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Busi Tertia Mthimunye, Corporate and Commercial Legal Consultant

Busi Tertia Mthimunye

Corporate and Commercial Legal Consultant

BDO Pretoria





I was drawn to this career because upon researching different career prospects during my High School years I realised that I showed a proclivity for the skills required from a young age. I did my LLB Degree immediately after High School and recognized both my passion and ability to critically analyze the law. I was drawn to the complexities around contracts and company law in particular. I decided to continue this course of study and develop my skills to the greatest extent I could, which resulted in me enrolling for my LLM Degree in Corporate law after graduating with my LLB Degree. I naturally chose to continue this path. I decided to pursue a career in this field because I enjoy writing, utilizing my communication skills and being able to aid in corporate and commercial related matters. The field I have chosen I very vast and every day is a learning experience which is quite important for me because I believe that as a person you constantly need to be challenged in order to grow and become a better version of yourself.


Busi Tertia Mthimunye is a Corporate and Commercial Legal Consultant in the BDO Legal. She is also an admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa with Right of Appearance.

Busi has progressive experience in the corporate and commercial law field which she uses to assist clients within the Legal Department. Having completed her articles at Nel Van der Merwe & Smalman Incorporated, Pretoria, Busi was retained as a Corporate and Commercial Law Associate, whereby she gained valuable experience and was responsible for training Candidate Attorneys in the firm.

From June 2015 to 15 August 2017 Busi worked at Nel Van der Merwe & Smalman Incorporated as a Candidate Attorney with her primary focus being on corporate and commercial law work. Thereafter she was admitted as an Attorney on 15 August 2017 and was retained as an Associate in the Corporate and Commercial Department and practiced as such for a period of one year 9 months.

Busi was responsible for drafting and vetting various commercial agreements, facilitating corporate restructures and corporate transactions, corporate governance, company secretarial work, assisting clients in the negotiation process for mergers and acquisition transactions, advising whether approval is required from any of the regulatory bodies, conducting legal due diligence investigations and managing client relationships. Busi also has experience in drafting and registration of Trusts and the drafting of Wills.

Busi has in-depth knowledge of company law and strives to constantly keep abreast with changes to the law and is always willing to learn more.


  • LLB
  • LLM
  • Admitted Attorney of the High Court with Right of Appearance