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Fasken Enhances its Insolvency and Restructuring Expertise Bench Strength with New Hires

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Johannesburg (South Africa) – Fasken announces the arrival of Haroon Laher, partner, in the Insolvency and Restructuring group along with his team members, senior associate Lerothodi Mohale, associate Lillian Mello and legal assistant Charleen van Blerk.


Haroon is well respected for his in-depth knowledge of financial restructuring and insolvency issues and regularly advises major banks and financial institutions, as well as creditors, liquidators and business rescue practitioners in financial restructuring, business rescue and insolvency issues. His experience covers a broad range of industry sectors, which include mining and commodities, energy, retail, telecommunications and agriculture.


He is a dedicated and active board member of the South Africa Restructuring and Insolvency Practitioners Association (SARIPA). Haroon also lectures on insolvency and business rescue to Bachelor of Law students at the University of the Witwatersrand and regularly writes on topical legal issues.


“We are delighted to welcome Haroon, Lerothodi, Lillian and Charleen to Fasken. Haroon’s strength lies in his indisputable depth of experience, solid expertise and holistic approach when partnering with clients on their most pressing insolvency and restructuring issues and will significantly add to our bench strength in this practice area” said Blaize Vance, Managing Partner, South Africa.


In an evolving legal landscape, the Firm’s Restructuring and Insolvency group assists clients by considering all aspects relating to solvent and insolvent restructuring and bankruptcy issues. We collaborate with colleagues in our tax, banking, labour and employment, pensions, mergers and acquisitions and financial services groups to address present and future risk.

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