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Nikita Shaw

Senior Associate/PSL

Johannesburg

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Nikita Shaw

Senior Associate/PSL

Johannesburg

Nikita is a senior associate and professional support lawyer in the Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution team in the Johannesburg office. She has advised both domestic and foreign clients on a wide range of employment issues including executive terminations, alternative staffing arrangements, redundancies and workplace investigations (including those with Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and United Kingdom Bribery Act implications). She has particular expertise in employee transfers, managing the people aspect of large corporate reorganisations as well as post-transfer integration and harmonisation. 

Nikita is recognized as a Next Generation Lawyer by Legal500 EMEA 2017.

News & insights

Luxembourg government’s draft budget law for 2021

Publications: 20 OCTOBER 2020

Luxembourg government’s draft budget law for 2021

As announced by the Prime Minister last Tuesday, new tax measures are included in the Luxembourg government’s budget bill for fiscal year 2021 which has been submitted to the Parliament on 14 October…

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Building

Publications: 19 OCTOBER 2020

The FCA’s 5 conduct questions: Translating theory to practice

The FCA has published its “Five Conduct Questions” report for 2020, highlighting key observations and issues with respect to firms’ conduct and culture programmes

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Publications: 19 OCTOBER 2020

In Credit Podcast: FCA’s finalised guidance on branch and ATM closures or conversions

This is the first episode of what will be a regular podcast – In Credit – where the A&O team cover recent trends and updates in Consumer Credit and Retail.

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Change of governance at Allen & Overy in Luxembourg

News: 19 OCTOBER 2020

Allen & Overy advises Adevinta ASA on the sale of its online classified businesses

Allen & Overy is advising Adevinta ASA (Adevinta) on the sale of its online classifieds businesses Avito in Morocco, Tayara in Tunisia and Fincaraíz in Colombia to Frontier Digital Ventures (FDV).

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Office

Johannesburg

Allen & Overy (South Africa) LLP
6th Floor, 90 Grayston, 90 Grayston Drive, Sandton
Johannesburg
2196

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as an Attorney (South Africa), 2013

Academic

Post Graduate Diploma in Labour Law, University of Johannesburg, 2014

Master of Commerce (Taxation) (cum laude), Rhodes University, 2013

Advanced Certificate in Business Rescue Practice (cum laude), Centre for Business Law of the University of South Africa and the Law Society of South Africa, 2012

Bachelor of Laws, Rhodes University, 2009

Bachelor of Arts (Legal Theory and Psychology), Rhodes University, 2007

Published work

Co-author, “South Africa”, The Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Review, 2014

Co-author, “South Africa”, The International Insolvency Review, 2013-2014