Mahashini Govender is a commercial lawyer with extensive experience in downstream, retail/commercial operations of oil companies. Her main client is one of the major oil companies in South Africa.


Mahashini assists clients with review and redrafting of MOIs; drafting various types of commercial agreements including sale of business, property and shares agreements, shareholders’ agreements, various types of lease agreements, supply agreements and distribution agreements.


Her downstream retail practice involves securing property or sites and tie agreements between oil companies, operators and land owners, including supply agreements, lease agreements, commenting on standard documents and registration of securities.


This also includes reconstruction of standard agreements between oil companies, manufacturers, suppliers and distributors of various petroleum products.


Mahashini is involved in commercial property transactions associated with oil operations and infrastructure expansion, and in preparing agreements relating to service stations including specially designed leases and servitudes and co-operation agreements relating to property developments.




Energy Regulatory

Energy, Resources


LLB - University of KwaZulu-Natal

Bar Admissions

17 August 2007

Court Admissions

High Court