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Godfrey  Malesa

Godfrey Malesa

Partner Fasken
The mining industry is complex in nature and its participants face a challenging business environment and the legal environment involves complex fields of law.
Jurisdiction South Africa, 2014
Language(s) English, Setswana, Zulu
Office(s) Johannesburg

Godfrey Malesa is a mining lawyer in Fasken’s Johannesburg office and a member of the Global Mining Group.

Leveraging his in-depth knowledge of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, Godfrey ably advises clients on mining regulatory and transactional issues, including compliance, prospecting and mining right applications, appeals judicial reviews, surface use issues and the structuring of Black Economic Empowerment transactions.

He has experience in traditional leadership legislation, which includes the law applicable to traditional communities’ structures, and corporatization of their commercial affairs.

Godfrey also has experience in general corporate and commercial law work.



  • Certificate, Prospecting and Mining Law University of the Witwatersrand
  • LLB University of Pretoria