Thanyani Manyage (Kenny) holds a B Iuris LLB qualification and was admitted to the Johannesburg Society of Advocates in November 2005. Prior to becoming an advocate, he was a prosecutor (1993 to 1999) and a magistrate (1999 to 2005). In addition to his background in criminal law, Kenny also practices more generally in commercial, administrative and labour law. He has appeared in various High Courts and was involved in the Marikana Commission of Inquiry. He has also presided over a number of disciplinary hearings and arbitrations.