Serika Singh


Serika is a director of Malan Scholes Inc. She was admitted as an attorney in 2011.

Her area of practice is litigation. She primarily deals with High Court litigation matters with a focus on administrative law, mining law, land-use and commercial litigation as well as advising on commercial disputes and disputes with the State, including the regulators of mineral resources.

+27 (0)10 020 5022





  • BComm LLB
  • Certificate in Advanced Company Law 1
  • Certificate in Mining and Prospecting Law
  • Attorney of the High Court of South Africa

Recent Experience:

  •  Acted for numerous mining houses in review applications against decisions taken (or a failure to take a decision) by the regulators of mineral resources and water affairs, including decisions in respect of mining and prospecting right applications, section 11 applications and appeals
  •  Assisted numerous mining houses with internal appeals in terms of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development, 2002 against decisions taken by the regulators of mineral resources
  •  Acted for mining houses in court applications to obtain access to the prospecting and mining areas
  • Advised numerous mining houses on their rights to access prospecting and mining areas and disputes in relation to lease agreements over prospecting and mining areas
  • Acted for clients in numerous urgent court applications, including applications to interdict unlawful stoppage of mining operations