Tendai Jangara

Director

Tendai Jangara is a Director in our Dispute Resolution practice and she leads Corporate and White Collar Investigations service. Her cross-border career highlights include investigating and successfully resolving multi-million-rand irregular expenditure transactions, providing advice on regulation, compliance and corporate governance matters as per legislative requirements and King IV standards, as well as developing and delivering fraud awareness strategies and training for clients and aligned forensic functions to enterprise-wide processes. Based on her experience in the field of Corporate and Forensic investigations, Tendai advises in-house forensic teams on best practice. She also leads, advises on, and provides training for workplace investigations. Tendai is also a data protection specialist and advises on compliance with POPIA and the GDPR.

Tendai Jangara

About Tendai

About Tendai

Before joining CDH, Tendai was the Head of Department: Forensic Investigations and Advisory Services at a commercial law firm. Prior to that, she managed her own legal and forensic consultancy. Tendai began her career with an international research firm and progressed to a forensic department at a Bank before joining a top-four auditing firm as a Senior Consultant in Risk Advisory (Forensics).

Credentials

Credentials

Education

  •  Doctor of Laws (LLD) Privacy, Data Protection and Technology, current
  • Master of Philosophy in Accounting Sciences (option Fraud Risk Management), University of Pretoria, 2015
  • Advanced Certificate in Forensic Practitioner, Fasset SETA, 2010
  • Certificate in Fraud Examination, University of Pretoria, 2009
  • Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB), University of Cape Town, 2006
  • Registered with the Legal Practice Council

 Memberships

  • Advocate of the High Court of South Africa
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) International and South African Chapter
  • Commercial Forensic Practitioner FP(SA)
  • Supporter, The Ethics Institute, South Africa
  • Member (M.Inst.D) Institute of Directors South Africa (IoDSA)

About Tendai

Before joining CDH, Tendai was the Head of Department: Forensic Investigations and Advisory Services at a commercial law firm. Prior to that, she managed her own legal and forensic consultancy. Tendai began her career with an international research firm and progressed to a forensic department at a Bank before joining a top-four auditing firm as a Senior Consultant in Risk Advisory (Forensics).

Credentials

Education

  •  Doctor of Laws (LLD) Privacy, Data Protection and Technology, current
  • Master of Philosophy in Accounting Sciences (option Fraud Risk Management), University of Pretoria, 2015
  • Advanced Certificate in Forensic Practitioner, Fasset SETA, 2010
  • Certificate in Fraud Examination, University of Pretoria, 2009
  • Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB), University of Cape Town, 2006
  • Registered with the Legal Practice Council

 Memberships

  • Advocate of the High Court of South Africa
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) International and South African Chapter
  • Commercial Forensic Practitioner FP(SA)
  • Supporter, The Ethics Institute, South Africa
  • Member (M.Inst.D) Institute of Directors South Africa (IoDSA)

News

Obtaining and managing evidence in corporate forensic investigations: Legality, sources and integrity
Corporate & White Collar Investigations

Obtaining and managing evidence in corporate forensic investigations: Legality, sources and integrity

The manner in which evidence is obtained and relied upon during forensic investigations plays a critical role in the whole investigative process, especially in establishing investigation...

Anti-Money Laundering: A reminder to comply with legislation and work towards South Africa’s removal from the FATF grey list
Corporate & White Collar Investigations

Anti-Money Laundering: A reminder to comply with legislation and work towards South Africa’s removal from the FATF grey list

Money laundering is the illegal practice of making proceeds obtained through criminal activities, such as the trafficking of illegal drugs, corruption, ransom demands, and human trafficking,...

Addressing unauthorised, irregular, fruitless and wasteful expenditure (UIFW) in municipalities
Corporate & White Collar Investigations

Addressing unauthorised, irregular, fruitless and wasteful expenditure (UIFW) in municipalities

On 31 May 2023, the Auditor-General, Tsakani Maluleke, released the Consolidated General Report on Local Government Audit outcomes for the 2021-22 financial year. Unauthorised, irregular,...

CDH Women Empowerment podcasts
Firm News

CDH Women Empowerment podcasts

10 April 2023 marked 100 years since the Woman Legal Practitioners Act 7 of 1923 was promulgated. The Act contained a single section, which reads: “ Women shall be entitled to be admitted...

Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA)
Corporate & White Collar Investigations

Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA)

On 3 July 2023, the Information Regulator issued the first administrative fine for POPIA violations and failure to comply with an enforcement notice. This alert considers the key lessons...