Thembeka has been a partner at Bowman Gilfillan since 2004. He has a BProc, LLB and LLM degree. Specialising in constitutional and administrative law, he first worked for the Legal Resource Centre and was a law clerk of former Chief Justice Arthur Chaskalson. In his current position he deals with litigation and advisory work, mainly to public sector clients in the areas of discrimination and constitutional, labour and administrative law. He has also acted as an attorney of record in high matters that have been argued before the High Court, Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court of Appeal. Thembeka has published articles on human rights and labour law in accredited journals. Appointed by the president for a five-year period, he currently serves on the South African Law Reform Commission and is a trustee of the Constitutional Court Trust.
Lunch spot: Wandi's, Soweto