Experience

  • Legal Advisor / Claims Specialist

    at Leppard Underwriting

    May 2018 - at Present

    Gauteng

    Professional indemnity Security liability Public liability Products liability Motor claims Attend to investigations and research Prepare legal opinions and provide legal advice Attend to claims registration and management of historical claims Attend to internal assessment of claims and express a view on conduct of matter Procure further information from brokers and provide regular reports Appoint and liaise with loss adjustors and external legal counsel, critically considering points received, providing instructions and forging workable relationships Make decisions and formulate a view regarding settlements and management of legal costs Attend to claims settlement negotiations Draft settlement agreements Assist in preparing FAIS Ombud responses and undertaking appeals Contracts interpretation Attend to contract reviews and vetting agreements Attend to consultations with clients and external legal counsel Develop and build relationship with clients and stakeholders

  • Candidate Attorney

    at Clyde & Co

    February 2016 - May 2018

    Gauteng

    Insurance litigation Commercial litigation Medical law Medical malpractice Mine Health & Safety Public liability and personal injury Administrative law Compile briefs to counsel and experts Attend trials and arbitrations Attend consults with clients and counsel Attend to legal research and opinions Attend to interpretation of legislation and contracts Provide clients with commentary on legislation Provide corporations with regulatory advice Attend to the review and drafting of legal documents Member of Employment Equity Committee Assist in defending large-scale clients against public liability claims Assist in defending a number of healthcare professionals against claims for professional negligence Assist in preparing FAIS Ombud responses Assist medical practitioners with HPCSA responses Assist in advising healthcare professionals on ethical and professional exposure Assist in preparation for the Health and Safety Inquiry into the Grayston Bridge collapse

Education

  • Higher Certificate in SHort-Term Insurance

    at Milpark Education

    2019 - 2019 (1 year)

  • LLB Law

    at University of Pretoria

    2012 - 2015 (3 years) Gauteng

Languages

  • English Negotiation

  • Tswana Native

  • Southern sotho Conversation

  • Zulu Elementary

Hives