Tashia is a consultant and currently assists Lighthouse Law with its learning and training programs through the Lighthouse Law Academy, as well as some of its client engagement initiatives.  

Having occupied various positions and roles in the legal industry throughout her career, Tashia has developed a keen interest in business and strategy development in the legal industry and uses her vast and varied experience to help strengthen legal business and client engagement.  She is also a specialist pensions lawyer having co-authored the textbook 'The Pension Funds Act: A Commentary' She is an independent trustee of several retirement funds and a leading beneficiary fund, and also provides pension law training to trustees and others. 

Tashia has been listed in “Who’s Who Legal: Pension and Benefits” for 2015, 2016 & 2017 and was named as a “Best Lawyer” by Best Lawyer Global for SA in the category of Benefits for 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017. 

Previous Positions

  • Of Counsel: Pensions and Financial Regulation, Bowmans (2015 – Feb 2018) 
  • Partner, Bowmans (2011 – 2015)
  • Partner, Hunter Law (2006 – 2011) 
  • Senior Associate, Edward Nathan (2005-2006)
  • Assistant Adjudicator, Office of the Pension Funds Adjudicator (Jan 2004 – Dec 2004)
  • Candidate Attorney and Associate, Bowmans (2001 – 2003)
  • Judicial Law Clerk at the Constitutional Court of South Africa (June 1998 –  June 1999)

Education

  • Certificate in Training & Development Management (University of Cape Town)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Employment Law (University of Cape Town) 
  • Masters in Law, University of Michigan, USA 
  • BA (Hons), LLB (summa cum laude), University of KZN (Howard College), Durban 

Qualifications

  • Admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa (2003)

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