Gm legal: South Africa
Rebotile Bopape started her legal career as a Candidate Attorney at Webber Wentzel Attorneys in 2003. She worked in the Telecommunications and Broadcasting Department and practiced as an expert in telecommunications, broadcasting and entertainment law.
In line with her career plans, she moved to a corporate environment in 2009 when she was appointed as Legal Counsel for MultiChoice (South Africa). In 2013, she was appointed as the General Manager of Legal for MultiChoice Africa, Southern Africa Region and was responsible
for setting up the legal department for the Region.
In 2015, Rebotile was announced as one of the Top 100 Corporate Counsel in Africa by The Legal 500, and her team was included in the list of the Top 500 In-house Legal Teams in Africa in 2016.
She holds an LLB Degree, a Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Law and a certificate in Advanced Broadcasting Law. She completed a Management Advancement Programme with WITS Business School in 2010, a Women in Leadership Programme with GIBS in 2013 and is currently in her second year of studies for her Masters in Business Administration degree. In addition, she has completed a number of other managerial and legal courses to further her knowledge and enhance her expertise.
One of her best traits is her interpersonal skills. She has a facilitating nature, has a calm demeanour and is able to bring different people together.
She has appeared as a speaker and facilitator at numerous workshops organised for the legal fraternity. She was the chairperson of the judging panel of the Women In Law Awards (WOZA) which was launched in 2019. She also formed part of the advisory panel for Corporate Counsel