Designation: Equity Director
Work: +27 41 396 9257
Mobile 078 456 9711
Focus area: Insurance
After graduating from Rhodes University, Salma completed her training at JGS under her mentor, Michael Searle, who was senior partner at the time. It was from him she gained invaluable insights into the spirit as well as into the meaning of the law. She left after having served her apprenticeship here and is now back with wider experiences and added knowledge, happy to bring something back to JGS. Salma now heads the firm's Litigation division.
Salma describes herself as a team player as well as a mad individualist and she expects to use both aspects of her personality to enrich the mix at JGS.
Salma is the single mother of a delightful daughter who keeps her on her toes. They spend a lot of time with Salma's mother and family, surrounded by love, support and mountains of great food. Salma loves to cook and entertain. She has three close friends whom she describes as strong women who keep her intellectually stimulated and emotionally grounded. Best of all are those rare hours when she can curl up on a sofa, reading Michael Ondaatje or listening to jazz.
During her years in practice, she has built up valuable relationships with her clients. She hopes they're going to be glad to have her back – with even more VA VA VOOM. Her message to her new clients is simple ... watch this space!