Tiyani Majoko; Founder of Lawgistics is set to ‘disrupt the status quo of the law.’
If you’ve never heard of Tiyani Majoko, here’s your chance to know her. This leading lady is setting the pace in the legal firm and we are a little envious. Tiyani is a co-founder of Lawgistics legal consultancy firm, Code Hub Africa and founder of The Legal Werk.
Tiyani is an admitted attorney with 6 years’ experience including time at international firm Hogan Lovells. At 26 years old she co-founded Lawgistics Legal Consultants, with her father who is also an attorney, a niche legal consultancy with a specific focus on providing advice on environmental, labour, health and safety, regulatory and commercial law. Lawgistics was founded on the vision to
“disrupt the status quo of the law” with its dynamic, young leadership and collaborative work model. In 5 years the team has grown to 10 attorneys in various capacities.
She provides multi-disciplinary legal and related services, primarily to the Mining and Downstream Energy sectors. Her area of expertise is in the commercial law drafting, conducting compliance audits, preparation, revision and implementation of Social and Labour Plans in the mining sector.
She has experience in various aspects related to deal structuring and fund raising in Africa, having
worked on energy and mining projects in jurisdictions like Mozambique and the Democratic Republic
of Congo. Tiyani is a skilled writer and is a contributor to the publications such as the Huffington Post, She
Leads Africa and also manages her own online publication called The Legal Werk. She served on the Black Management Forum’s Sandton Branch and is responsible for the entrepreneurship committee within Women in Mining South Africa. She also founded The African Emancipation Foundation which is a non-profit company which equips entrepreneurs through a series of workshops and events.
Tiyani is the co-founder of Code Hub Africa which aims to equip African youth with ICT and digital
skills, they are currently working on implementing the Miner of the Future program in mining communities. Her vision is to translate mining towns into technological hubs for their sustainability in the face of the fourth industrial revolution.
Tiyani is an alumnus of the Brightest Young Minds (2015), and named was among the Sowetan 100 Young Bosses (2016), Mail and Guardian Top 200 Young South Africans -for Justice and Law (2017), Avance 100 Top Influential South Africans and is an alumni of the Mandela Washington Fellowship (2017). She is a strategist, speaker and innovator with great energy and excitement about the future of Africa.
Tiyani is a very strong communicator and uses her personal story to share her values- sharing how
13 years old she overcame the tragedy of losing her mother, who was also a lawyer and 2 siblings to
murder by her uncle, who was subsequently sentenced to death in Botswana. Tiyani uses her story
to inspire hope, faith and courage to youth and women. She has participated as an MC, panellist and
keynote speaker on various speaking platforms in such as at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy
for Girls, Take a Girl Child to Work hosted by UBS, How we Mine in South Africa hosted by Mining for
Shared Value, Black Girls Rising event in 2016 and was selected as one of top 12 pitches at the Global
Entrepreneurship Congress in 2017.
What more can we say? Well done Tiyani!!!