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Hlengiwe Zondo-Kabini

Partner Fasken
Having a firm grasp of the public-sector environment allows me to provide a comprehensive, strategic and professional service to government and private-sector clients.
Jurisdiction South Africa, 1998
Language(s) English, Zulu
Office(s) Johannesburg


Hlengiwe Zondo-Kabini is a project finance lawyer in Johannesburg practicing in the areas of public sector procurement and regulatory law, IT Law, public finance, and general commercial law.

A versatile practitioner, she represents state-owned enterprises and government departments, as well as international corporations and well-known local companies in a variety of sectors.

With a firm grasp of the public sector environment, Hlengiwe provides strategic advice to government clients, and to private sector clients engaging in government commerce.

She also has experience in advising on government regulatory, public finance and procurement related issues, that feed into the negotiation and contracting for classified, super-sensitive and mega projects. Hlengiwe has drafted tenders, business cases and legislation for diverse sectors.

In her procurement and public regulatory, she provides advice on end-to-end procurement process and compliance review, drafting of tenders for publication, drafting of legal opinions and drafting and reviewing of legislation for implementation of projects.

Clients also seek her out for her public finance expertise, specifically on drafting of business cases and motivation to both National and Provincial Treasuries for funding of projects for national government departments and state owned entities.

Client Work

Date Client

Career & Education


  • LLB University of Natal Pietermaritzburg
  • BProc University of Durban - Westville

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member Legal Practice Council of South Africa


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