Moemedi Tafa


Profession: Attorney
Nationality: Motswana
Languages: English, Setswana, Kalanga
Years with the firm: 9


LL.B (University of Pretoria) 2011

BCom Law (University of Pretoria) 2010

Professional Qualifications

Admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of Botswana 2011

Board Membership/Directorship

Board Member – Air Botswana

Directorship – Signet Direct Diamond Sourcing (Botswana) (Pty) Ltd

Directorship – High Ventures (Pty) Ltd

Professional Memberships

Member of the Botswana Law Society

Partner Profile

As Partner, Moemedi Tafa, together with John Carr-Hartley, heads up the Armstrongs Litigation Department. He, additionally oversees the Employment and Human Resources Practice. He is extensively involved in advising and rendering opinions on company formations, drafting and reviewing of commercial and employment agreements and advising on various general business and employment issues.

Moemedi is regularly involved in several high-end corporate litigation matters and undertakes corporate commercial and labour litigation in the High Court, the Industrial Court and Court of Appeal. He has acted, and continues to act, for multinational organisations, parastatals and various entities in the mining, construction, banking and regulatory environments. Moemedi is well-renowned for his practical and solution-orientated approach to matters.


Moemedi has experience in the following areas:

Shareholder disputes, liquidations and sequestrations

Acting in and advising on FIDIC and JBCC construction agreements

Engagement with clients on Employment Law matters

Providing regulatory and compliance advice on pension law disputes

Providing regulatory and compliance advice on gambling and licensing disputes

Advising international organisations on anti-bribery and anti-corruption domestic laws


I have worked with MJ for a little over 4 years now and throughout my dealings with him, I have found him to command very strong technical knowledge, particularly in Labour Law. In fact I have seen MJ in action and I am quite humbled by his persona and mastery of content.” – Tumelo Mokowe( HR Director), Barclays Botswana

Moemedi is very reliable and certainly dependable, the personalised service makes it easier for informed consultations which at the end of the day results in improved service!” – Kelebogile Raletsatsi (Senior Legal Manager), Stanbic Bank Botswana

Specialises In:

Employment & Labour Relations
Corporate & Commercial Litigation
Building & Civil Engineering Arbitrations
Liquidations & Insolvencies
Cyber/E-Commerce Law advice