Yushanta is a director and co – head of the corporate and commercial team. She has over 12 years of experience.
She advises both domestic and international clients in relation to general corporate, commercial and contract work, cross-border and international transactions including upstream and downstream private equity and BEE structuring and mergers & acquisitions.
Her practice covers a variety of industries, including financial institutions & services, hospitality & leisure, mining and commodities and private equity. She regularly conducts and project-manages legal due diligence investigations across these industries.
Yushanta has also worked across many jurisdictions in Africa, including Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Lesotho and has experience with working with Indian and Chinese clients.
Before joining the practice, Yushanta worked for other well-known international law firms.
Yushanta holds an LLB from the University of Pretoria and is a member of the Legal Practice Council. She also holds a certificate in Advanced Company Law from the University of the Witwatersrand, and a certificate for completion of the ‘Indian Program for Legal Talents in BRICS Countries’, from the Amnity Law School in Noida, India, which program was in collaboration with the Bar Association of India.
She has been recognised as Best Lawyers 2019 - 2021 for Corporate & Commercial Law.