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Hlengiwe Mahlangu

Hlengiwe Mahlangu

Associate | Employment
mobile +27 66 055 8028

it is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err
Mahatma Ghandi

practical experience

Hlengiwe Mahlangu is an Associate in ENSafrica’s Employment department, specialising in general employment law through advisory and litigious work.

She has acted for private and public sector clients, in various industries including IT, engineering, medical and research facilities.

Hlengiwe’s experience includes drafting legal opinions on restraints of trade, unlawful competition, retrenchments in terms of section 189 of the South African Labour Relations Act, 1995, employment equity, sexual harassment, deviation from employment policies and general conduct of disciplinary inquiries. She has extensive experience in drafting employment agreements and HR policies, conducting grievance and misconduct investigations, chairing disciplinary inquiries, formulating charges and prosecuting in disciplinary proceedings.

In addition, Hlengiwe has represented clients in arbitration disputes on unfair dismissal, unfair labour practice, section 188A pre-dismissal inquiry and Labour Court litigation.

area of expertise



  • LLB  (University of Pretoria)
  • Admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa