Thato Mashishi, Legal Consultant, KPMG Legal Services
Thato Mashishi is an admitted attorney of the High Court in South Africa. He holds a Bachelor of Laws from the North-West University. He has recently completed a Master of Laws in Corporate Law from the University of Pretoria and he is currently pursuing a Postgraduate Diploma in Taxation with the University of the Witwatersrand.
Thato Mashishi is currently serving as a Legal Consultant at KPMG Legal Services and he focuses on Mergers and Acquisitions, Financial Services Law and General Corporate and Commercial Law.
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