Lalena drafts and negotiates commercial contracts in a range of sectors including broadcast, communication, media and travel with a focus on procurement of a wide range of products, software and services.
Lalena’s experience has included negotiating the procurement of capacity planning software from a large software supplier, connectivity services between broadcast companies, staff augmentation arrangements on a project basis, procurement of SaaS services for software development and storage.

Lalena has set up and operated  managed legal services accounts with major clients which includes:

  • negotiating high volumes of agreements
  • data analysis and reporting
  • precedent updates
  • contract management
  • in house work flow
  • playbook development
  • analysis of processes
  • continuous improvement of contracting processes.

Lalena maintains excellent relationships with her clients. She manages her deals efficiently, with great communication, and a focus on getting deals closed while ensuring the legal risks are kept within her client’s requirements.

PREVIOUS POSITIONS

  • Associate, Radiant Law (2016 - March 2017)
  • Associate, Fairbridge Arderne and Lawton (2014-2015)
  • Candidate Attorney, Fairbridge Arderne and Lawton (2012-2013)

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science (University of the Witwatersrand)
  • Bachelor of Laws (University of Cape Town)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa and a notary public in February 2014.

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