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Mathethebala Mochitele

Senior Associate
Johannesburg

Mathethebala Mochitele

Focusing on commercial litigation, construction and engineering, Mathethebala Mochitele advises employers, contractors, suppliers and professionals in the construction industry on various standard forms of contracts including FIDIC, NEC and JBCC.

She represents parties to construction contracts in dispute resolution procedures including litigation, mediation, adjudication and arbitration. Her experience includes contentious and non-contentious matters in various sectors, such as transport (road and railway), power and infrastructure.

Mathethebala is currently seconded to the construction and engineering team at our London office.

Representative Experience

Acting for contractors defending a claim for poor workmanship for a portion of a major highway worth approximately ZAR300m. 

Acting for contractors in a dispute that proceeded to arbitration relating to the construction of two high-speed train stations.

Assisting the employer finalise certain particular conditions under the NEC3 form of contract in the power sector.

Assisting with instituting actions based on claims on outstanding payment certificates under various building agreements.

Involved in negotiating a FIDIC Silver Book contract for a multi-billion infrastructure project in the power sector on behalf of the employer.

Part of the team acting for the employer under the NEC3 standard form contract in the power sector for various compensation events claims by the contractor.

Education and admissions

Education

  • LL.B., University of the Witwatersrand

Court admissions

  • South Africa

Latest thinking and events

Published Works

Be above board

Published Works

Respect in the workplace

Published Works

Night work not just a matter of hours

Published Works

Night shift workers' rights

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