Tebogo Manchu

Admission to Society of Advocates: 2006


LLB (University of Johannesburg)

Areas of Practice: Administrative, Civil litigation, Commercial, Contracts, Defamation, Delict, Labour, Telecommunications

Languages: English

Cel: 083-468-0330 Tel: 011-263-8900


Tebogo has appeared in the High Court, Labour Court, Labour Appeal Court, Supreme Court of Appeal and the Constitutional Court.

He has also appeared in contractual and construction disputes before the Arbitration Foundation of South Africa.

In addition to his practice, he has been appointed as a chairperson in various disciplinary enquiries and as judge in the Labour Court.



Recent / Major Cases:


Constitutional Court

  • The Citizen Newspaper 1978 (Pty) Ltd and Others v McBride (Johnstone and Others as Amici Curiae)
2011 (8) BCLR 816 (CC) (Defamation)


Supreme Court of Appeal

  • Manyatshe v M&G Media Ltd & others
[2009] JOL 24238 (SCA) (Defamation)
  • Mobile Telephone Networks (Pty) Ltd v SMI Trading CC
2012 (6) SA 638 (SCA) (Electronics Communication Act)
  • Corpclo 2290 CC t/a U-Care and another v Registrar of Banks
[2013] 1 All SA 127 (SCA) (Banks Act)
  • Emergency Medical Supplies and Training CC t/a EMS v Health Professions Council of South Africa and another
[2013] 4 All SA 1 (SCA) (Health Professions Act)


Labour Appeal Court

  • SAPS v POPCRU & another
[2010] 12 BLLR 1263 (LAC)
  • South African Airways (Pty) Ltd v GJJVV [2014] 8 BLLR 748 (LAC)
  • South African Transport and Allied Workers’ Union obo Members v South African Airways (Pty) Ltd and others [2015] 2 BLLR 137 (LAC)


High Court

  • Msimang NO and another v Katuliiba and others
[2013] 1 All SA 580 (GSJ) (Companies Act – Delinquent directors)
  • Executive Officer of the Financial Services Board (“the FSB”) v Cadac Pension Fund; In re Executive Officer of the Financial Services Board v Cadac Pension Fund and others [2015] JOL 33011 (GSJ)  (Pension Fund Act)


Labour Court

  • South African Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa v South African Transport and Allied Workers Union [2012] 22 ILJ 2659 (LC)
  • Fakude and others v Kwikot (Pty) Ltd
[2013] 6 BLLR 580 (LC)
  • Magagane v MTN SA (Pty) Ltd and another
[2013] 8 BLLR 768 (LC)
  • National Democratic Change and Aliied Workers Union (NDCAWU) and others v Cummins Emmission Solutions (Pty) Ltd [2014] 6 BLLR 600 (LC)
  • Malek v Transnet Bargaining Council and others [2014] JOL 32258 (LC)
  • Edcon (Pty) Limited v Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration and others [2015] JOL 34588 (LC)
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