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Panel Member In The Spotlight


Bcom (Law) LLB

Corporate Commercial and Data Privacy Law Specialist
Previously at Hogan Lovells


Natasha Jansen is an admitted attorney with 11 years post qualification experience, specialising in Corporate Commercial Law and Data Privacy Law.

Natasha has a BCom LLB and was admitted as an attorney in 2008. She rose to the level of senior associate at Hogan Lovells before leaving to join Deloitte Legal as Senior Manager of the Corporate Commercial Legal Team and subsequently JSE listed Life Healthcare Group as Senior Legal Counsel and later Deputy-Head of Legal. Natasha left to focus on her commercial practice and joined Caveat in 2017.

Data Privacy

Natasha has worked in the field of Data Privacy for a period of 6 years, with specialised hands-on Data Privacy experience gained in the South African Healthcare Industry through her employment at Life Healthcare Group, where she managed their POPI (Protection of Personal Information Act) compliance and implementation project during her 4 year tenure with the Group.

Natasha now specialises in Data Privacy Compliance (POPIA), and has the subject-matter knowledge and experience to take clients through their entire Data Privacy compliance journey, which includes providing training and awareness, Data Privacy Gap assessments, legal advice around POPI compliance and implementation measures, and drafting privacy related documents, policies and agreements.

Corporate Commercial Law

Natasha has also gained experience on broad range of corporate and commercial law matters and throughout her legal career, including:

  • Drafting and reviewing all types of Commercial Contracts, including Services Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Terms and Conditions of Service, Website Terms of Use and Privacy Policies, Commercial Lease Agreements, and the like;
  • Corporate Law legal services and merger and acquisition transactions, including sale of shares, sale of business, shareholders agreements, MOI (Memorandum of Incorporation), Legal due diligence, and corporate law advice and opinions;
  • Commercial law advice and opinions;
  • In-house legal consulting services on an outsourced basis (either retained or ad-hoc); and
  • Specialised Healthcare legal consulting services, including the drafting and reviewing of industry specific commercial agreements and Data Privacy compliance and implementation.

Acolades and Awards

Natasha was awarded the “Philip Friedland Prize” from the Law Society of the Northern Provinces as the most successful candidate in the Attorneys Board Exams for 2007, achieving the highest overall exam results.

While at Life Healthcare, the legal team was shortlisted as finalists for the Legal Department of the Year – Small Team Category in the African Legal Awards for 2013, 2014 and 2017, and were the winners of the award in 2015. The legal team was also listed in the Legal 500 – GC Power list: Africa Teams for 2016.

Natasha’s articles: POPI and Your Business and Direct Marketing and POPI