Kgaotsang Matthews

Kgaotsang graduated from the University of Botswana with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) in 2001, and is now on her 11th year of practice as a Legal Practitioner.

She started her legal career at the Attorney General’s Chambers in the Civil Litigation Department and worked there for two years primarily doing Civil Litigation work, and acting for and on behalf of the government of Botswana in civil litigation matters. She then moved to Armstrongs, where she worked for four years. Her time at Armstrongs enabled Kgaotsang to gain a solid foundation of Property transactions as well as Corporate/Commercial transactions, and she now heads the Conveyancing / Property department at Moribame Matthews, and jointly with the other Partner of Moribame Matthews, jointly oversee the Corporate/ Commercial Department. Her primary responsibilities at Moribame Matthews include the preparation, examination and registration of all documents regarding conveyancing and notarial work, as well as preparing and conclusion of agreements commercial transactions. Kgaotsang also provides legal advisory work to the Firm’s clientele.

With the aim of increasing the corporate structure of the Firm, Kgaotsang has undergone some courses on commercial law and completed a course on Understanding Commercial Markets at Botswana Stock Exchange, as well as the Commercial Law Programme hosted by the Law Society and supported by the Kellogg Foundation.

Kgaotsang is a citizen of Botswana. Over and above her duties as a Partner the Law Firm, Kgaotsang is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Symphony Health, a newly established medical aid scheme in Botswana. She also sits in the Board of Trustees of the Botswana Book Center, one of the oldest, if not “the” oldest book shops in Botswana. Kgaotsang is also involved in social responsibility charity work, and is currently a member of the Ladies Circle (charitable organisation), as well as a Board Member of the King’s Foundation (also a charitable organisation).