About Us

Kalima Attorneys is a law firm with exceptional expertise in a number of law practice areas. One of the uncommon qualities we have is that we are multi-jurisdictional lawyers with ability to instantly deal with South African law, English law and laws of several other countries of the world. A full list of our practice areas is set out on this website under the tab "Areas of Practice".

Our team currently consists of eight lawyers. Below is the profile of our chairman and director.

Dr Justin Kalima

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Justin Kalima

Position: Chairman and Director

Academic Qualifications

  • LLB (Unisa)
  • LLB (Hons) (Mw)
  • LLM (Natal)
  • PhD (Law) (Natal)

Professional Qualifications

  • Attorney of the High Court of South Africa
  • Solicitor of England and Wales
  • Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of Malawi.

Areas of Practice

  • Labour Law (Employment Law)
  • Consumer Protection Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Commercial Law Advisory
  • Construction Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Health and Safety Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Internet Law
  • Black Economic Empowerment
  • Mining Law
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Energy Law
  • Regulatory Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

Specific Work Done (just a small selection)

  • Conducting disciplinary hearings for companies
  • Representation of companies in labour disputes and labour forums (CCMA, Labour Court, etc...)
  • Providing regulatory advice to companies
  • Advising companies on legal compliance
  • Conducting due diligence exercises involving various companies (e.g. in mergers and acquisitions)
  • Advising companies (which include, amongst others, fragrance, flavour, medical, mining and oil companies) on permits, licences, approvals etc...
  • Drafting and negotiation of various contracts
  • Drafting of legislation
  • Civil litigation
  • Criminal prosecution and defence