Sabeeha Kathrada

Senior Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc

Johannesburg
South Africa
T:+27 11 301 3243
Johannesburg
South Africa
T:+27 11 301 3243
Sabeeha Kathrada

Sabeeha Kathrada

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Biography

Sabeeha is a Senior Associate in the corporate and commercial litigation team based in Johannesburg, with a focus on the regulatory, compliance and investigations practice. 

Sabeeha has advised clients in the public and private sectors on various aspects of regulatory law and a wide-ranging consideration of risk-advisory matters, including business ethics and anti-corruption, investigations and compliance advice.

On business ethics and anti-corruption, Sabeeha has assisted clients on aspects of complex corporate investigations and white collar crime and is also deeply involved in conducting business partner due-diligence reports.  She also supports clients in navigating the broad spectrum of regulatory and compliance challenges, and is involved in the anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing practices.

Sabeeha regularly provides clients with business ethics and anti-corruption, and anti-money laundering training.

Sabeeha has experience in various aspects of corporate governance, as well as in corporate and commercial disputes.


Professional experience

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  • LLB, with distinction, University of the Witwatersrand
  • BA (International Relations and Law) University of the Witwatersrand
  • Attorney, qualified in South Africa 2019

A multinational mining company – Conducting reviews and preparing anti-corruption due diligence reports of potential business partners

A multinational nutrition company – Conducting reviews and preparing anti-corruption due diligence reports of potential third party distributors.

Listed packaged goods company – Conduct an internal investigation in respect of allegations of misconduct against senior management and provide legal advice thereto, as well as civil recovery litigation.

Multinational logistics provider - Conduct an internal investigation in respect of allegations of misconduct against senior South African management and provide legal advice thereto as well as civil recovery litigation.

Listed multi-national African supermarket group – Assist with and advise on complex cross-border internal forensic accounting investigation, working alongside big four accounting firm, on instructions of Board committee.

National Sporting Body - Conduct an internal investigation for and advising the client pursuant to allegations of management misconduct.

Global consulting and advisory firm – Advise the client as part of a full-fledged risk-advisory mandate dealing with the entity's global corporate structure, corporate governance, policies and procedures and legal, regulatory and reputational considerations.

Large development finance institution - Advice in relation to procurement processes pursuant to panel appointments.

Large development finance institution - Advice in relation to statutory audit requirements.

French luxury goods retailer – Advise the client on its anti-money laundering obligations in South Africa. 

Multinational mining company - Advise the client on its anti-money laundering obligations in South Africa. 

  • Co-author of the South African chapter of the International Comparative Legal Guide "Corporate Investigations: A practical cross-border insight into corporate investigations", fourth edition
  • Co-author of the Legal 500 Country Comparative Guide on Bribery and Corruption for the South Africa chapter
  • Co-author of the Norton Rose Fulbright Global Guide to Legal Privilege from a South Africa perspective
  • English

Knowledge

South Africa: Bribery & Corruption

Publication | January 21, 2021