BK began his professional career as an Accountant for the Honorary French Consulate in Lesotho in 2011, during which year he obtained his Level B1 Diploma in French language proficiency. In 2015, he joined Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr as a Candidate Attorney. BK completed his articles of clerkship in 2017, and was admitted as an Attorney in 2018.

  • Anti-Money Laundering ("AML") – Advised a Financial Services client on the AML risk attendant to its proposed transactional banking product and digital platform.
  • AML – Advised a Gambling, Hospitality and Leisure client as to whether it, as a reporting institution under the Financial Intelligence Centre Act of 2001 ("FICA"), can rely on an undertaking by a secondary accountable institution.
  • AML – Designed and drafted a Risk Management and Compliance Programmes ("RMCP") as prescribed by FICA for a Real Estate client, which was one of the industry firsts.
  • AML – Reviewed the RMCP of a large Corporate Law firm, evaluating its compliance with FICA.
  • AML – Advised a Financial Services client on whether it would be appropriate to adopt a 1-tier risk model in its RMCP.
  • BEE – Drafted an Enterprise and Supplier Development Agreement and a suite of corporate legal documents for a large Corporate Law firm.
  • Franchising – Assisted with the overhaul of the franchising model of a Logistics client, in line with the Consumer Protection Act of 2008 and the Competition Act of 1998.
  • Franchising – Reviewed a licensing agreement involving multiple sports apparel brands, for a Manufacturing client.
  • Information Security – Advised an Energy client on the laws and policies relating to the treatment and protection of classified government documents.
  • Medical Ethics & Regulation – Advised a Healthcare client on the legality of financial incentives in the medical professions.
  • Mergers & Acquisitions – Drafted, reviewed and vetted various agreements during the disposal of the business of an FMCG client.

Education

  • B.Comm (Accounting), Rhodes University
  • LLB, Rhodes University
  • Admitted: 2018

Memberships

  • Legal Practice Council
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