Candice Pillay focuses on commercial litigation, with emphasis on insurance law, medical negligence, medical malpractice, public liability, and claims against the state. She has represented plaintiffs and defendants.

Candice Pillay focuses on commercial litigation, with emphasis on insurance law, medical negligence, medical malpractice, public liability, and claims against the state. She has represented plaintiffs and defendants.

 

Being passionate about access to justice and empowerment, Candice has been involved in pro bono work for many years. She has assisted the following projects:

  • Police Brutality Advice Centre

  • Gender-Based Violence Initiative

  • Enterprise Development (Clinton Global, SEED and SPRING Accelerator Programme and Barefoot Solar project)

  • Walk-in Legal Advice Centre for the poor and vulnerable

 

She is the chairperson of the Teddy Bear Clinic for Sexually Abused Children and co-developed their award-winning court preparation programme for children giving evidence in court.

 

She represented the South African National Traders Association in Johannesburg and succeeded in the Constitutional Court in obtaining an interdict to prevent them from being arbitrarily removed from the City.

 

Candice obtained an interdict to prevent the City of Johannesburg from developing Alexandra until a land claims dispute had been settled on behalf of the Alexandra Property Owners Association.

Practices

Litigation

Insurance

 

Education

1995 BProc - University of the Witwatersrand

1997 LLB - University of the Witwatersrand

1998 BA (Hons) - University of the Witwatersrand

2017 PG Dip Management - Gordon Institute of Business Science, University of Pretoria

2018 MBA - Gordon Institute of Business Science, University of Pretoria

 

Awards/Rankings

2019 African Legal Awards

2019 Tropics Award for Best Legal Services to Entrepreneurs

2016 Africa Leadership Awards: Green Future Leadership Award

2016 World Women Leadership Congress & Award: Women Leadership Achievement Award

2015 Hogan Lovells (South Africa) Partner Spokesperson of the Year

Bar Admissions

1999 – High Court

Court Admissions

High Court 4 May 1999

Languages

English

Afrikaans

Zulu

LinkedIn

https://za.linkedin.com/pub/candice-pillay/54/3a5/b76

Candice Pillay

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Practice area:

Corporate citizenship

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