Commissioner Thembelihle Precious Dlamini
Commissioner Thembelihle Dlamini is a member of the Board and is an astute legal professional whose legal career has spanned over 14 years, 10 of which have been with the Eswatini Competition Commission (ESCC) where she has transcended into different positions. She is currently the Legal Adviser and Company Secretary at the ESCC and holds inter alia, an LLB degree (University of Swaziland), MA in EU Competition Law and a Postgraduate diploma in EU Law from Kings College in London. She was admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of Swaziland in February 2012 and has vast experience on competition and consumer law as well as other fields of the law. She has worked in private practice and public service where she worked at the Attorney General’s office.
At the ESCC, Commissioner Dlamini has for the last 10 years been reading and analysing various legal documents lodged by parties and drafting legal opinions on broader competition and consumer law. This ultimately facilitates informed and sound decision making by case teams conducting various investigations. In addition, Commissioner Dlamini has also been drafting pleadings, representing the ESCC during hearing of cases, assisting case teams in various investigations and the ESCC in various legal challenges arising from their work. As Company Secretary, she provides legal support and guidance to the Board and its Committees on Governance, Ethics, Conflicts, and duties.
She is currently the Chairperson of the Finance and Administration Committee and a member of the CID.