Kirthi is managing associate within the Dispute Resolution and Regulatory teams. She is a qualified attorney in South Africa, with experience in advising multi-national companies in relation to cross-jurisdictional investigations relating to corruption, fraud and money laundering. She focuses on commercial litigation, corporate investigations, fraud and anti-money laundering issues.
- Advising multi-national company in relation to a cross-jurisdictional internal investigation, involving amongst other regulators the UK Serious Fraud Office.
- Conducting a due diligence for one of South Africa’s largest banking institutions in relation to the implementation of anti-money laundering controls.
- Representing a digital media company in a multi-million-dollar arbitration against a multi-national telecommunications company, resulting in an arbitral award in favour of the client concerning a contract for the provision of video on demand services.
Kirthi obtained her Bachelor of Social Science degree from the University of Cape Town in 2009 and her Bachelor of Law degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in 2012. She obtained her Master of Laws degree from the University of California, Berkeley, in 2013 with a specialisation in Environmental Law. After completing her articles at one of South Africa’s largest law firms, she joined Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa where she worked as a commercial litigation lawyer.
Law Society of South Africa
Young Business Group Guernsey (YBG)