Zaheer Moosa focuses on corporate and commercial law, including mergers and acquisitions, crafting and interpreting various forms of commercial contracts and agreements for different types of entities, regulatory compliance reviews, regulatory license applications, commercial arrangements, e-commerce, data privacy law, and corporate governance.

Representative experience:

  • Assisted a major commercial bank with respect to an Over-the-counter Derivatives Provider License application in terms of section 6(8) of the Financial Markets Act.

  • Assisted in advising a foreign company on the legal and regulatory framework applicable to exporting 12 aircraft from South Africa to the foreign country. 

  • Assisted in advising a commercial bank on the interpretation of its Deposit Investment Account Agreement and the consequences of disinvestment.

  • Assisted in advising a mining company on the interpretation of its trust deed and the provisions of South African trust law. 

  • Assisted in advising a prominent construction company with respect to its compliance obligations in terms of health and safety legislation. 

  • Assisted in providing advice on the regulatory framework surrounding Special Purpose Acquisition companies. 

  • Assistance and advisory to companies in diverse sectors, on various aspects of company and commercial law, including commercial agreements, corporate governance and the King IV Code, partnership dissolutions and restructuring, revision and review of memoranda of incorporation and shareholder agreements, interpretation of lease agreements, and data privacy pursuant to the Protection of Personal Information Act.


Corporate Commercial

Areas of focus

Corporate and Commercial Law

Corporate Governance
Regulatory and Compliance
Commercial Contracts & Agreements
Data Privacy Law



2017, BA (Law) – University of the Witwatersrand
2019, LLB (cum laude) – University of the Witwatersrand 

Court Admissions

2021 Attorney, High Court of South Africa




October 2020 The Impact Lawyers “Keys about E-commerce and consumer protection” (with Jeff Buckland)
October 2020 Without Prejudice “E-Commerce and Value Added Tax” (with Marissa Wessels and Riëtte Van Zyl)
December 2020 Without Prejudice “Public Consultation: procedural fairness v procedural rationality – lessons learnt”


Zaheer Moosa




+27 11 775 6337

+27 11 286 6900

Practice area:

Corporate/transaction advisory & commercial

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