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Xongotelo is an associate in Ogier's Dispute Resolution team in Guernsey. She has a foundation in corporate and commercial law. Her career highlights include successfully leading a major gambling acquisition across five of South Africa’s nine provinces, winning a High Court matter on behalf of a major Johannesburg Stock Exchange listed mining company, and representing the State in complex statutory claims and contractual disputes. Xongotelo has a dynamic and zealous approach to litigation and has successfully carried matters from inception to judgment, including winning cases in the South African Labour Court, Supreme Court of Appeal and the Constitutional Court.

Background and experience

Xongotelo qualified and was admitted to the Roll of Attorneys in 2020. She completed her articles with a leading international law firm, gaining experience in the fields of transport, personal injury, aviation and insurance.

Before joining Ogier in 2023, Xongotelo was part of the Johannesburg-based Dispute Resolution Team at Africa’s largest law firm, ENSafrica. Her disputes experience ranges across multiple industries, with a particular emphasis on commercial, mining, shareholder and trust disputes. She also has broad experience with ‘alternative’ depute resolution mechanisms, including mediation and international arbitrations. 

Xongotelo completed her Bachelor of Laws (LLB) with the University of the Witwatersrand, accumulating multiple academic awards and graduating cum laude. She has contributed to various forums and national dialogues, focused on the success of young upcoming attorneys in a changing professional landscape.

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