Nivesh Maharaj

Areas of Practice: administrative, administrative law, arbitration, banking, banking and finance, commercial law, competition law, criminal law, family law, insolvency and company law, insurance, Junior Counsel, labour law, Local Government Law, matrimonial and family law, matrimonial law, medical negligence

Year of Admission


Contact Details

073 478 7777




  • Bachelor of Laws, Post graduate certificate in Compliance Management


Society Memberships


  • Johannesburg Society of Advocates


Brief Curriculum

Nivesh Maharaj was admitted as an attorney in 2005 and practised as an attorney at one of the larger firms in KwaZulu-Natal. He then practised as a Legal Advisor from year 2007 to 2014.

He held the position of Legal and Compliance Manager within the Information Technology and Gaming sector for a company contracted to the National Gambling Board.

He was employed in the Insurance Industry and was Head of Legal and Regulatory conduct at a niche insurer, Lion of Africa Insurance Company and thereafter Legal Counsel at American International Group (AIG Limited South Africa).

He subsequently was admitted as an advocate in May 2015 and became a full member of the Johannesburg Bar and Society of Advocates in 2016 and currently practices as an advocate at Group 21 in Sandown Village.

Since admission his areas of practice include: Administrative Law, Arbitration, Banking and Finance, Commercial Law, Competition Law, Criminal Law, Insolvency and Company Law, Insurance Law, Labour Law, Local Government Law, Matrimonial and Family Law, Medical Negligence and Personal Injury Law.