Juanita is a Senior Associate in the Commercial Practice Group at Phatshoane Henney Attorneys.
Juanita obtained her BA (Law), LL.B. and LL.M (cum laude) degrees at the University of Stellenbosch, where she also worked as a Research Assistant in the Mercantile Law Department prior to being appointed to serve articles in the Commercial Practice Group at Phatshoane Henney Attorneys. During her university studies Juanita was involved in various community projects and societies and also acted as a Legal Advisor at the Stellenbosch Legal Aid Clinic, gaining valuable experience early in her career in working with clients.
Juanita provides corporate and commercial law services to clients and is involved with a broad range of commercial transactions. In addition to commercial law, Juanita also advises on intellectual property law (IP) matters, the drafting of IP agreements (such as confidentiality, licensing, and transfer agreements) and other IP transactions, as well as ecommerce and information technology law. The modern business world requires commercial specialists that understand intellectual property, information technology and data protection to provide effective solutions that address the needs of the modern business. This is where Juanita applies her multi-disciplinary skills and problem-solving mentality to help clients bridge the divide and move their business online.
Juanita is actively involved as a Training Facilitator in the Training Committee of Phatshoane Henney Attorneys and heads up the community projects portfolio in the firm’s Associate Committee.
When not researching new developments, Juanita enjoys spending time with friends and family, being outdoors and staying fit.
LL.M (cum laude)
Attorney of the High Court of South Africa
Free State Law Society