Preeta Bhagattjee is National Practice Head and a Director of our Technology and Sourcing practice area. She holds a BA LLB from University of the Witwatersrand; LLM from University of South Africa (UNISA); LLM from University of Johannesburg and was admitted as an attorney in 1999.
Bhagattjee began her career in 1997 as a candidate attorney at Cliffe Dekker and Todd (now Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr). In 1999 Preeta was appointed as an associate and promoted to the position of senior associate in 2000. In 2001, she became a director.
Bhagattjee is one of the forefront specialists in our market. Her wealth of clients includes Absa Bank, Old Mutual, Nedbank Limited and FirstRand Bank demonstrates that she maintains her prominence in her chosen field and continues to advise clients on high profile, high risk technology projects.
She has assisted numerous major clients, both within the ICT sector and as customers of ICT services and in both the public and private sector, on technology and communications law, outsourcing and service level agreements, e-commerce law, intellectual property and data protection and privacy issues.
Bhagattjee is widely recognised by the market and is recommended by Chambers Global 2009 to 2016 and Bhagattjee is ranked as one of the prominent lawyers in the South African IT and Telecoms legal sector. She maintained her Band 1 ranking from 2011 to 2016 and Best Lawyers International South Africa (2011 – 2016) listed Bhagattjee as a ‘best lawyer’ in Outsourcing.