« As Group General Counsel, Fatima will provide support in overseeing all areas of law and legal risk management, supporting MTN Group`s strategic projects and initiatives, and supporting the implementation of the Group`s legal and regulatory strategy, » Modise concluded. Fatima brings over 25 years of legal experience to MTN, having held various positions in pan-African (Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group, Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Africa) and international (Herbert Smith Freehills LLP (Dubai) and Norton Rose Fulbright LLP (Dubai) law firms. Previously, she held the positions of Partner (Director) at Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group, responsible for Corporate Compliance and Investigations and Leadership: Legal, Regulatory and Commercial Compliance of MTN Group. MTN Group has announced the appointment of Michael Fleischer as Chief Legal Officer. He joins MTN Group from Gold Fields Limited, where he was Executive Vice President and General Counsel, after serving as a partner in the corporate services department of Webber Wentzel Bowens law firm. Fatima is an experienced and versatile legal executive with expertise in various disciplines, including but not limited to high-quality cross-border litigation management, legal risk mitigation and corporate investigations, mergers and acquisitions, and commercial law. Fatima is admitted to the High Court of South Africa. She holds a Master of Laws, a specialization in Law and a Bachelor of Arts, all from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. Save my name, email address, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. MTN Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Fatima Laher as Group Executive: Group Legal effective 1. October 2022. Fatima returns to MTN from Samsung Electronics, where she has held the position of Head of Disputes in Africa for the past six years. Lele Modise, Group Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer, said: « Fatima is an expert in providing strategic and innovative expert advice to leaders of the prestigious institutions for which she has worked locally and internationally. » Your email address will not be published.
Required fields are marked with an *.