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Raeesa Ebrahim Atkinson

Raeesa Ebrahim Atkinson obtained her Batchelors of Law (LLB) degree from the University of the Western Cape in 2015.

While at University she was a member of the Top 40 Achievers program in her third year and served as the Deputy Chairperson and eventually the Head of Training and Development at the University of Western Cape Moot Court Society. As a member of the Moot Court Society, she represented the University of the Western Cape in a number of Moot Court Competitions including the All Africa Human Rights Moot Court Competition and the Cape Bar Exposure Programme. Raeesa was also a member of the first South African team from a previously disadvantaged university who qualified and participated in the Philip C Jessup Cup or Moot Court Competition held at Washington DC in 2015.

She joined Schoeman Law Inc as a Professional Legal Assistant in 2020.

Raeesa is a driven and ambitious individual who thrives on learning.

She believes in being socially conscious and aspires to be more aware of the social issues which have bearing on our legal system.

Raeesa’s main legal interests are Contract Law, Commercial Law, Civil Litigation, Labour Law and Socio-economic Rights & Public International Law.


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Follow the process as stipulated in the contract

As a legal professional, it’s habitual to advise clients that they should read the terms of their contract carefully to ensure a proper understanding of the obligations and rights that apply to them. This act is further supported by clarifying a client’s…

testamentary trust
Inter vivos trust vs testamentary trust

A trust is a legal document that is set up and registered, whereby the trustees hold assets for the beneficiaries of the trust without owning such assets. When dealing with the administration of property there are two main types of trusts namely: an inter vivos trust…

Child maintenance – An overview

The relationship between parents and their children creates rights, duties and responsibilities that are enforceable by law. As a parent, you are responsible for your child,...
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Curator bonis vs curator ad litem

Under South African law, certain factors affect a person’s capacity to act on his/her behalf and manage his/her affairs. For example, factors such as age...
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Removing a minority shareholder

The Companies Act 71 of 2008, as amended (“Companies Act”), provides for the protection of minority shareholders’ rights. Section 163 of the Companies Act allows...
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