Zuma appoints Hulley as his legal advisor

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has appointed his former lawyer, Michael Hulley, as his legal advisor, the Presidency announced on Wednesday evening.

Hulley, who will perform this role on a part-time basis, will assume his duties with immediate effect.

He will be the second legal advisor to the President and will work with Advocate Bonisiwe Makhene, who was seconded to the Presidency from the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development in 2009.

Hulley expressed his gratitude at the opportunity to serve the President at this level.

"I am humbled by the appointment and look forward to making a meaningful contribution in support of the President and the Presidency,'' he said in a statement.