Safiyya Patel

Non-executive Board Member

Safiyya serves as head of corporate practice at global law firm Webber Wentzel. She is a leading expert in commercial law, mergers & acquisitions, and transactions related to broad-based black economic empowerment (B-BBEE). She has written on cyber-rights and worked across mining, financial services, construction, media, telecommunications, broadcasting, and information technology law. Saffiya has been recognised by Legal 500 (for mergers & acquisitions), India Business Law Journal (for top international law firms who work in India), Who’s Who Legal (for internet, e-commerce & data protection), and Best Lawyers (for corporate law).

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Harambee in the News

Sector innovation creates new work from home call centre jobs for South African youth

24 Mar 2021

Collaboration between industry stakeholders proves it’s ability to unlock jobs.


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Harambee in the News

Too big to fail? How about too big to implement?

Why economic growth plans should focus on sector-level solutions.


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Harambee in the News

Business process outsourcing sector helps SA spring into jobs growth

11 Mar 2021

In partnership with the private sector, national government through the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC), and youth employment accelerator Harambee the BPO sector has seen growth over the past year, with a growing pipeline of interested investors.


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