Bulelwa Mabasa

Bulelwa Mabasa is a mother of four who lives in Johannesburg. As director and head of the Land Reform, Restitution and Tenure practice at Werksmans Attorneys, her expertise is spread across commercial dispute resolution, mining litigation, mining regulation, land reform and administrative and constitutional law. Bulelwa was appointed by President Cyril Ramaphosa as the only attorney on the Presidential Expert Advisory Panel on Land Reform and Agriculture in 2018. She is the co-editor of Land in South Africa: Contested Meanings and Nation Formation (2021), the country’s leading book on land reform. Her memoir, My Land Obsession, is her first book.