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Legal Services Unit

Mrs Nomandla Mbanjwa

Manager Legal Services

Tel: 046 603 6169
Fax: 046 622 9700



  • Provide Legal Advice and Guidance to the Council, Executive Mayor and Municipal Manager
  • Provide Municipality advise on all Labour Matters
  • Handle all legal matters arising from Directorates
  • Represent Employer at SALGBC and CCM
  • Manage all Legal Risk
  • Conduct Preliminary investigations
  • Monitor and ensure Legal Compliance
  • Act as initiator during Disciplinary Tribunals
  • Contracts Management
  • Ensure Compliance with Labour Laws
  • Manage Litigations for and against Municipality
  • Compile Statistics and Records of all Labour Matters
  • Summons and Notices Of Motion Management
  • Ensure sound Labour Relations and peace
  • Instruct and Consult with Municipal Attorneys[with approval of MM]
  • Provide training on Labour Relations Legislative Framework
  • Drafting of By–Laws
  • Review Policies to ensure compliance with Labour Laws and other relevant Legislations
  • Attend to Bill of Cost
  • Strike Management
  • Attend to Court Orders
  • Provide Dispute Resolution
  • Attend to Compliance Orders
  • Advise line Managers on application of Labour Laws and Collective Agreements
  • Knowledge of Local Government Legislative Framework
  • Analyzing trends on misconduct , grievances and disputes
  • Knowledge of Rules of the Court
  • Identify potential conflict areas and training needs
  • Conveyancing
  • Constantly keeping abreast with recent case law, publications, Legislations and articles on Employment Law etc.
  • General Legal Advise
  • Ensure compliance with labour laws and Collective Agreements
  • Drafting of contracts


  • Interpretation of Contracts


  • Interpret and asses Legal Documents


  • Legal Research