Azhar is a Professional Support Lawyer (PSL) for our offices in South Africa. Azhar has worked as a PSL at Clyde & Co since February 2020, and has a focus on court procedure/practice, incident management, learning & development, intranet content management and insurance litigation.
Azhar is skilled at research, communication and legal writing & drafting. He is a strong legal professional with a Bachelor’s Degree focused in Law from the University of Johannesburg, as well as a Higher Certificate in Islamic Finance, Banking & Law from the Regent Business School.
Azhar joined Clyde & Co in Johannesburg in January 2018, where he worked as a Candidate Attorney (Trainee), and assisted with insurance litigation in matters concerning aviation, public liability (including personal injury claims) and professional indemnity (including defending medical malpractice matters, directors & officers liability claims and preparing responses to the FAIS Ombudsman).
Currently, Azhar reports to the Head of Knowledge Management for the region. His role involves the creation of precedents and other resources; developing and delivering training courses for our lawyers and clients; overseeing and assisting in the development of the local and electronic Library; monitoring legal developments and guiding our lawyers in their research.