Zweli Jele

Zweli Jele is our exclusively recommended Litigation expert in Swaziland on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Zweli directly using the contact details above.

Zwelethu Desmond Jele is the Head of the Litigation Department specialising in all court and arbitration claims, providing advice and opinions on legal suits, labour related matters including strikes, disciplinary process and other employer-employee matters, environmental matters and general commercial litigation. Has acted and advised most parastatals in Eswatini in both regulatory and litigation spheres. He has also been involved in litigation for the majority of parastatals in the country and is also considered an expert.

Relevant Legal Experience:

  • Practitioner Industrial Court and Industrial Court of Appeal of Eswatini since 1992
  • Practitioner in High and Supreme Court of Eswatini since 1993
  • Contributed to the drafting of amendments to the Industrial Relations Act in 1996, 2000 and 2005
  • Contributed to the drafting of amendments to the Employment Act in 1997
  • Conducted extensive labour law training for Federation of Employers / Chamber of Commerce in Eswatini as well as individual employer organisations
  • Conducted commercial and labour law arbitrations in Eswatini and South Africa

Firm Overview:

RB is a Swati indigenously owned Legal Firm. Since its formation, the firm has been involved in helping both the private and public sectors with wealth creation and improved delivery of public services by Governmental and Non Governmental organisations. Further, the firm has contributed significantly to sustainable economic development through institutional and infrastructure development.

Theo Mason

Theo Mason is a Partner at PwC, Swaziland.

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Sakhele Simile Hlophe B.A., LLB. (UNISWA)

Sakhele Simile Hlophe was admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of Swaziland on the 9th December, 2005. He practiced as an Attorney with the Firm of Attorneys, Ntiwane & Associates until the firm closed down in January, 2008. In February, 2008 he joined the Firm of Attorneys, Sipho Matse Attorneys, as a Professional Assistant. In April 2010 he joined the firm, C.J.Littler & Co. as a Professional Assistant. In October 2010 he assumed partnership with Nkosinathi Manzini and currently practicing under the style C.J.Littler & Co.

Mr. Hlophe is a keen litigator with a considerable experience in Civil, Criminal litigation and Labour matters.

Firm Overview:

C. J. LITTLER & CO. was founded by Mr. Cecil John Littler with a vision to provide exceptional and expedited legal services in order to secure client interest. Since its inception in 1989, the firm has served corporations, government authorities and private individuals representing their interest in legal issues.