MVMT Attorneys provides a wide range of general, corporate and commercial legal services.

We are passionate about doing business in Africa and beyond and want to be your legal partner of choice when it comes to navigating commercial opportunities on the continent.

Our network allows us to take advantage of local insight and knowledge across the entire pan African landscape. We offer a full suite of commercial legal services and are equipped to conduct commercial legal due diligence investigations, provide opinions and negotiate and draft commercial agreements in order to facilitate your operations, investments and growth.

Our firm works closely with clients to pursue claims and remedies within South Africa and abroad, in both alternative dispute resolution, debt recovery and complex litigation proceedings.

We are here to assist you find a custom legal solution for you and your business at competitive fee structures.

About Us

MVMT Attorneys is an incorporated law firm founded in 2016. We are a multi-disciplinary, commercial law firm and are also uniquely positioned to navigate regulatory matters involving both the public and private sector.

We have extensive experience, acquired in our work with various financial institutions, State Owned Entities, government departments, academic institutions, regulators and a host of private and public companies across various industries.

We are focused on finding the right legal solution for you or your organisation and we establish meaningful and enduring relationships with our clients.

We are an empowered law firm and have extensive coverage across Africa through our affiliation with partner firms across the continent.

About Us

BEE status

MVMT Inc. is 100% black owned with Level 1 BEE status and its procurement recognition level is as a 135% empowering supplier.

Our offices

We have office presence in Johannesburg and in Cape Town.


We are experienced, highly qualified, capable and diligent legal professionals, with an excellent track record and a broad range of commercial legal expertise.


With our dynamic, combined and rich experience, we offer a complete range of services and our core expertise includes the following:

Advising on corporate commercial law and general corporate governance.

Corporate Finance, Restructuring of Debt and Private Equity, including setting up offshore vehicles.

Acquisitions and disposals of assets including mergers and fundamental transactions.

Debt funding including syndicated lending, term loans, preference share instruments and related debt and security instruments

Comprehensive commercial due diligence investigations.

Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) advice.

Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).

Labour Law

Sports and Entertainment Law.

Property law including registration of mortgage and notarial bonds and other conveyancing work.

  • Legal Advisor to BEE Consortium on restructuring of debt in a large diamond mining company

  • Legal Advisor to empowerment company in a consortia's bid to acquire major steel company

  • Legal Advisor to empowerment company acquiring shares in various businesses

  • Legal Advisor on clients’ mega-events

  • Assisting various companies and individuals locally and from overseas in starting new businesses in South Africa, new business development and other commercial deals

  • Assisting various non-profit companies with legal advice and compliance and on projects

  • Submitting and presenting on commercial matters in Parliament

  • Review of current and new (relevant) legislation and its impact on clients

  • Advisor of directors' roles and responsibilities, other matters and training in terms of the South African Companies' Act and other forms of commercial law

  • Guiding clients on potential pre-litigation, litigation or ADR process. Experience of involvement in major litigation matters for clients at top tier law firms and in own practice

  • Advisor to sports personality/celebrity in starting a soccer academy and soccer club and dealing with sponsors, media and other stakeholders

  • Legal advisor to clients including sports and media personalities and organisations on various business related matters

  • Legal Advisor on employment matters of clients

  • Legal Advisor to private equity funds and financiers

  • Legal Advisor to clients in financing transactions

  • Appointed to the panel of legal advisors to the Public Investment Corporation SOC Limited for Banking and Commercial Law

And we are?

Meet the team

Heinrich Valentine

Heinrich Valentine

Managing Director

Dispute Resolution.

Heinrich Valentine was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in September 2004. He obtained his BA (Law) degree in 1999 and LLB degree in 2001 from Rhodes University. He went on to read for an LLM degree in Environmental Law at The University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg which he completed with distinction in 2008.

Sohini Rubykisoon

Sohini Rubykisoon


Dispute Resolution and Conveyancing.

Sohini Rubykisoon is an admitted attorney and conveyancer of the High Court of South Africa. Her qualifications include an LLB degree from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal (Howard College) in 2005, an Insolvency Diploma from the University of Pretoria and a Certificate in Banking and Financial Markets from the University of the Witwatersrand.

Tahira Ally

Audacious Tawanda Dzinouya

Senior Associate

Dispute Resolution

Audacious Dzinouya is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa. His qualifications include an LLB degree from the University of Witwatersrand and an LLM (Banking Law) from the University of Johannesburg.

Tahira Ally

Ayanda Nkosi


Ayanda Nkosi is an admitted as an Attorney of the High Court. She possesses an LLB degree obtained from the University of Johannesburg.

Kabelo Moja

Kabelo Moja


Corporate and Commercial Law.

Kabelo Moja is a qualified and admitted attorney of the High Court of the Republic of South Africa. His qualifications include an LLB, a Postgraduate Diploma in Tax from the University of the Witwatersrand and an LLM from the University of Pretoria.

Tahira Ally

Cézanne Britain


Corporate and Commercial Law

Cézanne Britain is an admitted legal practitioner and conveyancer of the High Court of South Africa since 2003. She obtained her LLB degree in 2000 and LLM (cum laude) in International Trade and Business Law from the University of the Western Cape in 2011.

Tahira Ally

Simphiwe Ndamase


Corporate and Commercial Law

Simphiwe Ndamase obtained an LLB degree in 2015 from the University of South Africa and a Postgraduate Certificate in Banking and Financial Markets from the University of the Witwatersrand in 2016.

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