. I worked with the Agricultural Employers Organisation for a while and then went on my own. I am currently affiliated with COFESA.

I have obtained a National Diploma: Human Resources Management during 1993. From 1996 I have attended various Labour Relations courses, including, but not limited to negotiations, chairing of disciplinary hearings, conflict management etc. I have achieved the certificates in Advance Principles of Labour Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution from The University of the Free State.

I have vast experience in representation at the CCMA, strike management and the resolution of conflict between employer and employee.

I currently stay in Virginia in the Free State.”

He is available to mediate and arbitrate disputes in the Free State

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

HYPOLITE MANDLANKOSI NCGOBO

More Info

Hypolite is an ADR Network SA- trained mediator and arbitrator currently accredited and registered on the ADR Network SA panel. He is a vastly experienced and skilled ADR Practiser and he says,

“I was a Scholar at Unizulu (B Proc);Wits (PDM); Unisa (MEP) and Compuscan Academy(Debt Counselling),I am a Dispute Resolution Practitioner with offices in Durban, I was a Commissioner/Arbitrator at CCMA and most Bargaining Councils for the past 13 years and my overall experience in Dispute Resolution is about 26 years including working at the Industrial Court (now defunct).

I therefore presently specialise in the following fields: Land mediations, Court annexed mediation; Divorce Mediation; Rental Disputes, Property sale, Debt Counselling, Labour Disputes, Consumer Disputes, Professional Organisation;ADR ADR Network South Africa, EAAB, SAAM, APSO”

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

 

KHANYISO HOBOYI  

More Info

Khanyiso  is a South African Lawyer, Businessman, Politician and an ADR Network SA trained and accredited Mediator. He did his articles with Van Der Spuy & Vennote. He worked for Equal Education advocating  for quality education in South Africa. He also worked for Khulumani Support Group for the apartheid victims. With Khulumani he worked on an international lawsuit where there was a litigation between Khulumani and  Ford, Daimler Chrysler, Ryn Metals, IBM, Barclays Bank and another.

He is currently one of the Western Cape convenors of the Access to Justice Southern Africa &  a Panellist at ADR Network South Africa. He has committed extensive time to Pro Bono Access to Justice Work and has started to facilitate some of our training. When he is not working he enjoys spending time with family and friends ,going to gym, watching sports and studying. Khanyiso is Cape Town-based.

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

KRISTEN WAGNER

More Info

Kristen completed an undergraduate Bachelor of Arts Degree in Law and Psychology at Rhodes University at the end of 2013 and a postgraduate LLB Degree at the University of Johannesburg. (cum laude) at the end of 2015. Kristen is employed by FNB and works in the Financial Crime Risk department, focusing mainly on correspondent banking matters. Kristen is especially passionate about corporate and commercial disputes, family law, human rights and alternative dispute resolution (through the lens of restorative justice). Kristen is an energetic, ambitious young lady determined to make a difference in South Africa.

Kristen is a trained mediator and arbitrator and is a member of the panel of ADR Network SA.

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

LEON FORSMAN

More Info

Leon Forsman a SAAM accredited mediator. I work in the family and property fields.

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

LORNA BALIE

More Info

Lorna is based in Cape Town and has completed her Bachelor’s Degree in PPE (Political Science, Philosophy and Economics) with an additional major of Applied English Language Study at the University of Stellenbosch.

She has completed her Masters in Peace and Conflict Studies at the European Peace University in Austria. Her thesis focused on the impact of peace education on youth in South Africa. She has also been a participant in the Ashley Kriel Youth Leadership Development Project at the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation. She worked as an English foreign language teacher in South Korea for one year and a half and completed two internships.

Her first internship was at Southern Hemisphere which focused on research, monitoring and evaluation and thereafter worked at the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation where she coordinated the research project on Everyday Peace Indicators for the South African case study.  She volunteers as a mediator for the Access to Justice Association of South Africa and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Network of South Africa. Lorna is enrolling as a doctoral student at the Centre for International Teacher Education.

Her thesis is titled “The Role of Education in Contemporary Conceptualisations of Justice in South Africa and its Implications for Practice”. Her research will explore the relationship between inclusive education and restorative justice. She is currently the research officer for the research project which explores the role of teachers in peace-building within South Africa. She also dances for the Nations Band where they inspire people to worship God more in truth and freedom.

