Lisa is a partner in the Insurance & Legal Liability Practice Group of Webber Wentzel. She has a BA (WITS), BIuris, and LLB from UNISA. Lisa has practiced in the firm's litigation and dispute resolution team since January 1997.
Lisa specializes predominantly in insurance and medical industries.
She has expertise in professional negligence, product liability, public liability, commercial crimes, construction and engineering, mining litigation and the South African Consumer Protection law.
Lisa conducts complex disputes for and provides advice to various commercial clients, hospital groups, members of the medical profession, pharmaceutical companies, mining and construction entities and the insurance market.
She advises various industries on the South African Consumer Protection law.
Areas of expertise
Medical Negligence & Medical Law
Construction & Engineering
Fidelity Guarantee & Commercial Crime
Contractual dispute resolution & litigation
Consumer protection law - Product recall and product liability
Successfully represented a major pharmaceutical company in an inquest
Represented insurers of manufacturers in relation to products liability in the construction, mining & engineering fields; medical and pharmaceutical industries; the motor industry and the food industry
Providing coverage advice to insurers on all aspects of insurance law.
Successfully represented insurers in a substantial professional indemnity claim arising against the administrators and trustees of a medical scheme.
Representing insurers of insurance brokers, medical practitioners and private hospitals in relation to professional indemnity claims.
Successfully represented a commercial client in a substantial contractual dispute in the High Court and Supreme Court of Appeal.
Lisa appeared in The International Who's Who of Insurance & Re-Insurance Lawyers 2008, 2009 and 2010
Lisa was listed as an up and coming individual in her field Dispute Resolution by Chambers Global 2009
Lisa is listed as a leader in the field on Dispute Resolutions by Chambers Global 2010
Lisa is listed in Madisons Who's Who for 2009/2010.