Natasha joined Gittens & Associates as an articling student in 2017 and became an Associate with the firm in February 2019. She is also a member of the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Canadian Bar Association.
She obtained her LLB degree through the University of South Africa, and commenced her articles at Koep & Partners in Windhoek, Namibia in 2015. During this time, she also received the prestigious Chief Judge Karuaihe Excellence Award as the top student of the bar admission examinations in Namibia. Since her successful admission to the bar, she appeared in civil matters, both in the Magistrates’ Courts and the High Court of Namibia.
After relocating to Canada, Natasha attended the University of Alberta to complete the Internationally Trained Lawyer Pathway in 2017 and completed the bar exams in Newfoundland and Labrador in 2018. She appears before the Provincial and Supreme Courts in Newfoundland and Labrador on a regular basis where she represents her clients professionally.
Her experience covers a wide range of legal areas, including, but not limited to, corporate and commercial law, shareholders’ disputes, employment law, lease disputes, construction law, professional negligence, defamation, immigration, family law as well as wills and estates. She understands the needs of her clients, both locally and internationally, and provides her clients with sound advice and sensible solutions.
She enjoys hiking, reading, swimming and snowshoeing. She is also fully conversant in English and Afrikaans.
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