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

MARISKA J PIETERSEN

More Info

I am 37 years of age. My qualifications include a certificate in Labour Management through Unisa, Diploma in Management with labour law and Labour Relations as a majors and an Advance Diploma, Diploma in Management with Labour law and strategic management as a major selective. I have plus minus 16 years of experience in the Employee Relations field due to initiating and conducting investigations of misconduct. I have extensive experience in labour, divorce, child custody etc mediations.

I am equally passionate about people and the rule for natural justice. I am a hard worker and quick learner. I am driven by my work ethics and dignity to always do the right thing in my Professional and Private life. Additional to my experiences I have gained a great deal of theoretical knowledge of Management, Human Resource Management, Employee Relations, Organised Labour, Conciliation, Mediation, Arbitration, Employment Equity, Communication, Corrections, Performance Management, etc. and would appreciate an opportunity to obtain further practical experience.

I’ve recently completed my mediator course through the ADR Network SA. As from 2014 the Management of Compliance responsibility was added to my job description. I keep myself abreast with developments in the Labour and Dispute Arena.I also assists members of the public with various labour matters in my free time. I am currently enrolled for the Forensic Investigative Auditing Programme. This course will enhance my analytic ability as well as writing of judgments. My core competence is vested in loyalty, resilience ,diplomacy, strategic management, organisational skills, problem-solving, presentation skills, leadership skills, report writing skills, judgment writings, interpersonal relations, developing others, attention to detail, negotiations, project management, communication skills, listening skills, analytical skills, conflict handling, assertiveness, accuracy, financial management, cultural diversity and ethics. I thrive under pressure. I am taking decisions fearlessly and accept accountability for all decisions taken on my watch. My strong background in Human Resource and dealing with Labour matters added value towards me being an excellent ambassador for Natural Justice. All decisions taken are in the best interest of all the stakeholders in my organisation.

I have a vested interest in commercial and Restorative Justice Mediations and arbitrations. There is no better “school” as The Department of Correctional Service to mold you in an extraordinary Restorative Justice mediator.

Trained Mediator and Arbitrator with ADR Network SA

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.zaen

MIKE KABAT

More Info

Mike is an experienced mediator in Cape Town. He has expertise in hostage negotiations and other police related matters and is available to mediate a wide range of disputes. He is trained in Mediation and Arbitration with ADR Network SA.

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

Molatlhegi Suping

More Info

Paulus Molatlhegi Suping was born in Krugersdorp in 1968. Obtained his Matric at Mosupatsela High School in 1985.

He has worked for the following Companies:

  • Nursing Auxiliary – Millsite Hospital: 12 years.
  • Regional Secretary – NEHAWU: just over 3 years.
  • Labour Relations Officer – Life Healthcare and Mogale City Local Municipality: collectively for over 5 years.
  • General Manager IR – Pikitup Johannesburg (Pty) Ltd: 2 and half years.
  • General Manager HR – Babcock International Group: over 5 years; and
  • Joined the legal profession.
  • Other qualifications: National Diploma: HR, BTECH: Labour Relations Management, Post-Grad Diploma: Labour Law, and LLB.

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

LETLHAGE MOCHADIBANE

More Info

I’m a Community Development Practitioner and Methodist Church Lay Preacher. Actively involved in community development interventions including training, mentorship and coaching as well as conflict resolution where I particularly provide mediation services.

As a former trade unionist where I served at the National Council of Trade Unions as an Education Officer (1988 – 1997) and the defunct South African Union of Journalists as the National Organiser (1998 – 2004);  I gained insight and applicable skills in mediation and arbitration with direct engagement with the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) as well as the Labour Court practical experience.

Later, I joined Sanlam (2005 – 2008) as a financial advisor and gained requisite qualifications and subsequently consulted in community leadership development and labour relations.

Qualifications:

Course: Certificate Programme in Community Leadership Development
Institution: University of Witwatersrand

Course: Diploma in Labour Law
Institution: Graduate Institute of Management and Technology

Course: Registered Financial Planner
Institution: Financial Planning Institute

Course: Alternative Dispute Resolution
Institution: ADR Network SA

Further studies: Diploma in Theology
Institution: Theological Education by Extension College

Area of Speciality:

  • Labour law
  • Community law
  • Commercial law
  • Estates
  • Intellectual property laws
  • Negotiations

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

NARISSA HIRALALL

More Info

is an attorney, partner in the firm Hiralall Attorneys and a member of the KZN Law Society. She is a CD/ACDS and CEDR-accredited Mediator. Narissa offers mediation services in Labour Law, Commercial Law, and various other areas. Narissa chairs disciplinary enquiries and represents parties at the CCMA and Bargaining Councils. She has joined the ADR Network SA panel.

