Zurayda Mayet


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Overview & Experience


Zurayda’s specialises in commercial matters. Her experience includes the drafting and negotiation of commercial documents, advisory work on matters relating to mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, due diligence investigations, drafting shareholders agreements, sale of shares, memoranda of incorporation subscription agreements, board and shareholder resolutions and drafting of legal opinions and the identification of legal risks both in South Africa and Lesotho. 

Areas of Expertise
Commercial Law
Corporate Law
Business Law

Zurayda Mayet, grew up in the city of Maputsoe in Lesotho. She is an avid writer, initially achieved a BA degree majoring in Media Studies and Journalism before working as a teacher in underprivileged school.  However, her passion for social justice and women empowerment compelled her to go on to complete an LLB degree at Wits University in South Africa.

Zurayda joined Webber Newdigate Attorneys in Lesotho and its sister firm Webbers Attorneys in South Africa in 2018. Since then, she has acted on behalf of a wide range of clients that include multi-national corporations, government institutions, non-governmental organisations, private individuals, listed and unlisted companies.

Her experience stretches across corporate, commercial, and company law in various sectors both in South Africa and Lesotho which includes: 

  • Mining
  • Environmental law 
  • Telecommunications
  • Insurance
  • Project, corporate and microfinance
  • Banking and finance
  • Exchange control
  • Liquidations
  • Group restructures
  • Anti-bribery and corruption policies and investigations
  • Preparation of loan facilities
  • Consumer protection
  • Data protection
  • Construction and Engineering 
  • Risk and compliance 


  • BA (Media Studies) (UFS)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education (UNISA)
  • LLB (WITS)
  • LLM (UFS)
  • Risk and Compliance Management (UCT)
  • Admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa
  • Admitted attorney of the High Court and Court of Appeal of Lesotho 

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