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Phatshoane Henney Group awards R250,000 in bursaries to 10 candidate attorneys
02 March 2018

The Phatshoane Henney Group of Associated Law Firms has just awarded 10 bursaries with a total value of R250,000 to black candidate attorneys serving articles at Group member firms nationwide.

“These bursaries form part of the Phatshoane Henney Group support initiatives to grow the number of black professionals in the group. By assisting Group firms to enhance their offer to candidates, it not only addresses the challenge of attracting quality black candidate attorneys to Group firms located away from main centra, but also of supporting member firms who have set themselves specific targets for the appointment and development of black professionals at their firms,” remarks Group Chair, Douglas Henney.

The bursaries were paid to candidate attorneys via the Phatshoane Henney Foundation, the Group’s registered non-profit charitable trust.

The following candidates received such bursaries at the beginning of 2018:

  Ingrid Lestrade, articling at Terblanche Slabber Pieters inc. in Malmesbury 
  Prince Hlatshwayo, articling at Cilliers & Reynders inc. in Centurion 
  Dikhumo Moeti, articling at Kotzé Low Swanepoel in Vryburg 
  Ellerize Morrie, articling at Van der Spuy & Partners in Paarl 
  Cwayita Arosi, articling at Greyvenstein inc. in Port Elizabeth 
  Hannah Mokoena, articling at Langenhoven Pistorius & Partners inc. in Brits 
  Lonwabo Ndwandwa, articling at Drake, Flemmer & Orsmond inc. in East London 
  Bonginkosi Ngubeni, articling at Breytenbach Mavuso inc. in Bethlehem 
  Michelene Morkel, articling at Millers inc. in George 

Jodie McThomas, articling at Muller Terblanche & Beyers inc. in Worcester