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Lucas  Moalusi

Lucas Moalusi

Partner Fasken
Legal knowledge and ability are a given. You need to understand your client’s business and the industry within which it operates.
Jurisdiction South Africa, 1996
Language(s) English, Setswana
Office(s) Johannesburg

Lucas Moalusi is a recognized mining lawyer in South Africa. An expert in traditional leadership legislation, he is also highly skilled in the law applicable to traditional communities’ structures, and the structuring of Black Economic Empowerment transactions.

Consistently recognized by Legal 500 for his expertise in mining, Lucas has particular experience in advising mining companies and traditional communities in their governance structures, including corporatization of their affairs.

As a trusted advisor, he is there every step of the way with clients acting for both mining companies, surface rights holders and traditional communities.

  • Recognised by Whos Who Legal as a leading mining lawyer 2020, Who's Who Legal 2019 to 2020
  • The Legal 500 Europe Middle East & Africa, The Legal 500 Europe Middle East & Africa 2013 to 2017
Who's Who Legal Recognised by Whos Who Legal as a leading mining lawyer 2020
2013 to 2017 The Legal 500 Europe Middle East & Africa The Legal 500 Europe Middle East & Africa Recognised by Legal 500 for his expertise in Mining. Lucas is particularly “recommended for traditional community structures and empowerment issues.” (2013 - 2017 edition)


  • Certificate, Environmental and Sustainable Development Law University of Witwatersrand
  • Certificate, Prospecting and Mining Law University of Witwatersrand
  • LLM, Tax Law University of Johannesburg
  • LLB University of Limpopo
  • BProc University of Limpopo

Community involvement

  • Mentor, Alexandra Education Committee 
  • Examiner, Law Society 
  • Member, Law Society’s Fee Assessment Committee 
  • Commissioner, Small Claims Court

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Law Society of the Northern Provinces
Article, Co-Author Holders of informal land rights have the right to say no to mining Without Prejudice
Article, Co-Author Professional Development and Growth in your Career Without Prejudice
Does Transparency Matter? The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Event Series, PDAC 2013 location location Toronto


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