Within her own practice Nolutando Pumeza Bono makes a determined effort to empower and develop her staff. She trusts her gut feel when it comes to identifying and nurturing talented individuals. As a leader she has found empathy, delegation and assertiveness to be keys to success. One of the Top 40 under 40 Achievers in 2012 and going on to be awarded the BWA Investec 2016 Regional Business Achiever award, under her leadership, what is important to her, is that anyone who leaves her employment should have grown and now be sought after in the industry. A highlight of her 12 years in practice was working with the Land Reform and the Extension of Security of Tenure Act (ESTA) as part of the panel that represented farm workers who faced eviction from their home, some after a history of 100years of living on a farm. The human element of these cases had a profound effect on her, making them some of the most fulfilling of her career. Founder of the Justlikemychild Foundation and member of the Unity in Africa Foundation and the Vision for Woman Foundation, serving her community is a part of what she does and who she is. It is entrenched in the walls of her business. Law by chance and success by her own design, Pumeza Bono is the quintessential successful South African Professional of our time.