Alicia Koch

Alicia Koch is an admitted attorney with over 10 years PQE. She has worked in law firms, has had her own legal consulting company and has been an in-house legal counsel for a number of both global and local institutions. However, her passion has always been in researching a topic - finding out its' "Why" and more so, in writing articles, blogs or any other form of written content. She considers herself a "Renaissance Woman" (in training), with an absolute passion for the written word, music, art and all things beautiful.

In keeping with this topic of beauty, and keeping in mind her love of the written word, Alicia has (since the difficult start of 2020), started a content management company called "The Legal Bellatrist" (belle-lettres is a category of writing, originally meaning beautiful or fine writing. The writer thereof is therefore a belletrist). Alicia hopes that in embodying the role of "The Legal Belletrist", she will be able to do just that - write fine legal (and other) articles.

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How the Grinch stole Christmas… or did he?
How the Grinch stole Christmas… or did he?

“Holiday who-be what-ee?” Exactly that – who-be, what-ee, is it really Christmas time? At the best of times, Christmas is an emotional time of year! But this Holiday Season feels particularly glum. The Grinch feels like he has very much taken up residence in our homes,…

The work from home saga
The work from home saga

I have a shoe fetish. There I said it. I confess. Shoes are my “thing”. I have a whole Instagram account just about shoes (I’m not joking). And over the years, I have amassed quite a collection. Louboutin, Jimmy Choo, Manolo Blahnik. You name it. And because I am short,…

Being more than just a lawyer

As if advising on legal matters was not enough, companies are now expecting more out of their legal teams. You see, the lawyer of the future...
future lawyer

The enforcement of POPI

“Big brother is watching”. With the long awaited enforcement of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) on 1 July 2020, this scenario is now highly...
popi compliance

Cost recovery 101

Do you know what cost recovery is? According to the Strategic CFO, cost recovery is defined as “the method to recovering an expenditure which a business...
cost recovery

Who is your ideal client?

Finding the right client is kind of like trying to find your ideal life partner. When you are young and single, dating is a bit...
ideal client

Tomorrow’s lawyer, today

The legal profession is notoriously slow to change. In an article titled The Impact Of COVID-19 On How Law Firms Do Business When It Is...
Tomorrow’s lawyer, today

Drunk driving and the law

Many of us have been in the situation where we have ended up at a get-together with friends, loved ones or work colleagues and have...
Drunk driving and the law

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