Refiloe Vengeni

Refiloe Vengeni

Senior Associate, Johannesburg

Email refiloe.vengeni@​

Phone +27 11 523 6019

Fax +27 86 206 4087

LanguagesEnglish, Southern Sotho

Practice groupCorporate

Refiloe Vengeni offers multi-disciplinary legal services within the mining industry. This includes representing clients at investigations and inquiries conducted in terms of health and safety legislation.

In addition, she assists clients with the compilation and submission of various applications in terms of the legislation applicable to the regulatory aspects of the industry, as well as with the implementation and completion of transactional processes arising out of commercial mining agreements.

Refiloe also represents clients in criminal prosecution cases, resulting from fatal accidents at the mines.

Education and admissions


Postgraduate Certificate in Economics, Nelson Mandela Institute - Wits Business School, University of Witwatersrand, 2013

LL.B., University of Witwatersrand, 2012

BCom (Law), University of the Witwatersrand, 2010

Court admissions

South Africa

Representative experience

Representing employees of Sishen Iron Ore Company Proprietary Limited in criminal prosecution cases, resulting from fatal accidents at the mines.

Assisted South 32 Limited on a secondment basis, as a legal manager, during a corporate transitional phase.

Assisted Northern Coal Proprietary Limited with the completion of transaction processes arising out of a sale of shares agreement.

Assisted Glencore Operations South Africa Proprietary Limited – Alloys Division (Wonderkop Smelter) with an urgent court appearance in relation to community unrest.

Assisted Vantage Goldfields SA Proprietary Limited with a regulatory application to give effect to a sale of shares agreement.  

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