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JUNIOR COUNSEL

Muhammed Coovadia

Year Of Admission:
  • 2021
Email:
  • coovadia@adv21.co.za
Contact Number:
  • 071 362 6709
Practice areas:
  • Administrative law
  • Arbitration
  • Banking and finance
  • Company law
  • Constitutional and human rights law
  • Construction law
  • Criminal law
  • Insolvency law
  • Insurance law
  • Labour law
  • Matrimonial and family law
  • Medical negligence and personal injury
Brief curriculum vitae:

Muhammed Coovadia was called to the Bar in 2021 and he has a general litigation practice. However, he specialises in contractual disputes, as well as, various aspects of corporate law.
Coovadia holds an LLB degree from the University of Johannesburg, which he obtained in 2017. As well as, an LLM in commercial law degree from the University
of Johannesburg, which he obtained in 2019. Where he was awarded with the highest mark achieved in the LLM subject of interpretation of contracts.
Coovadia underwent articles at a Johannesburg based boutique law firm which specialised in personal injury law and he has gained invaluable experience in civil litigation and motion court work. He simultaneously underwent Practical Legal Training at the School for Legal Practice, where he successfully completed the course.
Prior to entering into the legal profession, Coovadia was employed for a period of more than 5 years in a middle-management position in the property investment and management sector.

Academic qualifications:

LLB (University of Johannesburg)
LLM – Commercial Law (University of Johannesburg)

Society memberships:

Golden Key International Honour Society
Johannesburg Society of Advocates

Publications:

The effect of the principle of reciprocity on the exceptio non adimpleti contractus in light of the Constitution: A South African perspective.

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