Dhahini Naidu

Phone: +27 11 593 3798
Mobile: +27 76 950 5924
Email: dhahini.n@fwblaw.co.za


Dhahini was admitted as an attorney in 2017 and as a notary in 2021, and specialises in commercial litigation and property related matters with specific focus on:

• Commercial lease agreements;
• Contractual disputes;
• Corporate investigations;
• Insolvency;
• Asset forfeiture applications;
• Sectional title;
• White collar crime.

She acts for one of Africa’s leading commercial property companies, with offices around South Africa and operations in other African countries, as well as for various property managers within South Africa, and she is part of a team advising various entities concerning their work for South African state-owned enterprises and related matters, including several high profile litigious matters relating to allegations of corruption and State Capture.


Bachelor of Arts (Social Sciences) (University of the Witwatersrand) (2011)
Bachelor of Laws (University of the Witwatersrand ) (2015)
Certificate in Law of Banking and Financial Markets (University of the Witwatersrand) (2018)
Certificate in Advanced Company Law I & II (University of the Witwatersrand) (2020)
Currently reading for her Masters in commercial and business law, with a focus on advanced contract law, cyber law, data privacy and advanced administration law (University of the Witwatersrand) (2021 – 2022)
Completed the TerraLex 2022 Leadership Programme

Membership of Professional Bodies

The South African Restructuring and Insolvency Practitioners Association NPC (SARIPA)
International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL International)


In 2021 the Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans celebrated 15 years of showcasing South Africa’s eminent and accomplished young people. The theme was Resilience and Innovation for Excellence and the Mail & Guardian identify and award young incredible innovators and trailblazers in South Africa, in various professional categories. Dhahini was announced as one of the top 200 Young South Africans for 2021 in the Justice and Law category.