Spice People: UKZN’s Atisha Ghela

atishaWith an LLB qualification from UKZN’s School of Law as a solid foundation, Ms Atisha Ghela is confident her recently established legal firm, Atisha Ghela & Associates Attorneys at Law, will succeed.

Ghela, who has 10 years of law practice behind her since graduating in 2002, said her new business was situated at the Gateway Shopping Centre in Umhlanga.

‘My qualification has liberated me as a woman – I am independent, driven and focused. I am motivated by the different roles and responsibilities granted to me during my schooling years which generally focused around representing others,’ said Ghela.

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Our Firm​

Atisha Ghela & Associates, Attorneys at law are now in private practice. Atisha Ghela  is the principal of the practice and has over  10 years of legal experience. She previously practiced  at Attorneys Anand Nepaul and MacRobert Inc Attorneys. She further went on to join IBV International Vaults as the in house legal advisor.

The firms specialises in the following areas of practice :

  • Commercial litigation
  • Property law
  • Family law
  • Third party claims

Medico legal matters and referrals to the Health Professionals Council of SA

  • Labour law and representation at CCMA and labour court
  • Insurance law and referrals to the Ombudsman
  • Business compliance
  • Injury on duty claims
  • Bills of costs
  • General collections

Specific Areas of Practice

Employment Law

  •  Drafting of employee contacts
  • Practical guide to understand the Basic  Conditions of Employment Act, 1997 and Employment Equity Act,  Act 55 of 1998;
  •  Disciplinary process and representation
  •  IOD Claims
  •  Representation at CCMA and Labour Court

Family Law 

  •  Divorce matters
  •  Domestic Violence
  •  Maintenance Claims
  •  Care and Contact of Children
  •  Adoption matters

Wills and Estates

  •  Drafting of Wills
  •  Winding up Estates
  •  Estate planning

General Areas

  • ​Collections
  •  Business Enterprise transfers
  •  Business licences
  • Bills of cost
  • Commercial litigation
  • Personal injury matters
  • Medico legal matters
  • RAF claims
  • Insurance law

Property Law

  • ​Lease agreements
  • Rental disputes
  • Property transfers
  • Business property compliance
  • Property insurance, referrals to ombudsman, litigation pertaining to insurance matters
  • Property tenant management for body corps

Court Appearances

Appearances at all Magistrates and Regional courts in the Durban and surrounding areas.

About Naufal Khan

Naufal Khan was the Publisher at ADISHAKTI MEDIA and the editor-in-chief of the South African Indian news service Indian Spice. Khan was former Sunday Times journalist and also an occult fiction and non-fiction writer with several published titles.

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