who we are
The firm was founded with the objective of providing effective, efficient and creative legal services to meet the distinctive legal needs of clients, both corporate and individual clients. Our philosophy is to provide professional advice and representation that allows clients, policy makers and boards to achieve their goals while minimizing legal risk. To do this, we believe that we must focus at all times on the business objectives of our clients and work closely with them to develop and deliver legal solutions that will achieve their objectives. Our attorneys bring to the table knowledge and in-depth experience in each of the firm’s practice areas, and our smaller size enables us to carry out engagements in a responsive and, efficient manner. Our team of attorneys is diverse and we maintain a good balance between young energetic and vision oriented attorneys, with senior experienced counsel who maintain good reputation in the practice. The firm’s managing partner, Mr. Bonginkosi Wilfred Magagula, has approximately twenty years of practice experience under his belt. He has built and maintained a good reputation as one of the renowned corporate attorneys in the Kingdom of Swaziland, and has worked both as attorney and partner at one of the oldest law-firms in the country, Robinson Bertram Attorneys. He also served as a partner at Cloete-Henwood-Dlamini-Magagula Attorneys, between the years 2007 to 2009, before establishing Magagula Attorneys in around 2010.
WHY CHOOSE US
Our lawyers are pragmatic business professionals who never lose sight of our clients' business objectives. At a practice level, the firm has specialised units, each consisting of a number of practitioners who dedicate themselves to building their expertise in a specific area of law. Irrespective of how many business areas a transaction spans, work is done at the right level, by the person most qualified to give the client the best advice, resulting in fast turnaround times, and an extremely cost-effective offering.
The firm offers clients high quality know-how that covers the: legal, IP and tax systems that relate to each industry in the Kingdom of Swaziland and regional business investment, risk and economic profiles across the SADC region.
Areas of practice• Commercial litigation
• Drafting of commercial agreements
• Company law, Competition law, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
• Tax Law- Tax Litigation, advisory, merger & acquisition Tax, Tax planning, VAT, Corporate Tax, International Tax
• Insurance law and Pension Law
• Aviation law, Air-space, Telecommunications law& media law
• Construction law& Environmental law
• Corporate finance, Banking law & Debt collection
• Intellectual Property Law: Trademarks, patents & Copyright law