Ms. Unathi Nosiphe Mkize

a) SEC Chairperson

b) ARC Member

c) Non-Executive Director

Ms Unathi Mkize is a qualified Attorney registered with Law Society South Africa. She holds a LLB and B. Juris as some of her qualifications.

Her Areas of Practice are as follows:

  • Commercial: Draft and vetting of contracts (Concessions, Long Lease, Joint Ventures, Sale of Business, Security Agreements, Suretyship Agreement, Cessions, Partnerships, Community Agreements, Project Management Agreement, Take Off Agreement, Mechanisation Contracts; Shareholder Compact, Loan Subordination Concessions Agreements;
  • Company Registrations, Co-operatives & Pursuant Agreements
  • Corporate Governance: Board Secretariat
  • Public Sector Advisory: Policy Reviewing and Drafting, Procurement and related High Court Litigation
  • Environmental Law
  • Regulatory Compliance: Legal Compliance Audits; Legal Due Diligence; Forensic Investigations; Labour Dispute Resolutions

Her career brief is as follows:

1997 Articles of Clerkship Butterworth Mlonzi & Co. Attroneys

1992 Admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa

2000/02 Practiced as Professional Attorney in East London, Mlonzi & Co Attorneys

2002 Head of Family Law Unit, Rhodes Legal Aid Clinic, responsible for amongst other things coordinating the Domestic Violence project, Co-ordinating workshops and training of Para-legals;

Instructing and guiding final year LLB students on Legal Practice.

Writing legal articles for Legal Column of Grocott’s Mail, Grahamstown.

2003/06 Road Accident Fund – assessing and quantity claims.

2006 Established Mcwango Mkize & Co. Attorneys

2010 Appointed as member of Audit Committee Port St John’s Municipality

2012 Seconded to ECDC as an in house Legal Services Manager