After completing his articles at Zuneid Osman and Company, Imraan joined the South African History Archive and was an attorney and researcher in the Freedom of Information Programme. Imraan spent two years at the South African History Archive and simultaneously completed his LLM degree in Constitutional and Human Rights Law. At the end of his stint at the South African History Archive, Imraan was fortunate to have been offered a clerkship with Justice Johan Froneman at the Constitutional Court, where he served Justice Froneman for a year before joining Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr as an associate in the dispute resolution department.

Public Sector: Administrative, Regulatory Constitutional Law

  • Advising in relation to the PFMA, the MFMA and the associated regulatory frameworks (including procurement, delegations of authority and supply chain management issues);
  • Advising departments, municipality's, public and private entities on contractual relationships with service providers;
  • Advising private entities on interactions and relations with government departments and public entities and operating within highly regulated industries (including advice on contractual interpretation);
  • Drafting submissions on proposed legislation;
  • Drafting and reviewing public policies and local government by-laws;
  • Applying for, and defending against applications for, access to information under the PAIA; and
  • Corporate Investigations.


  • Initiating and opposing judicial reviews and other applications in the defence, development / planning, gambling, health, local government, mining, education, electronic communication and transport sectors.


  • BA (Law and International Relations), University of Witwatersrand
  • LLB, University of Witwatersrand
  • LLM, University of Johannesburg