David completed his articles at Deneys Reitz and has worked as a director in the commercial departments of Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs and Werksmans. David has also been the General Counsel of a portfolio company of US based private equity firm Denham Capital. He is currently a director at Mchunu Attorneys. Phumelele’s work experience includes providing regulatory advice in the mining, energy, telecoms, aviation, rail, power plant project financing and development sectors. He has also drafted compliance and funding documentation including funding agreements. Phumelele’s early work included working with David Towers on the cross border securitization in 2000. Phumelele was named by the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) as a Leading Lawyer in South Africa for Energy Law, Mining and Infrastructure Projects for the years 2013, 2014 and 2015. Phumelele has the following qualifications – BProc (University of KZN), LLM (Georgetown USA), MAP (Wits).
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Clarissa plays a critical role in heading up our support function covering company secretarial and general administration. She has over 10 years of experience in the company secretarial area, including security SPV structures and trusts having worked at Webber Wentzel and Maitland during this time. She is currently studying towards a legal BCom.