Denae provides commercial contract support to multinational corporate clients in the information technology, broadcast and media, financial services, tourism and consumer goods manufacturing sectors. She is a lead member of the Lighthouse team that supports a major client in the South African banking and financial services sector with a large-scale procurement contract remediation project following significant M&A activity.

Denae has particular experience in the management and negotiation of software, cloud-services and telecommunications services procurement transactions. She has also worked in the agri-services sector and assists a newly-established client with its agri-commodity procurement contracting activities throughout commodity crop cycles.

In the media and broadcast sector, Denae has assisted multinational organisations with large-scale ERP contracting activities and the procurement of mystery shopping services.  Denae has also assisted major South African banks with the procurement of market data services from several international market data vendors, together with the preparation of a comprehensive cloud-services playbook, focussing on data protection, cloud security and cloud-services performance standards to assist internal legal teams with the negotiation of these agreements.

In addition to the ongoing legal support Denae provides to clients, Denae is involved with the roll-out of Lighthouse’s innovative managed legal services offering, which includes the preparation of client contract templates and the automation of these templates using efficient technology platforms. Denae’s role also includes working together with client in-house teams to establish effective internal legal in-take processes, to establish streamlined and efficient internal procurement contracting activities.

Previous Positions

  • Associate, Radiant Law (2014- Mar 2017)
  • Candidate Attorney, Von Lieres Cooper Barlow & Hangone (2013 – 2014)


  • BSc (University of Stellenbosch)
  • BSc Hons (University of Stellenbosch)
  • LLB (University of Stellenbosch)


  • Admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa, 2014

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