Alaika is an associate based in our dispute resolution the Johannesburg office.
Alaika has experience in a variety of commercial disputes. She also has experience in public law, investigations, and anti-bribery and corruption.
Alaika worked at a local commercial law firm in Johannesburg before joining Herbert Smith Freehills in 2023. She was admitted as an attorney in April 2023.
LLB: University of KwaZulu-Natal
LLM (Constitutional Litigation): University of KwaZulu-Natal
Experience & expertise
- acting for an international bank in review proceedings brought by two state-owned entities relating to the sale of strategic crude oil stocks*
- acting for a number of sub-Saharan banks in proceedings brought against them regarding alleged breaches of a complex debt rescheduling arrangement in respect of a listed micro-lender*
*Experience prior to joining Herbert Smith Freehills