Web Round ShakiraDesignation: Associate

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Notary Public
Adv Cert Insolvency Litigation & Administration Practice

Focus Area: Commercial Law

Shakira Ahmed was born and raised in Port Elizabeth and completed her LLB degree at the University of Port Elizabeth (now Nelson Mandela University) in 2005.

In 2006 Shakira commenced her articles at Van Rooyen & Efstratiou and was later appointed as a partner in 2012.

Shakira is an admitted attorney, notary and conveyancer and is an examiner for the for the attorney's admission exams as well as the notary and conveyancer exams.

Over her career Shakira has gained experience across various practice fields and has taken a particular interest in property-related matters, evictions, liquidations, sequestrations and insurance litigation.

Shakira joined Joubert Galpin Searle in 2015 in the Conveyancing division where she attended to assisting clients with bond registration matters. In 2016 Shakira moved to our Litigation division where she assisted clients with general civil litigation and insurance litigation.

In July 2020 Shakira took up a position in our Commercial division where she now assists clients with commercial-related issues and litigation.

In her free time away from the office, Shakira enjoys baking, reading and painting.