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

PAKI ZANDILE

More Info

Paki completed the ADR Program with ADR Network SA with meritorious achievement. Paki is a Labour Law and Chartered HR Professional with experience in strategic professional specialist advice and consulting.

He holds social science, commercial and law qualifications from the UCT and UNISA. Paki is the Chief Executive Officer at Phaphama Sek’sile Consulting Services with practical experience in labour law best practices, conflict resolution, representation, human resource management, teaching and learning. He has business acumen and endeavours for objective employer-employee relationship, and wellbeing in the workplace. Paki is passionate about continued awareness on legal obligations, rights and responsibilities allied with statutes and the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa.

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

ROB RUSSELL

More Info

Is a SAAM trained Family and Divorce Law Mediator, as well as a University of Pretoria trained Mediator and Arbitrator, I have an Advanced Cert in Labour Law as well as Dispute Resolution, and various other certificates in Labour Law, Arbitration & Mediations. I developed a passion for Labour Law and Mediations/Arbitrations whilst serving as a Shop Steward for one of the largest Unions in the country, from there my interest in other branches of Mediations grew. I started my practice in 2007 and I am also a Mentor and Business Development Consultant to emerging Businesses in Mpumalanga. I am in the process of extending my services to the Northern Natal area. I am an ETDP SETA Assessor and I have facilitated training for the likes of Sasol, Univ of Polokwane and others.

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

RONELLE JOUBERT

More Info

Ronelle is a mediator trained in family, commercial and workplace mediation with ADR Network SA. She is also a trained psychologist and has combined her skills to develop a growing family mediation practice.

  • Based in Hoedspruit she offers the following services:
  • Individual Therapy/Counseling – Coaching – Trauma Counselling
  • Parental Guidance – Marriage Counselling – Abuse
  • Co-Dependency/Dependency Therapy
  • Pastoral Therapy – Stress and Anxiety – GriefShare
  • Ecometric Assessments for Adults, Students and Children
  • Personal Driving Dynamics – Teenage Counceling
  • Career Planning for high School Students
  • Studies within Functional Therapy – Corporate Assessments
  • Therapeutic Play
  • Integrative Restorative Mediation and Arbitration Services

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

SUNGAREE PATHER

More Info

is an attorney, conveyancer, mediator and arbitrator. She is a part time commissioner with MIBCO Dispute Resolution Centre, adjudicator for Community Schemes Ombud Services and Consults to Vash Choudree, and Associates. She offers mediation and/or arbitration services and labour, family, land disputes, estates and General Legal Disputes. She is based in Durban.

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

WINSTON GODFREY LOUW

More Info

I have spent almost 41 years in the corporate world of which 28 years have been in senior managerial positions. The last 13 years I have spent at the helm of municipalities, as the Chief Executive Officer or lately known as the Municipal Manager or Accounting Officer.

I have a passion for working with people and because of that conflict resolution was one of my primary tasks. Over these years I have built up a strong resume involving interpersonal skills, the ability to listen carefully to all parties and adhering to the Rules of Natural Justice. I have worked under extreme stressful conditions as the Accounting Officer and that has been me the edge when it comes to dispute resolution. I ascribe to the basic principles of ethics, integrity, ubuntu and honesty as contained in Bill of Rights.

Winston has a BA Honours degree with a diploma in advanced Labour Law. He is a qualified mediator and arbitrator and is based in George.

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

Vanessa Van Niekerk (LLB)(RE1)(RE5)

More Info

I am a Panellist for the Alternative Dispute Resolution Network of South Africa and am a registered Alternative dispute Resolution Mediator and Arbitrator including Court Annexed Mediation.

I have a passion for Medical Law and Family law specifically Children’s Court. I serve as a member of the Executive Board of Directors for the Local Child Welfare Organisation.

