Zaakir specialises in white collar crime, forensic investigations, cybercrime and corporate governance. He also has extensive experience in fraud prevention and detection, money laundering, regulatory compliance, working with law enforcement authorities and providing watching briefs in criminal matters.
“Zaakir is a welcome addition to our team and will further solidify our position as a leading South African commercial law firm. His considerable knowledge in anti-corruption investigation will greatly benefit our clients,” says Tim Fletcher, Director and National Head of CDH’s Dispute Resolution practice.
Prior to joining CDH, Zaakir obtained his LLB degree from the University of South Africa in 2007 and, thereafter, began his career with Werksmans Attorneys as a Candidate Attorney in 2008. In 2013, he was appointed as a Senior Associate at Werksmans Attorneys before joining ENS as a Director of Forensics in 2014.