Member type: Junior Counsel
Admission to Society: 2015
Areas of Practice: General civil and commercial practice.
Qualifications: LLB (University of the Witwatersrand)
Zaheera was called to the Bar in 2015. She obtained an LLB degree in 2007 and subsequently practiced as an attorney for 7 years finally in the position of a senior associate in the commercial litigation department of a law firm based in Sandton.
She completed her pupillage in the fields of intellectual property and competition law, at the Johannesburg Bar, Group One, where she has since been practicing.
She conducts a diverse commercial litigation practice, which includes the fields of contract, company law, trusts, insolvency, restraints of trade, corporate law, and access to information. She has experience in the fields of property law, construction and mining law, media and entertainment law (particularly defamation, privacy and copyright issues) and administrative law and constitutional litigation.
She has appeared in the Constitutional Court; various High Courts; Labour Court; Magistrate’s Court, and at arbitrations, tribunals and mediations. She has acted for many large, national, and global corporations in significant disputes.
She is also an accredited mediator and conducts commercial mediations as mediator and advises parties in mediations.