Anika de Kock
Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc
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Related services and key industries
- Litigation and disputes
- Product liability
- Construction and engineering
Anika is an insurance litigation lawyer based in Johannesburg.
Anika specialises in all aspects of insurance and insolvency law including related litigation and dispute resolution. This includes debt recoveries, liquidations, liability insurance, subrogated recoveries, personal injury claims and construction disputes.
Anika has experience in drafting security documentation as well as managing disputes that arise from deeds of suretyship, agreements of cession and indemnities.
Anika has assisted with debt recoveries on behalf of a bank, some of these recoveries involved liquidation proceedings and sequestration proceedings and she has experience in the managing and application of claims of this nature.
- LLB – University of Pretoria (2014-2017)
- LLM in Insurance Law and Governance – University of Pretoria (2021-2022)
- Attorney, qualified in South Africa 2020
- Anika was the co-author of an article entitled "Voetstoots clause doesn't cover fraudulent misrepresentation" which was republished by a number of media outlets including:
- The Star – Business Report When 'voetstoots' doesn't cover property defects (iol.co.za)
- The Cape Times Business Report When 'voetstoots' doesn't cover property defects (iol.co.za)
- The Independent on Saturday Independent On Saturday (pressreader.com)
- Anika was the co-author of an article published in the FA News entitled "Failure of school to provide proper first aid providers at a rugby match is negligent" - https://www.fanews.co.za/article/legal-affairs/10/general/1120/failure-of- school-to-provide-proper-first-aid-providers-at-a-rugby-match-is- negligent/36443
- Anika was the co-author of an article entitled "Indemnity backing an insurance guarantee within a group of companies without Section 45 compliance is void" published in the FA News on the 18th of January 2023 as well as the Insurance Getaway - https://www.fanews.co.za/article/legal-affairs/10/general/1120/indemnity- backing-an-insurance-guarantee-within-a-group-of-companies-without-section- 45-compliance-is-void/36200
- Anika was the co-author of an article published in the FA News on the 3rd of October 2022 entitled "Medical schemes cannot refuse to pay for single available treatment of a rare condition because it is not 'prevalent'" - https://www.fanews.co.za/article/legal-affairs/10/general/1120/medical-schemes-cannot-refuse-to-pay-for-single-available-treatment-of-a-rare- condition-because-it-is-not-prevalent/35579
- Anika was the co-author of an article published in the FA News on the 26th of May 2022 entitled "shop owners need to reasonably protect their patrons" https://www.fanews.co.za/article/legal-affairs/10/general/1120/shop-owners- need-to-reasonably-protect-their-patrons/34616
- Anika was a co-author of an article published in the Medical Brief on the 6th of April 2022 entitled: "Pandemics predicted deluge of medical malpractice claims hasn't happened" https://www.medicalbrief.co.za/pandemics-predicted- deluge-of-medical-malpractice-claims-hasnt-happened/
- Anika was a co-author on a blog post published on the 23rd of February 2022 discussing the Discovery Insure Limited v Masindi case wherein the court dealt with claims tainted by fraud https://www.financialinstitutionslegalsnapshot.com/2022/02/forfeiture-clauses- and-claims-tainted-by-fraud/
- Anika was the co-author of a blog published on 5 October 2021 which discussed instances when an insured can institute action against a third party wrongdoer to recover its excess https://www.financialinstitutionslegalsnapshot.com/2021/10/when-can-an- insured-institute-action-to-recover-its-excess-from-a-third-party-wrongdoer/
- The Legal Practice Council
- Gauteng Women in Insurance