I am a licensed Financial Planner with 10 years experience and the co-owner of a Financial Service Practice. I completed my Regulatory Examinations in 2011 and had an article published in the Risk SA Magazine regarding the Regulatory Examinations in March 2012.

I am in the process of launching a project with the assistance of the Department of Education, the Department of Social Development and the support from the Children’s Court and Family Violence Court to introduce Restorative Justice Practices in the schools in an attempt to curb spiralling discipline problems and the rate of recidivism in SA due to ineffective punitive processes being applied.

The contentious issue of the NHI has particularly grabbed my attention and I have endeavoured to analyse and understand fully what the effect of the NHI will be on the Medical Professions as well as the executability thereof.
I am a member of the Executive Board of Directors for the Springs & KwaThema Child Welfare Society.

I do CPD training for the medical industry (Accredited HPCSA CPD) Topics include ; Unethical Conduct, Medical Negligence, Informed Consent, Criminal & Dilectual Liability.

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

GUY HARRIS

More Info

I am a trained chartered accountant, social entrepreneur and mentor. I have extensive experience at board level holding and having held various notable board positions. I am also an accredited member of our panel for mediation.

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

ADVOCATE MATSHIDISO JOHANNAH LEKWAPEW

More Info

Advocate Matshidiso Johannah Lekwape is a litigation practitioner. Advocate Lekwape has completed training as a mediator with ADR Network South Africa. A member of the ADR Network panel since 2019.

Advocate Lekwape has a law degree, and has acquired these qualifications as well: certificate in labour dispute resolution practice, certificate in money laundering control, certificate in the Law of Banking and Financial Markets, and short course in internet research. Completed trainings are as follows: introduction to compliance course, advanced trial advocacy, conflict management skills programme, introduction to medical law, and commercial law practice.

She has worked for scorpion legal protection as a legal advisor, road accident fund as a litigation officer, Nedbank as a money laundering researcher and compliance analyst.

Advocate Lekwape currently practicing and is a member of the national forum of advocates and a member of the legal practice council.

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

Fiona Martin

More Info

Fiona started her Dispute Resolution work in 1992, whilst participating in the National Peace Accord work of mediating community and political disputes in the lead up to the 1994 national elections.

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

Carla Vermeulen

More Info

Carla holds an LLB (NMMU) and is admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa. She practices as an Alternative Dispute Resolution Mediator (Court Annexed) and Attorney. Her areas of law include Family Law, Civil Litigation and Commercial Litigation.

If you require any further information do not hesitate to contact Carla on 082 974 0866 or email carla@cvlaw.co.za

Joelene Brown

More Info

Joelene completed a LLB Degree from NMMU and graduated in 2006. She was admitted as an Attorney and Conveyancer in 2008 and a Notary Public in 2009. In 2011 she completed a diploma in Insolvency Law at the University of Pretoria (awarded with distinction).

She completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration Cum Laude in 2017 and obtained her Masters in Business Administration (MBA) Degree in 2019.

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

Vulani Malumbete-Baloyi

More Info

Vulani graduated with a BProc degree from the University of Fort Hare and an LLB from the University of Limpopo in 1993 and 2003 respectively. She was admitted as an attorney in 2001 and has extensive experience in both Corporate and Public Sectors.

Vulani is a former commissioner at the CCMA and currently serves as a panellist to the General Public Service Sectoral Bargaining Council. She was a member of the Panel of Assessors at the Department of Transport Limpopo where she amassed a wealth of knowledge in resolving disputes relating to the Taxi industry.

She has been on the Operating Licenses Board – Limpopo (now PRE) since 2011.
Vulani’s qualifications also include an Advanced Diploma in Labour Law (UJ), Diploma in Roads and Transport Management (UJ) as well as an ADR network SA Program in Mediation (including court-annexed mediation).

Practice Areas

  • Medical Negligence and Personal Injury
  • Labour and Employment law
  • Transport law
  • Family law
  • Commercial law and Tax
  • Municipal law

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

Raeesa Rhemtula

More Info

Raeesa is a practicing attorney with additional training in corporate law and Labour law. She had also trained with ADR NETWORK SA as a mediator and arbitrator with specialisation sin family, personal injury and commercial disputes. We are proud to welcome her onto our panel.

For more information or questions about our accredited panel members, please contact us on 031 001 9022 | panel@adr-networksa.co.za

Get In Touch