Mumtaz was admitted as an attorney in 2002 after completing her articles at a prominent Cape Town law firm. Whilst serving her articles and subsequent to her admission, having been invited to stay on as a professional assistant, she gained valuable experience in a number of areas of law, including criminal and civil litigation in the Magistrate’s and High Courts, arbitrations, marital law, labour law, contractual law, wills and estates and motor vehicle accident claims.
From 2003 onwards Mumtaz acted on behalf of the Road Accident Fund as one of their panel attorneys, gaining sound experience in personal injury law.
Mumtaz was appointed as an associate at DSC Attorneys in September 2006 and since then has acted on behalf of the victims of road accidents against the Road Accident Fund. She was promoted to senior associate during 2012.
Mumtaz is regularly involved in High Court litigation in various jurisdictions and has extended her practice to include actions arising out of police assaults as well as actions against Metrorail.