Afzal Mosam SC

Professional background and experience:

Afzal Mosam is a senior counsel practicing as an Advocate at the Johannesburg Bar. Afzal joined the Johannesburg Bar in 2003 and specializes in Labour, Administrative, Constitutional and Foreign Exchange Law. Afzal has 26 years of experience in litigation and also specializes in mediation and arbitration, particularly in complex Labour and Commercial disputes.

Afzal was admitted to the IMSSA Mediation and Training Panel in 1994. Thereafter he completed his articles of clerkship and joined the CCMA in 1996. During his tenure at the CCMA, he occupied various posts including Convening Senior Commissioner, Free State and Senior Commissioner, Gauteng.

Afzal is a member of Tokiso, as well as a member of the Arbitration Foundation of South Africa and the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution, UK. Afzal has acted as a Judge in the Labour Court and High Court on a number of occasions. He has previously chaired the Essential Services Committee at the behest of the Minister of Labour. He also was the Chairperson of the South African Football Association Dispute Resolution Committee. Afzal presently sits as an arbitrator on SAFA’s Arbitration panel. Afzal has been accredited as a trainer by IMSSA, CCMA, AFSA and the GCB.

Mediation experience and style:

Afzal commenced his training as a mediator with IMSSA in 1994. He then mediated and arbitrated on behalf of the CCMA and various bargaining councils. In 2003 Afzal joined the Johannesburg Bar and has mediated and arbitrated a number of commercial and labour disputes. He has also been utilised by various organisations to conduct mediation, arbitration and general litigation skills training.

Comments from mediation clients:

Afzal is a recognized senior mediator and has received positive feed-back from a number of parties.

Further info


Banking & Finance
Construction & Engineering
Energy & Natural Resources
Healthcare & Pharmaceutical
Information, Communication & Technology
Media & Entertainment
Public Sector

Dispute Types

Agency Agreements
Community Disputes
Contractual Disputes of all kinds
Environmental Damage
Labour / Management
Land Ownership
Private Client
Professional Negligence
Reputation Management