M.T. Silinda – Executive Chairman
Mr. Silinda is the Chairman of the Firm and obtained his B A, LLB degrees from the University of Natal (Pietermaritzburg Campus) in 1996. He was admitted as an Attorney in 1999, Notary and Conveyancer in 2002. He has extensive experience in Property Law. He heads the firm’s property and conveyancing departments.
He deals with the day to day conveyancing matters of the firm which includes instructions from South African Leading Banks, Government Parastatals, and Estate Agents. He also receives and handles instructions from the Land Affairs to transfer Land which has been successfully claimed into the names of the new beneficiaries.
He has verified a number of Claims for the Land Claims Commission and conducted community trainings and assisted in the formation of legal entities on behalf of the Department of Land Affairs, Mpumalanga Regional Land Claims Commission and Limpopo Regional Land Claims Commission.
He was involved in a post-restitution programme with Matsafeni Trust, a community which successfully claimed their land through the Restitution of Land Rights Act and are the current holder of the land where the Mbombela Stadium is built, as their Legal Advisor. He is currently an appointed professional trustee of Matsafeni Trust, Ingwenyama Simhulu Trust, Mjejane Trust, Asbestos Relief Trust and Vukuzenzele Trust. The first three Trusts run a number of successful businesses on their recovered land.
Areas of Practice
- Family Law
- Third Party Claims
- Debt Collection
- Commercial Litigation
- Labour Litigation
- Liquidation & Sequestrations
- Administration of Estates
- Criminal Litigation