Lara Kahn
Lara Kahn
Position: Partner
 
Practice: Dispute Resolution, Reconstruction Turnaround and Recovery
 
Office: Cape Town
 
Telephone: +27 21 431 7283
 
Email: lara.kahn@webberwentzel.com
 

Lara Kahn is a partner in the Dispute Resolution Practice at Webber Wentzel.

She has extensive experience in insolvency related matters, including liquidations and has a particular interest in and specialist knowledge of business rescue.  She has acted for business rescue practitioners, creditors and the suppliers of post-commencement finance in a number of large and high-profile business rescues.

Lara has also acted for liquidators and other clients in forensic investigations by running formal enquiries as well as the resulting litigation.  Her expertise extends to contractual litigation and litigation in the financial services field.

Her expertise has been recognised by various international research organisations including Legal 500 (Dispute Resolution).

She has written on the topic of business rescue.

Lara has BA and LLB degrees from the University of Cape Town.

Areas of expertise
  • Business rescue and restructuring
  • Commercial litigation and settling of commercial disputes
  • Insolvency law, liquidations and sequestrations
Highlights
  • Named by:
    • Legal 500 2014 - 2017 as a legal expert (Dispute Resolution).
    • Chambers Global 2017 as a leading lawyer (Restructuring/Insolvency)
  • Member of the:
    • Turnaround Management Association Southern Africa (TMA).
    • South African Restructuring and Insolvency Practitioners Association (SARIPA).