Ilana is a senior member of the Lighthouse team and has well over 10 years of experience working for local and international multinationals in the information technology services, financial services, telecommunication services, broadcast and media sectors.

Ilana is also a key member of the Lighthouse team that provides ongoing commercial contracting support to:

  • multinational, fast-moving, consumer goods manufacturers in the bottling and beverage services sectors; and
  • several large South African banks.

She has extensive experience acting for both private and public sector clients.

Ilana advises on all aspects of commercial contracting, including global contracting solutions across Europe and Africa, corporate restructuring initiatives, facilities management solutions and managing procurement processes from tender initiation to contract conclusion.

She has specialised experience in the structuring and negotiation of asset financing arrangements, remediation of procurement contracts as a result of significant M&A activity, hardware procurement transactions and the management and negotiation of large-scale outsourcing transactions.

Previous Positions

  • Principal, Radiant Law Limited (2015 – January 2017)
  • Head of Legal, T-Systems South Africa (2013 – 2015)
  • Senior Legal Advisor, T-Systems South Africa (2011 – 2013)
  • Contracts and Negotiations Manager, IBM South Africa (2001 – 2011)
  • CA & Associate, Harvey Nossel Attorneys (1999 – 2001)


  • B-Proc Law, University of South Africa, 1999


  • Admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa (2001)

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