Natasha Naidoo

Director
Phone: +27 11 593 3783
Mobile: +27 82 907 0353
Email: natasha.n@fwblaw.co.za
Johannesburg

Natasha Naidoo is a Director at Fairbridges Wertheim Becker, heading the insurance and medical law team in the Johannesburg office. With extensive expertise in insurance, reinsurance, medical malpractice, and healthcare regulatory law, Natasha provides comprehensive legal services to a diverse range of clients.

Areas of Specialisation:

  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Healthcare Regulatory Law
  • Pharmaceutical Liability
  • General Insurance Assets and Property Liability
  • Subrogated Recoveries
  • Directors’ and Officers’ Liability
  • Professional Indemnity
  • Product Liability and Recall Litigation

Natasha advises major insurers both locally and internationally on coverage issues and handles litigation related to general insurance assets, property liability, and subrogated recoveries. Her work includes directors’ and officers’ liability, professional indemnity, product liability and recall litigation.

In the medical field, Natasha deals with medical and dental malpractice and personal injury claims, representing private healthcare facilities, individual healthcare practitioners, and the Department of Health in South Africa. She also represents healthcare practitioners in professional misconduct complaints before statutory bodies such as the HPCSA, AHPCSA, and SAPC.

Natasha’s expertise extends to pharmaceutical companies, manufacturers and suppliers of medicines and medical devices, in both the private and public healthcare sectors. She advises on healthcare and pharmaceutical regulations, vaccine laws, indemnification, vaccine injury compensation systems, class actions, and product liability litigation in Africa. Her work includes risk assessments and supplier agreements for the procurement and supply of medicines and medical devices, including the Covid-19 vaccine.

She has also advised on clinical trials, compliance with the Marketing Code Authority, and the use of medicinal cannabis and nuclear medicine in South Africa. Additionally, Natasha has provided legal counsel to international stem cell donor organisations and healthcare facilities on the use of artificial intelligence in medical treatment plans.

Natasha has been involved in large, complex insurance and reinsurance arbitrations, representing major insurers in coverage disputes. Prior to joining Fairbridges Wertheim Becker, she was a director at an international global law firm.

Natasha regularly publishes articles in various magazines, journals, and newsletters. She presents on insurance and medical law topics at seminars, symposiums, conferences, and lectures on aspects of healthcare law.

Natasha’s dedication to providing high-quality legal services and her extensive expertise make her a valuable asset to Fairbridges Wertheim Becker and its clients.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (2014)
  • Specialising in Forensic Medicine, Third Party Compensation, and Sale and Lease

Membership of Professional Bodies:

  • Legal Practice Council, Gauteng