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Mtho Maphumulo

Senior Associate | Litigation Attorney

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About me

Mtho Maphumulo graduated at UKZN with several distinctions, academic awards and Dean’s Commendation. During this period, he served active leadership roles in many students’ organisations including the Black Lawyers Association Student Chapter, Students for Law and Social Justice. Upon completion of his LLB degree, he joined Adams & Adams wherein he served his 2 years of articles.

Mtho Maphumulo is a senior associate in the personal injury and insurance departments. He specialises in civil litigation with special emphasis on personal injury related matters, which includes, inter alia, Road Accident Fund, aviation claims, product liability claims, medical negligence, slip and fall and wrongful arrest claims, professional indemnity matters, and insurance related matters.

Mtho also specialises in claims against PRASA/Metrorail train accident claims, fall or push claims against public transport providers as well as aviation accident claims.

Further, Mtho’s expertise includes claims against the Minister of Police and other law enforcement agencies where he assists clients with police assault claims; malicious prosecution; wrongful arrest or detention claims.

Furthermore, he assists clients to investigate and litigate aspects relevant to personal injuries or loss that occur as a result of animal attacks; dog bites; lift, gate and door malfunction; poorly fitted and maintained equipment and malfunctioning equipment.

With the Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008 which came into effect on 31 March 2011, Mtho assists clients where injuries or loss occurs as a resultant of a faulty or defective product.

Mtho is a frequent and influential writer on the issues pertaining to personal injury claims with some of his articles having appeared on publications including, among others, Without Prejudice, Lexology, BusinessBrief, Risk Alert Bulletin, The Star Newspaper; Pretoria News; The Cape Argus Newspaper; The Daily News, etc.

Mtho is also a frequent contributor and commentator on variety of legal issues on various radio stations and television. He also does talks on contemporary legal issues.

Since the start of COVID-19 pandemic, Mtho has been involved in a lot of legal discussions on various platforms – radio; television; newspaper journalists; etc. His written material has gained a massive media coverage with many journalists now listing him on their legal contact list for legal related issues.

  • Insurance Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury Claims
  • Professional Negligence
  • Road Accident Fund Claims
  • Product Liability Claims
  • Public Injury Claims
  • Transportation Injury Claims
  • Animal Injury Claims
  • Claims against the Police and other law enforcement agencies

Academic Record

  • Certificate in Medical Law (First Class, A+) – L.E.A.D | 2018
  • LLB – University of KwaZulu-Natal, Howard College | 2015


  • Admitted Attorney | 2018


  • Legal Practice Council (LPC) – Member
  • Gauteng Attorneys Association (GAA) – Member
  • Pretoria Attorneys Association (PAA) – Member

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