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Enhancing Innovation, Technologically

May 3,2023

Continuing Werksmans’ multi-disciplinary approach in providing our clients with innovative approaches that go beyond the law into wider, business critical arenas, we proudly welcome four new team members to the Firm in May 2023. Directors, Preeta Bhagattjee and Aphindile Govuza together with the remaining members of their team, Candidate Attorneys, Morris Netshipale and Hlonelwa Lutuli join our commercial department specialising in technology law.

These appointments play a pivotal role in key economic sectors. Technology impacts almost every aspect of corporate and consumer behaviour transforming the way in which our clients conduct their businesses at an exponential pace.

Preeta is one of the pre-eminent technology and fintech law practitioners in South Africa and is uniquely positioned to apply her extensive experience to provide strategic and specialist legal advice to blue chip clients across the breadth of technology and digital innovation, communications and digital law, data protection, cyber-security and intellectual property. She also provides cutting edge advice on fintech, health-tech, reg-tech and insure-tech and on digital and virtual transformation and business sourcing strategies. She is ranked by Chambers Global as a Band 1 lawyer in IT & Telecommunications law and Band 2 in Fintech Law.

Aphindile, similarly has extensive experience in complex commercial ICT contract drafting and negotiation, as well as in advising in the fields of, amongst others, data protection and privacy, electronic communications, cyber-security, fintech, cloud computing and computer coding and development.

Werksmans is proud to welcome our new team members who undoubtedly enhance our offering in this crucial legal sector.

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