Kara Meiring

Kara Meiring

Associate

Kara Meiring is an Associate in our Dispute Resolution practice, practicing with a focus on corporate and commercial litigation, as well as business rescue, restructuring and insolvency. Kara assists in advising corporate clients in a variety of company law disputes and has experience in providing general corporate litigation advice regarding inter alia commercial lease contracts, financial assistance in terms of the Companies Act and POPI compliance.

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Kara joined Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr as a Candidate Attorney in 2020. She served her articles of clerkship whilst serving in CDH's Dispute Resolution, Employment Law, and Corporate & Commercial Practice. 

She was appointed as an Associate in the Dispute Resolution practice in 2022 and admitted as an Attorney and Notary of the High Court of South Africa in the same year.

  • Assisting with advising clients on complex commercial matters, including contractual disputes, lease disputes and insight on litigious strategy and  options.
  • Worked on various litigation matters in the High Court for several listed companies, including but not limited to PetroSA, Distell Limited, Mediclinic Group, PSG Capital (Pty) Limited, Pioneer Foods Limited, National Students Financial Aid Scheme and Equites Property Fund Limited.
  • Experience with business rescue, restructuring and insolvency matters such as liquidation and sequestration applications, business rescue applications, assisting with the running of insolvency enquiries and other insolvency related litigation including the issuing of urgent applications for the extension of a liquidators powers.
  • Formed part of the team that assisted Grand Parade Investments, an established empowerment company, with holdings in the food and gaming sectors, with disposals of its interests in various entities, including Burger King in South Africa on the disposal of their interests in Burger King South Africa to a US-based private equity fund.
  • Provided general corporate litigation advice regarding inter alia commercial lease contracts, master service agreements and regulatory compliance.
  • Assisting with various forensic investigations into potential company and employee fraud.

Education

  • BCom (Law), University of Stellenbosch
  •  LLB, University of Stellenbosch
  • Certificate in Transnational Commercial Law (EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht)
  • Year of Admission as an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa: February 2022
  • Year of Admission as a Notary of the High Court of South Africa: February 2022

 Memberships

  • SARIPA
Increasing need for regulation in the crypto
21 June 2022 Dispute Resolution

Increasing need for regulation in the crypto

It has become clear that blockchain technology and the cryptocurrencies it supports are here to stay. Kara Meiring, Associate in our Dispute Resolution practice discussed the increasing need for regulation in the crypto markets on Channel Africa's African of the Future.

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