Ms Likonelo Lebone from Lesotho is the Chief Legal Officer in the Ministry of Trade and Industry. Her responsibilities include providing legal advice on trade policy and trade-related matters, including the negotiation and implementation of trade agreements such as the SACU+- and SADC, the Economic Partnership Agreement between the SADC member states and the EU, and the COMESA –EAC-SADC FTA Tripartite negotiations. She is also responsible for vetting agreements, preparing legislation drafting instructions, and assessing laws proposed by other Ministries to ensure consistency with trade laws and Lesotho’s obligations under international trade agreements, including the WTO.
Ms Lebone holds a Bachelor of Laws and LL.B. degrees from the National University of Lesotho and an LL.M. in Commercial Law from the University of Cape Town in South Africa.
To contact Ms Lebone, email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.